Head Chef

Job Title:              Head Chef

                Areas of Focus: Dining Services

                Classification:     Nonexempt

                Reports to:         Executive Director


Position Description:

Looking for an exciting culinary opportunity in the Farm to Table Movement?

Procter Center is a 1200 acre camp, conference, and working farm located in the heart of Ohio.  Serving over 10,000 guests each year, the Center caters to everything from high-end catered weddings to weekly children’s summer camp.

Food is either organically grown on-site or purchased from local sources.

(http://www.procter.diosohio.org/ )

The Head Chef will be responsible for management of an industrial kitchen, menu development, and staff oversight.  The Chef will work closely with our on-site farm manager to determine what will be planted, harvesting times, and quantities.  The Head Chef must be able to spot problems and resolve them quickly and efficiently, maintain a level head, and delegate many kitchen tasks simultaneously.


•             Bachelor's degree (or related culinary degree)

•             Knowledge of the farm to table movement

•             Three or more years of culinary management experience

•             Demonstrated ability to work on a team

•             Desire to work in a Christian atmosphere


Physical Aspects of the Job:

­              Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds including unloading food, carry

trays of dishes, lifting supplies and equipment as needed.

­              Visual ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards.

­              Physical ability to operate kitchen equipment according to safe

recommended methods.

­              Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing for

long periods of time (60 minutes or more).

­              Determine cleanliness of dishes, food surfaces, general kitchen area,

cabins, bathrooms, and meeting spaces.


This is a full time, salaried position to begin immediately.


Annual salary, full benefits, and on-site housing can be provided with his/her own bedroom in a shared flat on the farm with a communal kitchen, baths, and living space.


Interested applicants should send a CV and resume to:

                Ms. Christine Tokarz



Publicaton Date: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 12:00am
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