Thursday, August 29, 2013

Bike Tour Chef Position Available

We're in need of a Tour Chef to join our fantastic team of bike tour leaders. Below is a job description. If you know of anyone available to work our Southern Tier cross-country bicycle tour, March 6 - May 2, 2014, please send them our way!

Summary: The Tour Chef will efficiently prepare and cook healthy daily dinners and some breakfasts for 30 women using a trailer kitchen.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·      Prepare daily menus.
·      Prepare or supplement hotel breakfasts when necessary.
·      Purchase all food within budgetary constraints.
·      Maintain a customer focus while performing duties.
·      Prepare a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking on two propane burners in a trailer kitchen and with Dutch ovens and charcoal.
·      Take into account all dietary constraints such as food allergies and preferences when designing menus.
·      Maintain proper food storage, using two large ice coolers and trailer cupboards.
·      Serve meals promptly at an agreed upon time.
·      Prepare food for serving buffet-style.
·      Manage a sous-chef or other volunteers in food preparation.
·      Maintain a clean, safe and sanitary work area.
·      Coordinate and supervise the washing of dishes after meals.
·      Drive a 15-passenger van pulling a trailer.
·      Perform other duties assisting the cyclists and the Tour Guide as needed.

·      Have experience developing menus, preparing food, and cooking for small groups.
·      Possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members.
·      Be able to adjust cooking style as needed to accommodate client needs.
·      Be customer service focused.
·      Be able to read our cue sheets.
·      Be able to reach, bend, stoop and lift up to 40 pounds.
·      Be able to work outside in diverse weather and cramped conditions.
·      Be certified in First Aid and CPR.
·      Have a clean driving record.
·      Be organized, adaptable, resourceful, self-motivated, flexible, and have a sense of humor.
·      Be excited about helping women accomplish more than they thought capable of.