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Food Services Director

FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR

Skyview Ranch is seeking a ministry-minded individual for a full-time, year-round salaried position to plan and implement the food service program. Benefits include on-site housing, health/dental & pension.

Skyview is a year-round camp & retreat ministry located on 175 acres in the heart of Amish Country providing meaningful experiences that lead people to new and renewed life in Jesus Christ.

Training is available.

Food Services Director
Job Description

Mission: 
Skyview Ranch exists to serve the church for the purpose of evangelizing, discipling, and motivating individuals to return and serve the Lord.

Need for Position:
1. Skyview Ranch is experiencing growth at a rate that will cease unless the right detail oriented personnel are properly placed within the organization to harness and direct this growth.
2. The Food Service Director will manage the daily operations of the both the internal and external dining hall facility as it relates to food planning, purchasing, preparing, serving and keeping a clean environment.

Accountability:
To the Assistant Director 

Qualifications:
• A life that demonstrates the Lordship of Christ.
• Demonstrates a high level of commitment to the intense time, people and ministry demands of the Christian Camping environment.
• Proven leadership that motivates and inspires self and others to take action to achieve established yearly goals.
• Communication in a thorough, clear and timely manner with all staff members and volunteers.
• Distinct service mindedness that deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s Skyview experience through food service and a clean dining hall environment.
• Believes and communicates that Food Service is an essential part of a Christian Camping ministry.
• Ability to prepare and serve a wide range of foods skillfully for groups as large as 400.
• Working knowledge of the rules and regulations related to health and safety in food preparation.
• Ability to regularly lift up to 30 pounds and spend long periods of time standing.

Responsibilities:
1. FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS 
It is the responsibility of the Food Service Director to lead the dining hall operation of Skyview Ranch. These tasks include but are not limited to:
• Cultivate open communication with Assistant Director in regards to attendance and meal packages for contracted guest
• Work with Assistant Director to develop an optional menu for guest groups to choose from when booking a retreat 
• All menus and orders submitted a week in advance before guest stay
• Analyze data to find price per meal / per person
• Develop and organize a strategic plan to cut food cost
• Cultivate current relationship with our food vendors
• Keep consistent and thorough records
• Create record keeping for food inventory 
• Recruitment and mentoring of volunteer kitchen staff
• Prepare, monitor and administer the food services budget
• Maintain records of expenditures: food, supplies, personnel and equipment
• Supervise and train food service summer personnel
• Keep current with food service trends and issues

2. FOOD PREPARATION
It is the responsibility of the Food Service Director to develop and maintain high standard for food preparation and service with emphasis on menu appeal and nutritional value. These tasks include but are not limited to:
• Consistently have warm meals prepared on time 
• Develop a Skyview Ranch signature meal
• Plan menu adaptations for guests with special needs
• Proper storage and dating and labeling of food
• Administer the food service program in a multiple-site program
• Making necessary adjustments as a result of evaluations or recommendations

3. CLEANING
It is the responsibility of the Food Service Director to ensure that established sanitation and safety standards are maintained. These tasks include but are not limited to:
• Be responsible for the cleanliness and proper storage of all equipment and the proper handling, serving and storage of all foods.
• Finish through with cleaning everything, especially the small details, all the time
• Consistently check and empty all garbage cans: inside, outside, and in the bathrooms
• Bathrooms should be clean, checked and restocked with supplies before and after each meal
• Consistently clean fountain, coffee machine, counter before and after each meal 

Other Responsibilities:
• Meet weekly, or as required, with the Assistant Director to help generate clear and consistent communication.
• Build an environment that promotes teamwork, consistency, quality and excellence through the efforts of guest services, program and the housekeeping. All other departments are dependent on the success of these areas of responsibility.
• Maintain the office area in top condition

Time Distribution:
30% Food Service Operations
35% Food Preparation
30% Cleaning
5% Personal Development

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid 
Category:  Food Services

 

***Interested in applying?*** 
Resumes should be sent to Erin Bullington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or for questions contact the Ranch at 330 - 674 - 7511

Skyview Ranch
7241 Township Road 319
Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: 330-674-7511    Fax: 330-674-4606
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