Experienced Cook needed at South Texas Hunting Ranch ~ Seasonal w/ Full-time opportunity ~ Housing provided

Monte Cruz Ranch

Uvalde, TX
Job Type
Full Time or Seasonal
Date Posted
June 17, 2024
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Experienced cook wanted for South Texas Hunting Ranch.

Monte Cruz Ranch is located 20 miles west of Uvalde, TX. We are looking for an experienced, reliable cook that has a passion for creating great food, can work independently, and provide great service to our clients and the ranch owners.

The Position:

This role will be a seasonal position during hunting season, September until April. Private chef quarters with bedroom and bathroom are provided. Pay is DOE plus tips* (not guaranteed). Company vehicle may be provided for transportation to and from town for groceries.

There is an opportunity for additional day work in-between hunts, to be discussed with Ranch Manager during hiring process. There is also an opportunity for a full-time position for the right applicant.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • MEAL PREP/COOKING: Responsible for providing 3-4 meals per day, depending on type of hunt, also responsible for stocking snacks and drinks for guests. You must be comfortable with cooking a wide variety of food items for groups ranging in size from 2 to 20 (or more). You can plan on early morning and late nights during the hunts. Also plan on working during holidays for ranch owners.
  • CLEAN UP: Maintaining a clean kitchen at all times is a must, you are also responsible for cleaning all guest dishes after meals and a weekly deep clean of kitchen will be performed. Also required to maintain a clean and organized pantry and coffee/bar area.
  • HOSPITALITY: This position interacts daily with our guests, we expect our cook to be friendly, helpful and courteous to them.

Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of food preparation experience in a professional kitchen
  • Knowledge of proper food handling, storage, and safety protocols and regulations
  • Must have good people skills, strong work ethic, motivated and self-starter
  • The ability to read, write, and follow directions in a recipe


Please email bio and resume.

⚠️ Do not call.

Visit website here: https://montecruzranch.com/

Monte Cruz Ranch & Outfitters - Texas

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