Head Chef needed at Texas Hunting Ranch

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The BigWoods On The Trinity

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Tennessee Colony, TX
Job Type
Full Time or Seasonal
Date Posted
August 21, 2021
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

The BigWoods On The Trinity HEAD CHEF

About Us
A 7,500 acre fair chase Texas trophy buck, wild boar, and flooded timber mallard hunting paradise just 90 minutes south of Dallas. Five star hunting lodge amenities, wireless internet, conference facilities, a theater room, a 500 yard rifle range, gourmet food, trophy bass fishing and no limit (that's right) on kills on your wild hog hunt, explain why our re-booking rate exceeds 90%.

Who We Are Looking For:
We are looking for an experienced, reliable individual who has the culinary chops to work independently, has a passion for good food and has the ability to understand and manage food costs. The successful candidate will be well versed in all aspects of the operation of a clean, efficient, and nutritious kitchen, as well as a positive / productive attitude and will not hesitate to roll up his/her sleeves to get the job done with a commitment to the highest standards of food safety, cleanliness and sanitation.

The Position:
This role will be a permanent, roughly 30hr/week position during hunting season, every year, September until May. Although currently a seasonal position, adjustments for additional employment during the summer months are possible. It will be up to you. This will be a 5 day work schedule, weekends required.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • As Chef at The BigWoods you will have the freedom to cook however you like – this is an opportunity for a chef to be creative and use their skills to create high quality, made from scratch comfort food
  • You will be responsible for ordering all items needed for the week
  • There is an expectation you will have an understanding of food costs
  • You must be comfortable with cooking a wide variety of items (fish, meat, vegetables, desserts etc)
  • Food will be made from scratch – there is an expectation that minimal amounts of frozen and canned foods will be part of everyday meals
  • Keeping a clean work area and equipment used in food preparation
  • After meal service, you will be responsible for cleaning guest dishes
  • A weekly deep clean of the kitchen will be performed
  • This position interacts daily with our guests serving breakfast and dinner for numbers ranging from 2 to 20. We expect our chef to be friendly, helpful and courteous to guests
  • Ability to manage and address guest concerns, responds promptly to guest needs, solicits guest feedback to improve service

Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of food preparation experience in a professional kitchen
  • Knowledge of proper food handling, storage, and safety protocols and regulations
  • The ability to read, write, and follow directions in a recipe
  • Seniors encouraged to apply

To apply: Forward your employment history and references contact info to our email address.

No phone calls, please.

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