Summer Camp Sous Chef - Internships Available

Camp Weequahic
210 Woods Rd.
Lakewood, PA 18439
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description
About this Job
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is on everyone’s mind. As for questions pertaining to camp, the quick answer is, “Camp is on!” We are continuing to hire our summer staff to be part of our dynamic team for 2020.
The Employee Experience:
If you want to succeed in the culinary industry you need a good education plus hands on experience with a good mentor. Camp Weequahic is a great training ground with a top-notch executive chef to mentor you in all aspects of running a kitchen facility and serving over 600 campers and staff daily.
Being a staff member at Camp Weequahic is much more than a summer job, it's a unique experience in idyllic surroundings and an opportunity to realize your full potential as you help others realize theirs. You’ll meet people from all over the US and build a network that will last beyond just the summer. Weequahic is a community that encourages growth, teamwork, and provides professional development and ongoing feedback. We help bring out the best in our people and want you to join us!
About Camp Weequahic:
Camp Weequahic, a residential camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 16 years old in Lakewood, PA, is searching for two Sous Chefs. This is a great job opportunity for experienced kitchen staff to further their skills an awesome summer camp environment. Must five years of professional culinary experience. Sous Chefs will live onsite and must adhere to all policies of Camp Weequahic. The dates of employment are June 6 - August 10, 2020.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
*Working with executive chef, assistant chef and kitchen staff to plan, prepare, and serve all meals for campers, staff, and guests
*Assisting in the training and supervising all staff to work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
*Receiving all orders, overseeing the stocking of kitchen products and maintaining accurate daily inventory
*Assisting with managing the opening and closing of the kitchen
*Supervising the presentation and service of all food, quickly and efficiently, meeting our standards when Head Chef is off duty
*Assisting in keeping the kitchen clean, hygienic, and tidy at all times
*Working with kitchen manager to manage and maintaining correct staffing levels and hours worked
*Working with Camp Directors and Head of Operations to provide additional support to programs throughout camp.
*Cooking all special need meals - celiac, dairy-free, etc.
* Helping with salad bar- making specialty salads, train workers, trouble-shoot, provide guidance to salad bar personnel.
This contract offers a competitive salary based on experience and includes travel expense reimbursement, housing, staff shirts, laundry service, three meals a day (plus snacks!) and WiFi.
During days off, staff spend their time hiking, spending a day exploring nearby Scranton--shopping or seeing a show, and taking in everything Pennsylvania has to offer. If you decide to stay on camp, staff can hang out in our staff lounge, workout in the fitness center, or use sailboats, kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards on the lake or just relax on the beach at the waterfront.
Apply! You can learn more about Camp Weequahic and apply by visiting our website: Please contact our staffing coordinator, Sue, at with any questions

About Camp Weequahic

Experience the summer of a lifetime while making a difference in the lives of children on a team of people from all over the world!

Camp Weequahic is a complete, traditional kids camp offering two Three Week sessions and a Super Six-Week option. Founded in 1953, our sleepaway camp has grown quite a bit, but our camping philosophy has not. Our commitment to our families to provide an exceptionally caring environment and offer the best possible summer camp for kids, remains unchanged. We live up to this commitment with our outstanding facilities, caring staff and almost 60 years of tradition as a premier sleepaway camp in Pennsylvania. Our mission is to create an amazing camp experience for each person we encounter through our values of gratitude, attitude and courage. We hope you will join us in this super, fun servant leadership opportunity!

Camp Weequahic
Sue Baldwin
210 Woods Rd.
Lakewood PA 18439
United States
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