The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Cook & Kitchen Manager, a full-time year round position including responsibilities in the areas of: on-campus food service, expedition rationing, menu planning, food ordering, budgeting, training others, and kitchen curriculum development.
• Oversee all HMI food service and expedition rationing • Cook meals and food ordering • Plan creative menus including dietary restrictions • Train faculty, staff, and apprentices • Teach students to plan and cook • Participate in 1-2 Wilderness Expeditions • Intensive on then off schedule • Oversee health code compliance • Manage entire food budget • Oversee general nutrition • Provide varied and healthy meals • Health Insurance provided • Retirement benefits (TIAA-CREF) after 1 year • Starting salary DOE
Minimum Qualifications: 3-5 years of prior food service experience, experience supervising others in a food service setting, and experience cooking for large groups.
Desired Qualifications: • Inspired by HMI Mission • Highly motivated & organized individual with prior relevant experience • Significant prior experience with providing healthy, nutritious, and alternative meals • Strong interpersonal skills • Budgeting experience • Experience with, and passion for, diverse and interesting foods • Teaching experience, culinary curriculum development • Prior experience in rationing for backcountry expeditions • Computer Skills (MS Word, MS Excel, Windows) • Passion for the outdoors, teenagers, and local community involvement
Additional Salary Information: Also eligible for medical, dental, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, 403(b) match after 1 year. This job has over 6 weeks of vacation time each year.
About the High Mountain Institute:
A semester school for high school juniors, the High Mountain Institute (HMI) combines the best of a traditional independent school with outstanding outdoor education. HMI connects students to the natural world and teaches them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous, experiential academic program, extended wilderness tri...ps, and an intentional community. HMI also offers a Summer Term for high school students and a variety of adolescent and adult programming. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org. We seek candidates who share our passion for educating to the whole student.