Jamesport, New York
We are wood fired pizza and Fresh pasta. Almost organic. I’m looking for a Sous Chef and Pizza Chef. Full time as we are open all year. And very busy through the year.
To apply, contact Nancy at 631-566-4315.
You have a passion for nutritious food and organization. You enjoy finding local producers that can provide a regular supply of fresh, healthy food in order to feed up to 200 people a day. You are an organizer and can plan 30 days in advance. You enjoy collaborating with chefs as well as spending time creating and updating spreadsheets. You promote creative expression of yourself and others via culinary arts in a mentorship role. You love working in an outdoor kitchen. You can delegate and empower others on your team. You know how to manage a budget and keep track of finances.
As Kalu Yala Kitchen Manager and Executive Chef you will manage our public house style on-site kitchen while attempting to be Zero Waste and source ingredients as local and seasonal as possible. You will carry out the vision and mission of our previous Executive Chef by operating a arts style kitchen, utilizing the creativity and skills of each kitchen team member. At our off-the-grid location, you will make sure everyone is well fed, food is delivered on time and in the right quantity, and that the kitchen is kept meticulously clean and organized.
You will work Monday through Friday and coordinate that food is set up for the weekends. You will work with your supervisor to set goals and track them throughout the semester.
Wilderness First Responder or other medical training
Manual vehicle/4×4 experience
Flexible and resilient
Experience living in community
3-5 years working in a commercial kitchen with kitchen management experience or degree related to culinary arts with relevant experience
Strong planner who enjoys organization
Group leadership and managerial skills
Experience cooking for large groups
Excited to connect to members of the local community
Desire to help fulfill the vision of Kalu Yala, expressed here: www.kaluyala.com
Looking forward to living in a comfortable camp in the Panamanian jungle
$2,000 per month in salary, which is actually quite significant in Panama’s jungles
Bonus based on performance review
Room + Board in our tropical wilderness camp
6 weeks paid vacation, accrued semesterly
La Veta, Colorado
La Veta Farm to Table is a business dedicated to the local good food movement in the beautiful, mountain town of La Veta in rural South Central Colorado. Our biodynamic farm, Cucharas River Farm, uses “deep organic”, no-till, permaculture methods to grow vibrant, super nutritious produce, free-range chicken, ducks, geese, eggs and pastured pork. Our farm to table restaurant “Cowgirl Cantina” serves up creative, delicious food from our farm and other local food producers and is a lively hangout for our community and visitors alike. Our internship program is run by our non-profit Wahatoya Community Initiatives, and encompasses the whole food lifecycle from farm to table. Interns learn all aspects of farming from farm and garden design, soiling building, seeding, sheet mulching, green house management, low tunnel hoops, to harvest, vegetable prep for market and our restaurant, seed saving and food preservation. Interns also make value added farm products such as jam, pickles, sauerkraut, bread, cookies, teas; etc. for sale at our restaurant and the farmer’s market. Interns also set-up and sell at our local farmer’s market. We call our project “love in action” as we work together to restore the earth through biodynamic agricultural practice, tapping into the universal wisdom that feeds the human body and spirit, increasing the health and well-being of the land, plants, animals and ourselves. If you would like to make a difference in the world by participating in a new way of farming, living and serving the community that honors all life, we encourage you to join us for the 2017 season.
Intern candidates are self-motivated, community-oriented and would like to make sustainable farming or schooling and/or professional culinary arts experience.
We are looking for individuals who can make a contribution to this educational program by sharing skills and knowledge. Hands-on farming and active participation in such areas as setting up and selling at the farmer’s market, teaching gardening and farming workshops, and preparing and serving Farm to Table meals is required. There are five internship positions available:
Farm Manager Intern. This candidate has lots of experience working on farms and would like to learn to run a market farm. The goal for this internship position is to ready the candidate to get a farm managers job or to run a farm of their own. This position has a monthly stipend.
2 Farm Internship Positions Experience a well-rounded education with an emphasis on the agricultural side of the farm to table movement. By participating in the internship, the candidate will develop a deep understanding of the seasonal growing process and how that relates to the retail and table side of the farm to table movement. This position does not include a stipend but interns receive tips from farm to table dinners and wedding events. There are opportunities to earn money by working at the restaurant
2 Culinary Internship Positions Want to use your culinary skills to experience an authentic farm to table business? Spend 3 days a week learning all about sustainable market farming and spend 2 days a week working in the restaurant and creating beautiful food for our farm to table events. This position does not include a stipend but interns receive tips from farm to table events and working at the restaurant. Interns can work extra hours at the restaurant to earn extra money.
Please see the full details for these internship positions on our web-site.
The internship begins April 10th ends October 31st, 2017.
Full room and board is provided. Interns share a spacious four bedroom house on the farm and cook organic meals together or eat at the restaurant. For more info or to apply, please go to www.wahatoya.com and click on “Our Farm”. We will take applications until all positions are filled.
Brewster, New York
SPACE on Ryder Farm, an artist residency program housed on a working 130-acre organic farm in Brewster, New York, is seeking to engage experienced chefs for a minimum of two consecutive workweeks during the course of the 2017 season, which runs June through December.
Visit our website at www.spaceonryderfarm.org to learn more!
More about the position:
Compensation is $650.00 a week, payable according to all federal/state payroll practices. To Apply please email a letter of interest, résumé, two references and a three-day sample menu to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPACE on Ryder Farm is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Elkstone Farm is a permaculture-inspired produce farm, employing sustainable practices to raise our crops. We’re dedicated to responsible stewardship of the land, contributing to our vibrant local community by providing top-quality produce and products from our farm, and sharing our knowledge and resources to inspire healthy living. Located in northwest Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, near Steamboat Springs, we’re surrounded by national forests, world class skiing, and miles and miles of trails. Visit us at www.elkstonefarm.com.
Primary responsibility is to incorporate farm produce into value-added products and baked goods for sale to retail and wholesale customers. Additional responsibilities include development of recipes that utilize produce and value-added products and preparation of dishes for participants of farm tours. As farm explores possible development of agritourism opportunities, Chef’s input will be essential.
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Dorchester, New Hampshire
Wellness & Culinary Specialist
We are looking for someone that is willing to learn and accept new challenges. This position builds on the opportunities available at D Acres. While we are located in rural mountains of New Hampshire, we have extensive outreach capacity and strong history of public activities & events. We hope that a wellness culinary specialist can expand and diversify the community outreach beyond food to including healing arts and outdoor recreation. This person must have good communication skills, be open to new ideas and be comfortable in a team environment. Our goal is to be a farm where healthy food and lifestyle are practiced and demonstrated.
While the candidate does not need to be a farmer/gardener, she/he will excel with more than basic knowledge of seasonal vegetable production.
Food industry experience is a must.
Applications accepting on a rolling basis. Start date: ASAP
We are looking for a head cheese maker at Cricket Creek Farm to work with the creamery manager and apprentices to make our several award winning cheeses.
Cricket Creek Farm is a small grass-based dairy in Western Massachusetts. We make several award-winning cheeses from the milk of our herd of Brown Swiss and Jersey cows (currently milking about 25 cows). In addition to the cheese, we sell raw milk from our farm store. We also raise pigs and beef, and have an on-farm bakery. We make all our own hay for our cows that we feed out during the winter.
The head cheese maker must have experience making a variety of hard and soft cheeses, and experience in sanitation and maintenance of a creamery. Work includes involvement in all aspects of running our farmstead creamery.
We are located in Williamstown, MA – a small college town in the northern Berkshires. Williamstown has a great independent movie theater, the Clark Art museum, a wonderful theater festival in the summertime and several great restaurants. We are surrounded by preserved land with many hiking trails. Nearby is Mass MOCA, Tanglewood, and many lovely small towns. Williamstown is 3 hours from Boston and 3 1/2 hours from NYC.
Compensation: We provide a modest salary, some food, and possibly housing (to be determined).
Communication: Communication is of paramount importance here. We strive to create a work environment that is comfortable, open, clear, and honest for everyone. Every week we have a staff meeting, during which everyone sits down together to review the week and any upcoming news. During this meeting everyone shares personal highlights and difficulties of the previous week. It is also an opportunity to openly discuss any farm happenings.
Length of commitment: We are looking for at least a 2-year commitment, but ideally seeking a candidate that is interested in a long-term position.
Application process and timeline: We are hiring on a rolling basis. We highly encourage a visit from any serious applicant. We do have space available to house an applicant overnight, and a 2 to 3-day visit is ideal. Working and spending some time together will help let us determine whether you will be a good fit for the farm, and will help give you a better sense of us.
The first step is to answer the questions below and send us the responses along with a current resume, cover letter, and 3 references. Reference letters are not required, but are helpful. Based on the responses, we will contact you to set up a phone interview and potentially a visit. Please send all application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (413) 458-5888 if you have questions. Continue reading