Job Openings - Assistant Head Cooks
Apr 18, 2017 4:17 PM (Submitted by: Bradley Harris)

The Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps is actively seeking one or two individuals interested in joining our 2017 Tour food program. Interested parties should have experience in large scale food preparation, maintaining a budget, and nutritional guidelines. Effective leadership and communication skills are highly desirable.

Please contact Bradley Harris, Director of Operations for more information:
E-mail: brad.harris@bluestars.org
Phone: (608) 782-3219

Roles/Responsibilities:
The Assistant Head Cooks are part of the team responsible for the daily nutrition and efficiency of the meal schedule during the corps' summer tour.  This will require managing an allotted budget and volunteer cook staff on the road and communicating general needs to the management staff.  Planning ahead for food pick-ups, propane fueling and general upkeep and cleanliness of the amenities of the Blue Stars cook trailer are also expected.  It is expected that the Assistant Head Cooks will work closely with the Head Cook, Corps Director and tour management staff to meet the nutritional and schedule needs of the corps.

Employment:
Spring Training begins on May 19, 2017 and the season concludes on August 13, 2017.
It is preferred that the assistant head cook to be present for at least one of the pre-tour camps.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience and availability.

Qualifications:
Training, education, experience in the following areas is highly desirable:  management, food preparation, education, prior experience in the drum and bugle corps activity, and evidence of leadership capabilities.

Areas of Supervision/Communication:

  • Volunteer cook staff
  • Food Budget
  • Food/Beverage Stock
  • Ensures cleanliness of food prep facilities and that standard food safety guidelines are met
  • Loading/Securing of cook trailer prior to departure of housing sites
  • Unloading of cook trailer upon arrival to housing sites
  • Operation of amenities of food trailer
  • Open Communication of needs with Corps Director and tour management
  • Conduct on and around the food trailer




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