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Head Chef

Head Chef

Company: Fair Havens Ministries
Contact Person: Benita Lothian
B2215 Highway 48 East RR#3
Beaverton, Ontario , L0K1A0
Phone: 705 426 7378

Position Description

Position Type: Fulltime, salaried position with benefits (evening and weekend work required)

Located in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada, Fair Havens Ministries is a Christian, non-profit organization composed of a Retreat Centre, Outdoor Christian Education Centre, Family Camp as well as a Discipleship Program called Stepping Stones.

Job Summary

Fair Havens Ministries is seeking a head chef, red seal preferred, to manage and oversee our Food Services department. This individual will work to ensure that guests are provided with an outstanding dining experience: hot, fresh, delicious and well-presented food combined with “Excellence in Guest Service and Experience”.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creative menu design and communication including nutritious meals
  • Monitor guest reviews of food service issues
  • Ensure creative and attractive presentations of all food in the dining room
  • Make daily, weekly, and monthly food orders
  • Maintain professional relationships with suppliers, while ensuring competitive pricing on all supplies
  • Maintain an adequate stock of food for the anticipated number of guests and staff
  • Ensure that the kitchen is operated in a safe manner – food safety, staff health & safety
  • Lead and mentor food service staff while encouraging staff in their Christian walk
  • Maintain food quality and appearance as per the FHM Guest Foodservice Standards including fresh baking, salad bar, soups, main buffet, & staff meals. Maintain the variety and quality of products sold in the Cafe and FG Tuck Shops.
  • Comply with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Policy by being aware of your responsibilities and act accordingly; working in the safest possible manner


  • Red Sealed Preferred
  • Experience in food service + customer service industry
  • A committed follower of Jesus Christ with servant attitude toward serving FHM guests 
  • A solid work ethic and eye for the big picture

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and three references to Benita Lothian at

Posted: October 21, 2021 | Expires: January 19, 2022
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 9590 ]