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Head Cook/Kitchen Lead

Camp Northway - Algonquin Park

Camp Northway, a small overnight camp for girls in Algonquin Park, is looking for a Kitchen Lead/Head Cook.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, team-oriented Head Cook to lead the camp kitchen and prepare meals for campers and staff.

The Kitchen staff work together to prepare meals and snacks and clean up (cooking for between 40 and 100 people). Cooking at Camp Northway is a unique experience–with no electricity, we cook on a wood-burning stove, and prep food by hand. Our kitchen staff are very much a part of camp life. Just like our campers and counsellors, you will live in a platform tent at camp.

Job Duties:
Assist with Menu Planning, and new recipe development as needed
Food ordering, budget management/cost control
Oversee kitchen operations
Prepare, season and cook food, meeting dietary requirements where required
Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
Clean and maintain kitchen, practicing good safety and sanitation
Maintain inventory and record of food, supplies and equipment
Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes
Follow recipes and presentation specifications
Carry out basic cleaning tasks around the premises
Other duties as requested

Successful candidate must have Food Handler’s Certification.  Standard First Aid and WHIMIS certifications an asset.  Salary is variable, dependant on prior experience and additional qualifications, and includes room and board.

Dates of Employment* are June 20–August 19, 2021.  *Please note that start dates may be altered to comply with COVID-19 requirements of the Provincial Government and Local Medical Officer of Health.

Join us for an amazing summer of fun and leadership, and spend your summer living in Algonquin Provincial Park!  For an application, and more information about Camp Northway, please email us at: or call 905-468-4455 and visit our website at:




March 12, 2021

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