Menla Mountain Retreat Center company profile

Prep Cook

Job Location

Catskill Mountains - Phoenicia, NY, United States

Job Description

Looking for a job that's more than just a job? Working at Menla means being part of a small vibrant community, working for a meaningful cause, and being in a healthy and beautiful environment. Menla is a hidden oasis in the Catskills featuring spiritual and wellness retreats and a world-class Spa.

Our Kitchen Prep Cooks are friendly, hard-working, dependable people who are fast, detail oriented, and have a passion for every detail from peeling the first carrot to peeling the hundredth one!

Compensation: Hourly wage, share of guest tips, free shift meal, also very affordable on-site housing for the right candidate.

Perks: A sense of community, access to free yoga, meditation and other Menla-sponsored classes and retreats, and great discounts on massages and bookstore items.

During your downtime, enjoy hiking, yoga, meditation, lounging by the pool, or just relax with your fellow coworkers in employee housing.

This position includes housing in our modest but comfortable staff housing. Employees will be housed in single rooms with shared common spaces (bathroom, living room, kitchen) All rooms come fully furnished and Menla is happy to provide any furnishing that may make you more comfortable (within reason).

Our staff is truly supportive of one another both on an off the clock. Whether it be dining together during our complimentary shift meal or getting together for staff classes to further discuss different works about Buddhism, we try to cultivate a culture of care, understanding, compassion, and love.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities/Job Requirements:
-- Washing, peeling, grating, and/or chopping food items in a timely manner while also having fun!
-- Keeping guest buffet and salad bar restocked during meals
-- Line cooking experience and/or experience with catering 150+ person events preferred
-- Ability to follow recipes and detailed instruction and be dedicated to preparing food with love, care, focus, and speed
-- Experience with vegan food desired but not required
-- Some dishwashing support may be needed at times
-- Reliable transportation needed

How To Apply

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Contact Information

Contact Nina Gramaglia
Operation Manager
Menla Mountain Retreat Center
375 Pantherkill Rd PO BOX 70
Phoenicia, NY, United States 12464
Phone 845-688-6897


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