Sous Chef
Sitka Fine Arts Camp

Nationally-recognized arts camp is seeking a Sous Chef! Room and board & transportation included.

Located at the edge of wilderness on the shores of the Pacific ocean

  • summer
Sitka, Alaska
up to $950.00 / week
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 4 months. (Jun 09, 2024)

Position Title: Sous Chef

Report To: Head Chef

FLSA Status: Exempt

Employment Category: Full-time, seasonal 

Sitka Fine Arts Camp’s (SFAC’s) sous chef will act as the second in command in our kitchen, following and enforcing our Head Chef’s requirements and guidelines. SFAC’s Sous Chef should have excellent communication skills with in-depth knowledge of several cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and processes. The Sous Chef should also be a cooperative member of the kitchen team, working collaboratively with the Head Chef and helping to supervise and teach the cooks and other kitchen staff

Dates: June 9 - August 15 (end date could change based on needs of the program)

Essential Duties:

  • Prepare food.
  • Manage the kitchen team in the executive chef's absence.
  • Assist the Head Chef in training activities for the kitchen including the identification and analysis of training needs and the design and implementation of programs to address these deficiencies.
  • Assist in areas such as plate presentation, special function menu planning, and the design of new service areas.
  • Ensure that kitchen activities operate in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to and implement sanitation regulations and safety regulations.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Four years of progressive experience in high-volume food production or catering, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
  • Food handler card.

Required Competencies: 

  • Collaborative spirit. 
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Thoroughness.
  • Leadership.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Ability to use and train others in the safe and efficient use of standard kitchen tools and equipment.

Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The work environment can be loud and busy. There are many kitchen hazards such as hot surfaces and liquids, sharp knives, and slippery floors. The employee is required to stand for long periods as well as walk, bend and stoop. The position requires working taste buds, ability to smell, feel with fingers and visually inspect, including close and distance vision. The position requires ability to use arms, hands and manipulate fingers to reach, stir, measure, pour, cut, chop, dice, decorate, etc.


The above is not intended to list all possible essential functions or requirements as they are subject to change.  The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential duties and meet the physical demands.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these requirements.


  • $950 a week
  • Room and board on campus
  • Roundtrip airfare

How to Apply

PLEASE NOTE: Only complete applications submitted through SFAC's website via the link below will be considered.

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