Wilderness Chef/Cook
Spotted Bear Ranch

Wilderness Chef/Cook Needed for Off the Grid Orvis Endorsed Northwest Montana Fly Fishing Expedition

Located on the South Fork of the Flathead River beside the Bob Marshall Wilderness


Wilderness Chef/Cook

Spotted Bear Ranch
Flathead National Forest, Montana
unknown / month + tips
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in about 2 months (Jun 15, 2019)

Wilderness Chef Position:

The Wilderness Chef is responsible for providing high quality meals in a wilderness setting.   This includes menu planning, food lists/costs, and packing preparation.  Fresh baked goods are prepared daily with a dutch oven, and all meals are expected to be fresh, healthy, and exceeding our guests expectations for a horse pack trip.  

The Wilderness Chef is responsible for the stocking and inventory of wilderness food items as well as keeping two freezers and one refrigerator in clean working order. 

The Wilderness chef will have back up from the main lodge for prep work, inventory and ordering.  

The Wilderness Chef works with the Wilderness Manager on trip planning, preparation, and execution. 

The Wilderness Chef also is responsible for setting up camp every day along the South Fork of the Flathead River.  This includes working with guides and wranglers to set up all guest tents, kitchen boxes, dinner fly tent, firewood, and any other camp duties required.  

The Wilderness Chef is also responsible for the packing and safe navigation of the cargo boat to and from designated campsites.  This position requires horseback and technical rafting skills.  

Specific duties include:

Menu planning/preparation for a 6 day wilderness trip.

Preparing weekly food lists for produce, bread and other perishable items.

Providing all meals for all wilderness guests and staff.

Setting up camp before the arrival of guests each day.

Safe navigation of the cargo boat down the Southfork of the Flathead River.

General duties include:

Cleaning and maintaining a working kitchen that complies with appropriate Health Codes and Wilderness Regulations.

Maintaining a professional level of appearance and behavior.

***Room and board is included.  Chefs can expect generous gratuities.*** 

How to Apply

Please send your resume to info@spottedbear.com.

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