Seasonal Ranch Cook

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 31, 2023
  • Location: Patagonia, Arizona 85624
  • Company: Circle Z Ranch
  • Salary: $16.60 /hour + tips
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: 3-5 years

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  • Patagonia, Arizona 85624
  • $16.60 /hour + tips

Circle Z Ranch

Starts in 3 months. (Oct 16, 2023)

The Ranch Cook position at Circle Z Ranch for our 2023-2024 season begins Octuber 16, 2023 and ends late-April 2024

Circle Z Ranch is seeking a Cook that can meet our high standards of delicious, homemade meals while incorporating their own recipes and flair. We serve a variety of cuisines and special diets including, but not limited to, Hypoallergenic, Vegan, Vegetarian, Asian, Mexican, and Italian. We provide an assortment of tried and true Circle Z recipes that are the building blocks for your weekly menus.

The Prep Cook position will require exceptional communication and organization skills, as well as the ability to perform multiple culinary tasks including cooking, baking, prepping, and planning.

Essential Functions:

Assist with daily preparation of baked goods from scratch for ranch and staff (30-70 individuals)
Assist in preparation for other meals and hors d’ oeuvres
Prepare for three weekly cookouts
Prepare sack lunches for guests on all day rides
Comply with Santa Cruz Health Department requirements
Review food costs with supervior and maintain budgetary expectations
Plan and communicate inventory needs with cooks and supervisor
Check quality of food and supplies
Responsible for kitchen cleanliness
Leave kitchen clean and ready for the next shift
Efficiently adjust to last minute changes
Attend staff and department meetings
Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED
3-5 years of experience cooking in guest ranches or restaurants
Culinary Arts certificate
Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing
Ability to use technology to communicate, plan, and order provisions
Excellent physical condition and stamina to work irregular and long hours
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Food Handler’s Certificate (Circle Z Ranch will provide this training if hired)
Working Conditions for the Cook position include:

Standing for long periods of time, lifting, reaching, stooping
Working with and around sharp kitchen implements, appliances, and equipment
Working with and around high temperatures from ovens, stoves, grills, and other kitchen appliances
Working weekends, nights, and holidays
Extended periods of work without time off may be required
The specific requirements, duties and skills set forth in this job description are intended to be all-inclusive as of date this document is prepared. Circle Z Ranch reserves the right to modify this job description at any time. This job description may not contain all the duties you may be asked to perform during the period you work at the ranch. Further, the job description is not a guarantee that you will perform any of these duties.