Job Summary
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
$80,000 Annual
Job Description

.Roundup River Ranch is more than just a place to work – you’ll be based in the heart of our spectacular camp setting in the heart of the Rocky Mountains where you’ll have a front row seat to watch all the fun of camp, from the comfort of our modern and spacious facilities sitting on 125 acres.  Campers are number one at Roundup River Ranch and we know that without our team of valued staff, we can’t deliver our important Mission of providing free, medically supported camp programs to children with serious illnesses and their families. 

The Food Services Manager will further the mission of Roundup River Ranch through the oversight of the kitchen and all foodservice aspects by managing members of the kitchen team, creation of menus to support the dietary needs of campers, staff, and volunteers; ensure the highest standards of organization and sanitation are met to support the medical safety of all campers, staff, and volunteers.


  • Ensure all aspects of kitchen are organized and sanitary.
  • Manage accounts for food and product ordering.
  • Create/adjust menus to support special diets for each diagnosis group/session of camp and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner; to include 3 meals per day and snacks for up to 200 people.
  • Maintain all kitchen equipment including cleaning/sanitizing schedules.
  • Directly supervise kitchen staff and volunteers assigned to kitchen in daily and session duties.
  • Write and manage staff schedules, coordinating with Residential Life Manager.
  • Communicate with families to best support individual dietary needs/concerns of families and campers while at camp.
  • Oversee the food service budget.  Identify and implement cost savings opportunities including in-kind donations; manage on-going in-kind relationships with food service distributers and donors.
  • Work closely with the Residential Life Manager to ensure the coordination of dietary support in all aspects of camp including Residential Life, Program, and Medical teams.
  • Coordinate with the Facilities Director to ensure effective maintenance of Cookhouse and Kitchen, and where appropriate recommend modifications to Kitchen and Dining Room areas.
  • Oversee the recruitment, training and support of seasonal food service staff.
  • Coordinate with Residential Life Manager on daily upkeep and cleanliness of dining room.
  • Train and support summer staff and volunteers who support food services.
  • Ensure State of Colorado requirements, Health Department, SeriousFun Children’s Network criteria and American Camp Association standards are met.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of special diets is beneficial
  • Be able to Implement best practices to ensure that special diets are met, cross contamination is prevented, and high-risk population is kept safe.
  • Strong collaboration, leadership, and team building skills
  • Well-developed communication skills


  • Culinary degree preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of two years kitchen management or leadership experience
  • ServeSafe Certification
  • Experience developing menus, ordering food to create menus, safe service of menus
  • Experience managing substantial budgets preferred
  • Previous experience organizing and maintaining a commercial kitchen and pantry
  • Ability to work in a facility that is smoke free, tobacco free, drug free (including medical and recreation marijuana), and alcohol free 
  • Passion for the Roundup River Ranch Mission

Don’t delay – apply today! If you think this vacancy sounds like you, and you’d like to learn more, visit our Career page in the “About Us” section on our webpage to read the full job description, and to submit your application.


Job ID: 339403864

Roundup River Ranch
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