Village Chef | Concordia Language Villages

Village Chef

Our J-1 Visa does not authorize us to hire kitchen or nursing personnel from outside the United States.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Home economics major or minor, or similar, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with quantity cooking at a camp, resort or public or private institution
  • Experience with planning menus and ordering supplies
  • Knowledge of basic sanitation practices and procedures
  • Interest in preparing ethnic foods
  • Previous Concordia Language Villages or camping experience
  • Oral proficiency in the target language preferred


  • Prepare authentic ethnic recipes
  • Maintain an inventory of all foodstuffs and equipment
  • Plan menus in conjunction with the dean one week in advance of a planned meal
  • Budget and purchase food supplies as needed in accordance with guidelines set by Concordia Language Villages
  • Prepare and serve meals with the assistance of the other kitchen staff
  • Supervise and manage kitchen staff
  • Supervise and enforce sanitary requirements in the kitchen in keeping with state regulations for health and safety.
  • Report costs, kitchen policy, comments, problems and suggestions at the end of the employment period


Starting at $525 for a one-week period, room and board