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Weekend & Relief Chef

Sage Recovery Villa is currently seeking a Sous Chef to shape a recovery-oriented culinary experience for our clients, promoting wellness through nutrition, centered around seasonal, organic ingredients with the guidance of a registered dietitian.

Position Title: Weekend & Relief Chef
Reports to: Residential Services Manager

Position Summary:

The Weekend & Relief Chef is responsible for preparing and serving clients nutritious meals as directed by the Head Chef, while ensuring all local and state health department standards are met on weekends and additional days as needed when the Head Chef needs assistance. More hours may be available in the future when census is higher.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of ingredients for breakfast, lunch dinner and snacks for up to 12 clients, including washing, cutting, baking, etc. of food items
  • Prepares meals per curated menu efficiently and with care to ensure scheduled client mealtimes are met
  • Adapts menu to provide alternatives based on client allergy or dietary restrictions
  • Implements substitute of like ingredients due to availability or ordering issues
  • Maintains inventory storage and labelling standards, including expiration dates and notating waste
  • Puts away food deliveries quickly and efficiently to ensure temperatures are controlled
  • Maintains inventory counts/logs, and reports discrepancies to Head Chef
  • Demonstrates, coaches and promotes adherence to food safety standards and a clean, safe and orderly workstation
  • Reviews and completes daily staff communications, including temperature/task logs and notes
  • Contributes to the workplace culture of positivity and teamwork, fostering open communication, creative solutions, and good morale
  • Reports any kitchen or staff related issues to the Head Chef or Residential Services Manager
  • Maintains professional boundaries with staff and uphold client confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines
  • Upholds the mission, values, policies and spirit of Sage Recovery Villa

Skills & Specifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of local and state health department standards
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 35 pounds
  • Must be prepared to obtain any additional licenses or certificates necessary to comply with state law

Education & Qualification:

  • High-school diploma or equivalent required
  • Current Food Handler’s Certificate
  • 1-2 years’ experience in food preparation and production, preferably in a restaurant/catering/group setting
  • Night/weekend/holiday flexibility


  • This is a part-time hourly position.
  • Regular hours are Saturday & Sunday full days.


  • Competitive wages based on experience
  • Time and a half for holiday hours
  • 8 hours of paid time off as a gift to the employee for their birthday

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to