Culinary SpecialistAt Eden Village West

Posted Feb 8, 2022 Job Length Summer


Bring your food values deliciously to life as the Culinary Arts Specialist at Eden Village West! You’ll work with the abundance of our farm and orchard to teach farm-to-table cooking skills and inspire young people to have autonomy over what they eat and where their food comes from. Get creative with fresh goat milk from our goats, eggs from our chickens and an abundance of farm fresh veggies, inspiring deep gratitude for the land and communities that feed us. Guide campers in learning everything from knife skills and kitchen safety to how to make fresh pasta, pickles, bread, ice cream, fermented foods, canned goodies and so much more!

Eden Village West is a non-profit overnight camp rooted in the Jewish vision of creating a more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually connected world. We’re dedicated to providing campers with an incredible summer experience while empowering them to promote a vibrant future for themselves, their communities and planet.




Position Requirements: Prior experience as an educator Basic knowledge of farm to table cooking including but not limited to: knife safety skills, basic cooking techniques, fermentation, pickling,, vegan and gluten free baking, incorporating seasonal produce, and reducing food waste. Must love being organized and ready to care-take a space used by 100+ community members. Work well on a team and be open to direction from your supervisor. Specialists must be at least 18 years old and are expected to live on site at Eden Village Camp for the summer season and attend staff training Expectations: Prepare and teach 3-4 lessons/programs every day for campers ages 8-16 on farm to table cooking. Keep all cooking spaces clean and organized to health department standards. Able to manage camper allergies and food restrictions safely and responsibly. Ideally, you can help draw connections between being Jewish & farm to table cooking... we can help with that. Flexible and able to go with the flow as challenges arise Community-minded with an emphasis on intentional Jewish community experience Excited to work with kids All staff at Eden Village, regardless of their job, should expect to support the running of the camp in a variety of ways that are not outlined here. As a community working collectively to keep 135 children safe and happy, each summer is full of unexpected blessings and challenges. We rely on our staff’s flexibility to meet those challenges.

How to Apply

To apply please fill out an application on our website

Contact Information

Camp Name

Eden Village West

Job Title

Culinary Specialist

Camp Address

Rio Linda Ave, Healdsburg, CA, 95448, United States