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  • 04/26 Wednesday
    River Walk & Tea
    12:45pm–2:15pm
    Journey Into the World of Tea
    2:00pm–3:00pm
  • 04/27 Thursday
    April Book Group | Swamplandia!
    7:00pm–8:00pm
  • 04/28 Friday
    April Book Group | Swamplandia!
    11:00am–12:00pm
    Friday Tea Tasting
    2:00pm–3:00pm
  • 04/29 Saturday
    Open Art Studio for Kids
    10:30am–2:30pm
    Grace Farms Explorers
    11:00am–1:00pm
    River Walk & Tea
    12:45pm–2:15pm
    Saturday Family Matinee
    12:30pm–4:30pm

River Walk & Tea

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Grace Farms

"We set out to create a place of grace and peace for all, and the River building and barns emerged as the physical expression of this vision. Yet a building can only do so much: our diverse team of employees working with our partners, scholars, leading practitioners, and visitors, is what makes Grace Farms complete."

—Sharon Prince, Grace Farms Foundation President


Our Values, Our Culture


As a new Foundation and place, our culture and the work we create together sets the tone for how we engage with the world. So, we aspire to uphold values of grace, peace, excellence, openness, meaning, and new outcomes, to advance human flourishing.

Grace
We seek to understand and engage with one another with humility, forgiveness, and respect.

Peace
We pursue a just, diverse society through our initiatives and place, starting with ourselves.

Excellence
Grounded in grace and peace, we continually aspire to elevate our collective work and place through an inner drive to go beyond what has been done before.

Openness
We communicate often and honestly, championing the resolution of issues promptly and directly.

Meaning
We cultivate meaningful community rooted in joy, integrity, and our common sense of purpose.

New Outcomes
We learn and collaborate broadly, and generate new outcomes to advance human flourishing.


Recognition


Grace Farms Foundation is globally recognized as a new kind of public space for the local and greater community, and has been awarded for architecture, environmental sustainability and social good.

Open Positions

Part Time Housekeeper

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Housekeeping Supervisor, housekeepers are responsible for maintaining Grace Farms immaculate cleanliness standards.  Housekeepers execute the daily tasks required to maintain the indoor and outdoor facilities at Grace Farms.

string(1397) "<p>Following task lists for daily cleaning schedules.</p> <p>Clean and maintain restroom facilities.</p> <p>Clean the River Building, East and West Barns, Farm House rooms (corridors, lobbies, stairways, elevators and lounges), and outdoors.</p> <p>Empty Garbage receptacles on property.</p> <p>Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or power scrubbing and waxing machines.</p> <p>Dust and polish furniture and equipment.</p> <p>Wash windows, walls, ceilings, doors, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary.</p> <p>Vacuum and clean carpets.</p> <p>Disinfect equipment and supplies, using appropriate cleaning supplies.</p> <p>Re-stock supplies such as soap dispensers, paper towels, etc…</p> <p>Realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout (events).</p> <p>Respond to Grace Farms guest queries and requests.</p> <p>Respond to calls for housekeeping emergencies such as broken glass, spills, etc.</p> <p>Ensure confidentiality and security of Grace Farms.</p> <p>Follow all company safety and security procedures.</p> <p>Observe and report any damage to Director of Facilities or Housekeeping Manager.</p> "

• Following task lists for daily cleaning schedules. • Clean and maintain restroom facilities. • Clean the River Building, East and West Barns, Farm House rooms (corridors, lobbies, stairways, elevators and lounges), and outdoors. • Empty Garbage receptacles on property. • Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or power scrubbing and waxing machines. • Dust and polish furniture and equipment. • Wash windows, walls, ceilings, doors, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary. • Vacuum and clean carpets. • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using appropriate cleaning supplies. • Re-stock supplies such as soap dispensers, paper towels, etc… • Realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout (events). • Respond to Grace Farms guest queries and requests. • Respond to calls for housekeeping emergencies such as broken glass, spills, etc. • Ensure confidentiality and security of Grace Farms. • Follow all company safety and security procedures. • Observe and report any damage to Director of Facilities or Housekeeping Manager.

Qualifications

Housekeepers will be thoroughly committed to the Grace Farms Foundation’s mission. All candidates should have proven dedication and an eye for cleanliness and detail. Experience and other qualifications include:

string(401) "<p>Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, authentic, honest, and fair.</p> <p>Passion, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.</p> <p>Provide a clean and hygienic facility for guest use.</p> <p>Able to engage with guests and answer any questions they might have.</p> "

• Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, authentic, honest, and fair. • Passion, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed. • Provide a clean and hygienic facility for guest use. • Able to engage with guests and answer any questions they might have.

Apply

Part Time Photo/Video Editor

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Digital Media Editor will work to turn raw digital footage into finished digital assets that meet the aesthetic vision and storytelling goals of various Foundation initiatives, projects, and events.  S/he will be tailoring content for our different initiatives and audiences working closely with the Communications team to understand the end goal and distribution channel. Platforms for asset distribution include web, social media, press, newsletter, presentation/display, internal communications, etc. This position may work remotely with time spent onsite for onboarding, training and/or meetings as needed. 

string(1115) "<p>Edit film/photo pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience</p> <p>Collaborate with Director of Communications and Marketing to storyboard videos before beginning editing projects</p> <p>Stay up to date on current trends for videography and photography, presenting new ways of communicating visually</p> <p>Offer suggestions/additions to photographer/videographer shot lists in order to attain editing goals</p> <p>Trimming footage segments and put together the sequence of the film and/or sizing photo assets to meet platform specifications</p> <p>Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects, adhering to branding and copyright standards</p> <p>Create rounds of rough and final cuts</p> <p>Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running</p> <p>Encode video for web and mobile distribution</p> <p>Work closely with digital archivist for proper tagging and storage</p> <p>Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process</p> "

• Edit film/photo pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience • Collaborate with Director of Communications and Marketing to storyboard videos before beginning editing projects • Stay up to date on current trends for videography and photography, presenting new ways of communicating visually • Offer suggestions/additions to photographer/videographer shot lists in order to attain editing goals • Trimming footage segments and put together the sequence of the film and/or sizing photo assets to meet platform specifications • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects, adhering to branding and copyright standards • Create rounds of rough and final cuts • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running • Encode video for web and mobile distribution • Work closely with digital archivist for proper tagging and storage • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process

Qualifications

The Photo/Video Editor will be thoroughly committed to the Grace Farms Foundation’s mission. A portfolio or website will be required of all candidates. Preferred experience and other qualifications include:

string(798) "<p>Proven work experience as a photo/video editor. BS degree in graphic design, film studies, cinematography or related field preferred.</p> <p>Photography and/or videography skills a plus.</p> <p>Fluent with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut, Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom).</p> <p>Commitment of 20 hours per week.</p> <p>Demonstrable video/photo editing ability.</p> <p>Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity.</p> <p>Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing.</p> <p>Creative mind and storytelling skills.</p> "

• Proven work experience as a photo/video editor. BS degree in graphic design, film studies, cinematography or related field preferred. • Photography and/or videography skills a plus. • Fluent with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut, Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom). • Commitment of 20 hours per week. • Demonstrable video/photo editing ability. • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity. • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing. • Creative mind and storytelling skills.

Apply

Part Time Digital Media Archivist

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Digital Media Archivist will work to create a system for and maintain order over a vast array of digital assets including photography and videography used in our social media, e-newsletter, archives, and website channels as well as for other collateral materials. S/he will work to maintain order and create efficiencies for the department tagging assets for search engine optimization (SEO). This position may work remotely with time spent onsite for onboarding, training and/or meetings as needed and is ideally suited to someone with a high level of trustworthiness and confidentiality. 

string(878) "<p>Establish and refine a centralized and efficient methodology for archiving graphics, photography, and videography, and other digital files for the Communications and Marketing team. The goal is to create a long-term system that will continue to work as the Foundation evolves.</p> <p>Work through organizing a backlog of digital assets including tagging them for SEO.</p> <p>Maintain archival system receiving and organizing new assets for tagging on an ongoing basis.</p> <p>Occasionally convert physical archival print materials to organized digital archives.</p> <p>Collaborate with Office Manager to ensure digital archiving uses the same archiving infrastructure.</p> <p>Aid in meeting production deadlines by delivering properly tagged assets to the project manager/requestor.</p> "

• Establish and refine a centralized and efficient methodology for archiving graphics, photography, and videography, and other digital files for the Communications and Marketing team. The goal is to create a long-term system that will continue to work as the Foundation evolves. • Work through organizing a backlog of digital assets including tagging them for SEO. • Maintain archival system receiving and organizing new assets for tagging on an ongoing basis. • Occasionally convert physical archival print materials to organized digital archives. • Collaborate with Office Manager to ensure digital archiving uses the same archiving infrastructure. • Aid in meeting production deadlines by delivering properly tagged assets to the project manager/requestor.

Qualifications

The Digital Archivist will be thoroughly committed to the Grace Farms Foundation’s mission. Preferred experience and other qualifications include:

string(982) "<p>High level of organization and an ability to organize systems and processes for a wider team.</p> <p>Fluent in the Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom.</p> <p>Knowledge of SEO tagging methods.</p> <p>Self‐starter who is comfortable working autonomously and can deliver against deadline‐oriented milestones.</p> <p>High level of trust and respect for the subjects of photos and videos (empathy for human vulnerabilities contained in raw footage).</p> <p>Proven interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with a diverse team to meet their requests.</p> <p>Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, at the same time having a reputation for being authentic, honest, and fair in everything s/he does.</p> <p>Able to commit to 15 hours per week.</p> "

• High level of organization and an ability to organize systems and processes for a wider team. • Fluent in the Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom. • Knowledge of SEO tagging methods. • Self‐starter who is comfortable working autonomously and can deliver against deadline‐oriented milestones. • High level of trust and respect for the subjects of photos and videos (empathy for human vulnerabilities contained in raw footage). • Proven interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with a diverse team to meet their requests. • Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, at the same time having a reputation for being authentic, honest, and fair in everything s/he does. • Able to commit to 15 hours per week.

Apply

Pastry Externship

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

This externship provides an opportunity to learn the inner workings of a Community Food Hall. In addition, students will gain an introduction to a career in baking and pastry arts. Students working through their academic programs will create a schedule that fulfills enough hands-on hours to receive their credit. Extern for credit, via an accredited institution.

 

The student will be working hands on with a professionally trained Pastry Chef, learning the history, fundamentals, flavors, techniques and science behind one of the world’s oldest traditions. 

 

Student will aid in daily pastry production, including, but not limited to: 


string(1176) "<p>Preparing and baking goods for morning service.</p> <p>Making sure goods are ready for service in a timely manner, and displayed in a way that is aesthetically pleasing. 
</p> <p>Educating the Front of House team on ingredients, and any allergies that may be triggered by any food items. 
</p> <p>Preparing work stations for daily service operations. 
</p> <p>Preparing items for next day service. 
</p> <p>Staying on top of upcoming events, and any products that may be needed.</p> <p>Checking inventory, and learning how to track food use and waste, as well as helping with food donations.</p> <p>Testing out new recipes, as well as developing recipes of their own. 
</p> <p>Understanding the kitchen environment, and helping in other departments when help is needed. 
</p> <p>Working with the sustainability team on harvesting crops, and getting an insight on the relationship between agriculture and culinary arts. 
</p> <p>Learning professionalism and ethics in the workplace.&nbsp;</p> "

• Preparing and baking goods for morning service. • Making sure goods are ready for service in a timely manner, and displayed in a way that is aesthetically pleasing. 
 • Educating the Front of House team on ingredients, and any allergies that may be triggered by any food items. 
 • Preparing work stations for daily service operations. 
 • Preparing items for next day service. 
 • Staying on top of upcoming events, and any products that may be needed. • Checking inventory, and learning how to track food use and waste, as well as helping with food donations. • Testing out new recipes, as well as developing recipes of their own. 
 • Understanding the kitchen environment, and helping in other departments when help is needed. 
 • Working with the sustainability team on harvesting crops, and getting an insight on the relationship between agriculture and culinary arts. 
 • Learning professionalism and ethics in the workplace. 

Qualifications

Students must be 18 years old and be willing to undergo a background check. 

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Apply

Culinary Externship

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

This externship provides an opportunity to enhance your education experience and learn the inner workings of a Community Food Hall. In addition, students will gain an introduction to a career in baking and pastry arts. Students working through their academic programs will create a schedule that fulfills enough hands-on hours to receive their credit. Extern for credit via an accredited institution.

 

The student will be working hands on with professionally trained chefs, learning basic cooking fundamentals, flavors, techniques, and proper safety and sanitation procedures.

 

Student will aid in daily production, including, but not limited to: 


string(1162) "<p>Preparing and baking goods for morning service. 
</p> <p>Proper plating and serving food in a timely manner.</p> <p>Educating the Front of House team on ingredients, and any allergies that may be triggered by any food items.
</p> <p>Preparing workstation for daily service operations. 
</p> <p>Preparing items for next day service. 
</p> <p>Staying on top of upcoming events, and any products that may be needed.</p> <p>Checking inventory, and learning how to track food use and waste, as well as, helping with food donations. 
</p> <p>Learning composting procedures.</p> <p>Testing out new recipes, as well as developing recipes of their own. 
</p> <p>Understanding the kitchen environment, and helping in other departments when help is needed. 
</p> <p>Working with the sustainability team on harvesting crops, and getting an insight on the relationship between agriculture and culinary arts. 
</p> <p>Learning professionalism and workplace ethics.&nbsp;</p> "

• Preparing and baking goods for morning service. 
 • Proper plating and serving food in a timely manner. • Educating the Front of House team on ingredients, and any allergies that may be triggered by any food items.
 • Preparing workstation for daily service operations. 
 • Preparing items for next day service. 
 • Staying on top of upcoming events, and any products that may be needed. • Checking inventory, and learning how to track food use and waste, as well as, helping with food donations. 
 • Learning composting procedures. • Testing out new recipes, as well as developing recipes of their own. 
 • Understanding the kitchen environment, and helping in other departments when help is needed. 
 • Working with the sustainability team on harvesting crops, and getting an insight on the relationship between agriculture and culinary arts. 
 • Learning professionalism and workplace ethics. 

Qualifications

Students must be 18 years old and be willing to undergo a background check. 

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Apply

Justice Internship Summer 2017

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

The Foundation’s Justice Initiative emerges from a commitment to protect and support some of the most vulnerable in society. The Justice Initiative fosters the development of comprehensive strategies and partnerships to disrupt and combat human trafficking and gender-based violence.

 

As a summer intern for the Justice Initiative at Grace Farms Foundation you will work closely with the Director of Justice Initiative on a range of innovative writing, research, and policy-convening projects related to modern day slavery. For Credit-hours to be determined by university program requirements.

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Qualifications

Open to undergraduate students in their junior or senior year or to a graduate student working towards a law degree or public policy concentration. Must be matriculated at an accredited institution and be participating in a fully sanctioned internship program for credit.

string(329) "<p>A minimal level of travel is required. Reliable transportation strongly preferred.</p> <p>Strong organization skills, including ability to manage workload and complete paperwork on time and independently.</p> <p>Strong computer skills including MS Office and research.&nbsp;</p> "

• A minimal level of travel is required. Reliable transportation strongly preferred. • Strong organization skills, including ability to manage workload and complete paperwork on time and independently. • Strong computer skills including MS Office and research. 

Apply

Communications & Marketing Internship Summer 2017

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

The Communications and Marketing Intern will be an integral part of the Communications & Marketing team, and will gain knowledge in event, partnership, and digital marketing. The scope of the work will provide an opportunity to have an impact on audience engagement and the overall branding of Grace Farms. Through the role, she/he will find opportunities for growth and visibility, and will be responsible for cataloguing the goals and metrics related to each project. For Credit-hours to be determined by university program requirements.

string(1191) "<p>Work with Communications &amp; Marketing Director and other team members to create and position website content that is consistent with team marketing calendars.</p> <p>Size and crop images as necessary for website specs.</p> <p>Utilize existing creative content and strategically repurpose the content for gracefarms.org.</p> <p>Keep content on gracefarms.org up to date, keeping an eye out for past events and content that is no longer relevant.</p> <p>Support Communications &amp; Marketing Director with website project management during website structure changes.</p> <p>Responsible for supporting the Communications &amp; Marketing team with marketing partnerships, brainstorming new ways to increase effective communications, link building and mutual success goals. May require research.</p> <p>Support Communications &amp; Marketing team with event-related marketing efforts, writing content as necessary for website event posts.</p> <p>Allocate time to keep up-to-date with relevant marketing trends, which will then be discussed as a team.</p> "

• Work with Communications & Marketing Director and other team members to create and position website content that is consistent with team marketing calendars. • Size and crop images as necessary for website specs. • Utilize existing creative content and strategically repurpose the content for gracefarms.org. • Keep content on gracefarms.org up to date, keeping an eye out for past events and content that is no longer relevant. • Support Communications & Marketing Director with website project management during website structure changes. • Responsible for supporting the Communications & Marketing team with marketing partnerships, brainstorming new ways to increase effective communications, link building and mutual success goals. May require research. • Support Communications & Marketing team with event-related marketing efforts, writing content as necessary for website event posts. • Allocate time to keep up-to-date with relevant marketing trends, which will then be discussed as a team.

Qualifications

string(722) "<p>Open to undergraduate students completing their sophomore or junior year. Student must be matriculated at an accredited institution and be participating in a fully sanctioned internship program for credit.</p> <p>Students completing majors in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or English preferred.</p> <p>Knowledge of digital marketing channels (web and social media) strongly preferred. Students may be asked to produce writing samples for review.</p> <p>Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and/or Adobe InDesign strongly preferred</p> <p>Looking for self-starters that can learn, take direction, and complete projects autonomously.</p> "

• Open to undergraduate students completing their sophomore or junior year. Student must be matriculated at an accredited institution and be participating in a fully sanctioned internship program for credit. • Students completing majors in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or English preferred. • Knowledge of digital marketing channels (web and social media) strongly preferred. Students may be asked to produce writing samples for review. • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and/or Adobe InDesign strongly preferred • Looking for self-starters that can learn, take direction, and complete projects autonomously.

Apply

Part Time Landscaping/Facilities Team Member

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Landscaping/Facilities team member will serve as an integral part of the facilities team, whose mission is to deliver maintain the buildings and grounds of Grace Farms. Specifically, s/he will work on land management and preservation on our 80-acre property helping to maintain it during the busy growing season as well as shape it for the future as we look to revitalize this open space. 

string(626) "<p>Weed and prune natural landscape and garden beds, as well as, aid in any needed irrigation.</p> <p>Maintain parking lots and landscape with eye for trash removal, cleaning of pathways, lawns, beds, and general landscape.</p> <p>Utilize light landscaping tools: mowing grass with riding mower, working with lawn trimmers, leaf blowers, sprayers and hand tools.</p> <p>Trim back and remove invasive species.</p> <p>Spray for ticks with natural oils.</p> <p>Help with all sustainability initiatives throughout the property as needed.</p> "

• Weed and prune natural landscape and garden beds, as well as, aid in any needed irrigation. • Maintain parking lots and landscape with eye for trash removal, cleaning of pathways, lawns, beds, and general landscape. • Utilize light landscaping tools: mowing grass with riding mower, working with lawn trimmers, leaf blowers, sprayers and hand tools. • Trim back and remove invasive species. • Spray for ticks with natural oils. • Help with all sustainability initiatives throughout the property as needed.

Qualifications

The Landscaping/Facilities team member will be thoroughly committed to the Grace Farms Foundation’s mission. An excellent candidate would have the following experience and qualifications:

string(988) "<p>Minimum High School Degree Preferred. Excellent position for a college student looking for summer work that aligns with their background in environmental stewardship or land management.</p> <p>Background or experience in landscaping or farm management with a strong interest in land preservation &amp; ecological stewardship preferred.</p> <p>Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, authentic, honest, and fair.</p> <p>Action-oriented, proactive work ethic; a desire and talent to forecast and solve problems</p> <p>Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.</p> <p>Passion, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.</p> <p>Given our remote location, reliable transportation is a must.</p> <p>Ability to speak and understand English fluently is a must.</p> "

• Minimum High School Degree Preferred. Excellent position for a college student looking for summer work that aligns with their background in environmental stewardship or land management. • Background or experience in landscaping or farm management with a strong interest in land preservation & ecological stewardship preferred. • Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, authentic, honest, and fair. • Action-oriented, proactive work ethic; a desire and talent to forecast and solve problems • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. • Passion, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed. • Given our remote location, reliable transportation is a must. • Ability to speak and understand English fluently is a must.

Apply

Part Time Line Cook

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Food and Beverage, the Commons Team Member is responsible for serving all products with friendly, individualized attention towards each customer. He/she is responsible for preparing food items on the main kitchen line including positions at the grill, flat top, oven, and pantry.  All Commons team members fulfill any other duties the director, manager or shift supervisor assigns including food prep, storage organization, and helping clean the kitchen. 

string(3306) "<p>Greets all customers with fast, friendly, personalized service and develops a rapport with customers by learning their names, favorite drinks and food items.</p> <p>Work closely with the Director of Food and Beverage and other team members of the Commons and Grace Farms.</p> <p>Complete a thorough training in hospitality, food service and production for the Commons</p> <p>Provide information and answer questions to inquiring guests at Grace Farms.</p> <p>Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.</p> <p>Cook and package batches of food, such as chicken, grilled cheese and pizza, which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold.</p> <p>Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.</p> <p>Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.</p> <p>Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.</p> <p>Mix ingredients such as dressings, marinades, or sauces.</p> <p>Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, ovens, or griddles.</p> <p>Pre-cook items such as bacon, in order to prepare them for later use.</p> <p>Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.</p> <p>Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.</p> <p>Wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking.</p> <p>Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.</p> <p>Take delivery of supplies.</p> <p>Schedule activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.</p> <p>Reports all customer complaints to manager on duty.</p> <p>Responds proactively to prevent customer service situations.</p> <p>Promotes a safe and clean kitchen and service environment by supporting Grace Farms sanitation and cleanliness standards.</p> <p>Prepares food according to Grace Farms recipe specifications</p> <p>Meets and exceeds Grace Farms communication and appearance guidelines</p> <p>Welcomes, encourages and assists in training of new staff members</p> <p>Maintains efficient, friendly service</p> <p>Attend weekly Operation and Safety meetings</p> <p>Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.</p> <p>Re-stock supplies such as soap dispensers, paper towels, etc…</p> <p>Realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout (events)</p> <p>Respond to Grace Farms guest queries and requests</p> <p>Respond to calls for housekeeping emergencies such as broken glass, spills, etc.</p> <p>Ensure confidentiality and security of Grace Farms</p> <p>Follow all company safety and security procedures</p> <p>Observe and report any damage to Director of Facilities or Housekeeping Manager</p> "

• Greets all customers with fast, friendly, personalized service and develops a rapport with customers by learning their names, favorite drinks and food items. • Work closely with the Director of Food and Beverage and other team members of the Commons and Grace Farms. • Complete a thorough training in hospitality, food service and production for the Commons • Provide information and answer questions to inquiring guests at Grace Farms. • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils. • Cook and package batches of food, such as chicken, grilled cheese and pizza, which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold. • Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously. • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas. • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared. • Mix ingredients such as dressings, marinades, or sauces. • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, ovens, or griddles. • Pre-cook items such as bacon, in order to prepare them for later use. • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions. • Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity. • Wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking. • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases. • Take delivery of supplies. • Schedule activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times. • Reports all customer complaints to manager on duty. • Responds proactively to prevent customer service situations. • Promotes a safe and clean kitchen and service environment by supporting Grace Farms sanitation and cleanliness standards. • Prepares food according to Grace Farms recipe specifications • Meets and exceeds Grace Farms communication and appearance guidelines • Welcomes, encourages and assists in training of new staff members • Maintains efficient, friendly service • Attend weekly Operation and Safety meetings • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality. • Re-stock supplies such as soap dispensers, paper towels, etc… • Realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout (events) • Respond to Grace Farms guest queries and requests • Respond to calls for housekeeping emergencies such as broken glass, spills, etc. • Ensure confidentiality and security of Grace Farms • Follow all company safety and security procedures • Observe and report any damage to Director of Facilities or Housekeeping Manager

Qualifications

The Commons Team Member will be thoroughly committed to the Grace Farms Foundation’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience, ideally with non-profit experience. Experience and other qualifications include: 

string(1399) "<p>Minimum High School Degree</p> <p>Culinary Degree Preferred</p> <p>Experienced level position, Cooking experience required</p> <p>May work special events, as needed.</p> <p>Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, authentic, honest, and fair.</p> <p>Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.</p> <p>Excellent written and verbal communication skills;</p> <p>Action-oriented, proactive work ethic; a desire and talent to forecast and solve problems</p> <p>Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.</p> <p>Passion, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.</p> <p>Maintains positive Company morale and professional attitude.</p> <p>Must be able to work overtime, as needed.</p> <p>Well-organized and detail-oriented.</p> <p>Regularly required to stand, walk, talk, hear and multitask.</p> <p>Regularly required to lift and/or move items up to 30 pounds.</p> <p>Regularly required to handle food and hot beverages.</p> <p>Attend weekly Operation and Safety meetings</p> "

• Minimum High School Degree • Culinary Degree Preferred • Experienced level position, Cooking experience required • May work special events, as needed. • Highest level of integrity defined as being incredibly ethical, professional, responsible, truthful, authentic, honest, and fair. • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; • Action-oriented, proactive work ethic; a desire and talent to forecast and solve problems • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. • Passion, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed. • Maintains positive Company morale and professional attitude. • Must be able to work overtime, as needed. • Well-organized and detail-oriented. • Regularly required to stand, walk, talk, hear and multitask. • Regularly required to lift and/or move items up to 30 pounds. • Regularly required to handle food and hot beverages. • Attend weekly Operation and Safety meetings

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