Company Cook

Does preparing evening meals approximately four days per week for 25 - 30 people sound interesting to you?

Cedar Summer Stock Theater

Job Title:         Company Cook

Location:        South Square – St. Ansgar, IA

Terms:             Contracted for season – May 24 –Aug 7

Salary:             $550 per week stipend


Job Description: 

Responsibilities include, preparing evening meals approximately four days per week for 25 - 30 people, maintain a clean kitchen, and manage the food safety practices and standards, purchasing food and supplies; stock and prep buffet breakfast and lunch food items as needed.

Ideal Candidates: 

Team leader with great communication skills; we are open to the idea of this position to be shared by2 people if needed: a parent/teenager, spouses, 2 friends coordinating to share the responsibilities.  


Responsibilities &Duties:  

Organization and management of Cedar Summerstock food services including:

·        Purchase food and supplies for the season with budget considerations

·        Stock company kitchen for self-serve breakfast and lunch

·        Oversee meal prep and clean up

·        Occasionally transport food to Cedar River Complex during techweeks (mileage reimbursement)

·        Work with volunteers



·        Cooking experience

·        Passion for food service

·        Organizational skills; attention to detail

·        Experience in planning and cooking to a variety of dietary needs

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·        Experience with quantity/family style food preparation, kitchen equipment and proper sanitation practices


If interested, please contact:

Carrie Barker

Office Manager



About Cedar Summerstock Theatre

Creating Artists, Connecting Communities is our purpose. Cedar Summerstock Theatre invites college students from nationally recognized theater arts programs to collaborate with professional directors, local artists, and underserved rural youth. Our stage provides a platform for unique educational opportunities, a showcase for deserving talent to have professional production experience, and a seat for vibrant theater to audiences in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.

Job Title
Company Cook
St Ansgar IA
Employment Basis
Short Hire 
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