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Hannah Mayer
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GENERAL SUMMARY: The Assistant Dining Services Manager (ADSM) supports the Dining Services Manager (DSM) in efficient management of the food service operation of Pendle Hill. This includes planning and cooking three meals a day, year-round, for meal service that varies in size from approximately 20 to 120 persons, maintaining a collegial and caring environment, and presenting Pendle Hill’s values as they are expressed through dining services (such as locally sourced and non-processed foods). The Assistant Dining Services Manager takes on all duties of the Dining Services Manager in his or her absence. All members of the cooking staff work as a team with several shared responsibilities.

Applicant Requirements:


  1. Some experience in kitchen management, including supervising and participating in all phases of food handling: preparation and processing, portion control, recording inventories, ordering and receiving, menu planning, and creating recipes.
  1. Some experience in team management and supervision of personnel.

  2. Experience professionally cooking for small and large groups (from 20 to 120 people).
  3. A working knowledge of nutrition.

  5. An understanding of processing and preserving garden produce.

  6. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure amidst competing priorities; be flexible, and work well with a wide range of people (such as the colleagues, guests, and trainees that one will work with here)
  7. The ability to work irregular weekly and weekend hours.

  9. Valid driver’s license.
  10. Ability to lift up to 50lbs.



  • Experience with OSHA/ServSafe standards
  • A working knowledge of nutrition
  • Ability to bake bread and prepare homemade desserts a plus
  • Experience in a dining service environment that is part of a larger organization
  • Experience in processing, and the preservation of, garden produce



  • A highly welcoming attitude and willingness to provide hospitality for members of, and visitors to, the Pendle Hill community. Openness to a wide range of spiritual beliefs and experiences, cultural backgrounds and practices, and differences (of all kinds).
  • Familiarity with Quaker faith and practices, and a commitment to learning more and/or a willingness to gain, deepen, and nurture such knowledge.
  • Appreciation of the role of Quakerism in the mission of Pendle Hill. Please see our mission, vision, and values statements as part of familiarizing yourself with Pendle Hill.
Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 02/28/2019
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Position Level:
All Divisions
School Name:  Pendle Hill
Street Address: 338 Plush Mill Road
City: Wallingford
State: PA
Zip Code: 19086
Phone: 610-566-4507
Executive Director: Jennifer Karsten
Founding Date: 1930
Day / Boarding: Day Only
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Admissions Contact: Lina Blount
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08/18/2017 338 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA 19086

338 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA 19086 Organization

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