Line Cook

  • 1 Inner Park Road, Grand Teton National Park, Moran, WY
  • Full-time
  • Salaried/Hourly: Hourly
  • FLSA Type: Non-Exempt
  • Employment Category: Seasonal

Company Description

Located in the Grand Teton National Park along the shores of Jackson Lake, Signal Mountain Lodge is a special place to spend a summer. We offer positions in the Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Marina, and Retail industries as well as Campground and operational support positions. 50% of our staff return for a second season not only for the unique experiences, but also because the dedication Signal Mountain Lodge has to employees is second to none!

Job Description

The Line Cook prepares food orders accurately and in a timely fashion in a high volume and fast-paced kitchen.  Ensures an excellent guest experience and helps ensure the Kitchen remains clean, organized, and in compliance with sanitation requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares/cooks food items and dishes using grill, flat top, oven, fryer, steamer, toaster/salamander, small kitchen appliances, and kitchen utensils including various knives.
  • Prepares all food following recipes as written; Follows all kitchen portion control measures.
  • Makes cooking adjustments to accommodate guest requests.
  • Maintains relevant kitchen documentation; Prepares prep work, thawing, and stocking lists.
  • Performs shift preparation, nightly shutdowns, and cleaning duties; Cleans and organizes kitchen, cooking line, and work station.
  • Performs kitchen operations and procedures in accordance with sanitation regulations and guidelines.
  • Organizes refrigerators and cooking line.
  • Performs cleaning tasks as necessary.
  • Assists with food running, busing, dish washing, and other related tasks as required
  • Knows and follows all company, Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Programs.
  • Works extra shifts and hours as required.
  • Assists in other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ability to safely use kitchen appliances and utensils.
  • Good communication skills including the ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Ability to work in high-pressure situations.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to learn all company training materials.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of proper food handling, food storage, and sanitation procedures
  • Proper food handling or equivalent certification or ability to obtain upon hire.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:

  • Must be able to understand normal conversation and accurately communicate information.
  • Ability to stand and walk on paved, unpaved, uneven and sometimes slippery surfaces for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to climb stairs occasionally.
  • Ability to twist, turn, push, pull, and reach down, forward and overhead repetitively; Kneel, squat, stoop and crouch frequently.
  • Ability and manual dexterity to use small kitchen utensils/tools and operate appliances such as mixer, ovens, dishwasher, steamer, flat top, grill, fryer, knives, whisks, etc. 
  • Must be able to use general cleaning supplies; Grasp, lift, push, pull and use cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds daily.
  • Able to work in hot areas of kitchen (around dishwasher, ovens, cooking equipment) and cold areas (walk in refrigerators and freezers).

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent, or 1 year of hospitality cooking or related work experience, or equivalent combination of work experience and education preferred.
  • Food preparation and food safety knowledge required.
  • Prior restaurant experience preferred.
  • Culinary degree or related coursework preferred.

Additional Information

Signal Mountain Lodge, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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