Employee Dining Room 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 EDR Cook works with the EDR Manager/Assistant Manager to design weekly menus, prepare and cook nutritious, well-balanced meals for approximately 140 staff, and to provide a pleasant dining experience for all Signal Mountain Lodge staff. 


  • Help plan weekly menus 
  • Prepare and cook nutritious and well-balanced meals for approximately 140 staff 
  • Rotate fresh foods daily 
  • Help clean the EDR kitchen and dining facilities on a daily basis  
  • Wash dishes, pots and pans, empty garbage, compost, recycle and other similar kitchen duties as assigned 
  • Follow and maintain proper NPS and PHS sanitation principles and procedures 
  • Order, receive and check-in deliveries properly 
  • Put groceries away in proper places in dry storeroom, freezer, and walk-in refrigerator 
  • Provide high quality meals in a timely manner and in sufficient quantities to all Signal Mountain Lodge staff during the scheduled meal hours 
  • Maintaining a high degree of positive employee morale 
  • Clean dining room area and computer room for Signal staff 
  • Communicate with the EDR Manager about any broken equipment or missed food orders 
  • Create items for General Store Grab N’ Go menu 
  • Successfully complete ServSafe training 
  • Provide a pleasant dining experience for all members of the Signal Mountain Lodge staff 
  • Complete Signal’s Hazard Communication Program 
  • 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


  • Read, write, speak and understand English effectively.
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good cooking skills
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision and be self-motivated
  • Ability to learn all company training materials
  • Must have proper food handling or equivalent certification or ability to obtain upon hire.



  • 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).



  • 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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