Lead Baker
ARAMARK Parks and Destinations - Monterey, CA

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Our Parks and Destinations group specializes in serving consumers; recreational and entertainment needs in national and state parks, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums and other day-use cultural attractions.

The scope of our operations includes operating lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise shops, fine dining restaurants, and interpretive tours in some of this country’s most pristine protected lands and national parks.

We have been active partners with the National Park Service and various zoos, aquariums, and other cultural attractions for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States in over 12 states. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

Some of the national and state parks in which we operate include:

Asilomar Conference Center, California

Denali National Park, Alaska

Glacier Bay, Alaska

Lake Powell Resorts and Marina, Arizona

Zephyr Cove Resort & Marinas, Nevada

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Olympic Peninsula, Washington

Togwotee Mountain Lodge, Wyoming

Position Summary:
Responsible for the sets up, service and cleaning of kitchen area as directed by executive chef in accordance with ARAMARK standards and safety and sanitation policies.

Essential Functions:
Follow procedures and directions of management

Checks for color coordination and eye appeal of all food items, both hot and cold, using appropriate garnishes where practical

Follows proper serving methods, including serving correct portion sizes

Follows recipes and cooking procedures as directed by Executive Chef

Ensure's menu board is prepared and proper terms are used for all food items

Break-down and cleaning of various stations

Assist in preparing employee meals

Should be capable of assuming responsibility for a short period of time without a manager present

Inspects all areas at the end of the shift

Follows cleaning checklist

Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the manager. Tasks and responsibilities may be added or revised based on the volume of business and the need for the work to be completed at the present time

Follows ARAMARK policies and procedures and safety and sanitation policies and procedures and insures compliance with these policies and procedures

May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or overtime

Report to work on time and in complete uniform

Status and Scope:
Reports to The Executive Chef

Attention to detail to ensure recipe consistency is vital

Must be able to work independently and finish tasks in a timely manor

Must be able to read and follow recipes

Must be focused on safety and sanitation

Able to follow directions

Perform repetitive tasks

Stand for extended periods of time

Comprehend basic written and verbal communication process

Work in an environment that at times can be hot and humid

Work with a diverse team

Must be able to lead, motivate and relate to others. Must be well groomed and be able to deal with students/guests courteously and efficiently

Must complete Serve Safe Food Handlers certification

Must be fluent in the English language both spoken and written – able to read & interpret documents such as safety rules, ARAMARK Alcohol Regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

Must have at least 2 years experience in ala carte food service / pastry production or equivalent schooling

Position requires an extensive knowledge of basic cooking techniques – grilling, sauté, griddle, fryer, baking, broiling etc.

Equipment Used:
Oven, Mixer, Grill, Steamer, Calculator, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Chef Knives, Other Cooking Equipment, Computer, Photocopier

Travel Requirements: Little or No Travel ( >10%)

Lifting Requirements:
HEAVY - Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 50 pounds

Physical Requirements: BENDING CONSTANT









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