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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
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.
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.
Oven, Mixer, Grill, Steamer, Calculator, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Chef Knives, Other Cooking Equipment, Computer, Photocopier
Travel Requirements: Little or No Travel ( >10%)
HEAVY - Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 50 pounds
Physical Requirements: BENDING CONSTANT