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“We Bring Joy to Families” is our motto here at Great Wolf. Do you want to join our Pack and create lasting memories for families?

Working at Great Wolf Lodge is more than just a job, it is truly an experience full of fun, learning and growth opportunities. We believe in promoting from within and creating opportunities for our Pack to continue to learn and develop their skills. We believe in working hard, focusing on guest experience, and making it a fulfilling and fun experience for each Pack Member every day.

Our Lodge, opened in December of 2017 and is the 15th lodge with the Great Wolf Brand. We are just minutes from the Mall of America, the largest mall in the United States and a short transit ride to Minneapolis/St. Paul downtown.

Minnesota is known for its 10,000 lakes and has more shoreline than California, Florida and Hawaii combined. We are known for our arts and culture community and have the largest regional playhouse in the US as well as the largest urban sculpture garden.

Culinary Lead

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job ID 13119618 Date posted 08/28/2019 Location Bloomington, Minnesota Job Type Full-time - Regular

At Great Wolf, the Culinary Lead is key to the success of overall food operations and oversees daily culinary operations by ensuring food quality, presentation, recipes, and portion control meet the highest standards and result in overall guest satisfaction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist culinary management in administrative and personnel related matters, including; scheduling, time clock reviews, overtime, performance, discipline, investigations, training and development, etc.
  • Prepares food as outlined on Banquet Event Order
  • Provides food preparation assistance by washing, peeling, cutting, and seeding vegetables and fruits; cleaning, cutting, and grinding meats, poultry, and seafood
  • Prepares soups and sauces by stirring and straining
  • Breads foods by dipping food items in crumbs, flour, and batter
  • Controls recipes by weighing and measuring designated ingredients
  • Provides foodstuffs and utensils for chef by carrying pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from workstations, stove, and refrigerator
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by cleaning work areas, equipment and utensils; segregating and removing garbage; steam-cleaning or hosing garbage containers; following sanitation standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Keeps supplies and foodstuffs ready by inventorying stock; requisitioning supplies and foodstuffs; verifying receipt; storing
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • High School diploma or equivalent experience; may have current enrollment
  • Previous food preparation experience in a restaurant setting
  • Prior training and/or experience in hands-on equipment maintenance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food preparation and demonstrated ability to understand sanitation related issues and precautions necessary to ensure a clean food preparation environment
  • Must be flexible regarding scheduling based on business demands
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug screen

Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • Previous leadership experience
  • Proven teamwork
  • Projects professional image that inspires trust and confidence
  • Enthusiastic and positive energy
  • Multi-tasking ability

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift up to 15 lbs.
  • Able to bend, stretch, and twist
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
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