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Opened in December of 2016, Colorado Springs Great Wolf Lodge is the newest lodge in the Great Wolf Lodge brand. As the fourteenth lodge, located in a state that proudly has the highest number of 14,000 foot mountains, the Colorado Pack calls themselves the “Fourteeners” and even shouts “Fourteener!” at the end of their own signature Great Wolf Howl.

On the north side of Colorado Springs, our lodge looks out to an incredible view of the Rocky Mountains and the Air Force Academy. With 311 guest rooms, 8 food and beverage outlets or restaurants have over 500 “pack members.” From quick service outlets to farm-to-table dining, a 50,000 square foot Water Park, an Adventure Park with an indoor ropes course, climbing wall, bowling, and much more, there is something for every guest to enjoy. Our resort has so much to offer that it creates an exciting array of career options and paths, from restaurant and culinary positions to lifeguards, retail, and even a kids’ spa called Scooops.

If you are friendly, have a great attitude and want be a part of creating family traditions, join our Colorado Springs pack!

Culinary Lead - FT $17/hr

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job ID 12754798 Date posted 07/31/2019 Location Colorado Springs, Colorado 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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