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Great Wolf Lodge-Traverse City “Tatonka” is recognized as an employer of choice in Northern Michigan. Our 370 pack members focus each and every day on providing our guests with first-in-class, customized guest service that sets Great Wolf Resorts apart from its competition.

The leaders of our pack have many years of experience in hospitality and inspire an organizational culture unlike any other in Northern Michigan. Saying that we work in a team setting doesn’t adequately explain the support and synergy that can be found in a culture like Great Wolf’s where actively engaged leadership, a happy and friendly work environment, the clear desire to achieve, and the most fun one could have while earning a paycheck all come together!

We work hard and play hard with pack member parties and wolf pack celebrations. We have excellent benefits and incentives and competitive pay. If you want to be part of a family, learn from years of experience, and be proud of the impact of your work, we encourage you to apply today and invite you to join the pack!

Restaurant Cook

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job ID 12754801 Date posted 07/31/2019 Location Traverse City, Michigan Job Type Part-time - Regular

At Great Wolf, the Restaurant Cook works in a fast paced, exciting environment to deliver on our commitment to high quality hospitality. The Restaurant Cook prepares food in accordance with recipes set by the executive chef, ensuring meal quality and guest satisfaction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure the daily operation of the back of house adheres to operating procedure guidelines
  • Perform food preparation tasks for all fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, fish, etc. used in recipes
  • Prepare all food items per recipe guidelines, tasting and adjusting for flavor with assistance of chef
  • Ensure back of house area adheres to the highest standards of cleanliness, presentation, and service
  • Maintain appropriate levels of necessary dishes and utensils; keep all dishware used in cooking and serving clean and sanitary at all times
  • Monitor supply levels in back of house area and replenish as necessary
  • Monitor equipment operation, perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot breakdowns, maintain supplies, and call for repairs as necessary
  • Ensure compliance with all food-handling and sanitation regulations

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Some High School education or equivalent
  • Must be flexible regarding scheduling based on business demands, including nights, weekends and Holidays as needed
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug screen

Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • Enrollment in, or willingness to work towards culinary degree
  • Previous cook experience
  • Understanding of sanitation-related issues and knowledge of precautions necessary to ensure a clean food preparation environment
  • Proven teamwork
  • Projects professional image that inspires trust and confidence
  • Enthusiastic and positive energy

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Able to bend, stretch, and twist
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
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