Guest Services, Inc Rainier, Washington
Aug 06, 2020Full time
JOB SUMMARY Manage all aspects of the culinary operations at Mount Rainier National Park at Paradise Inn to maintain a consistently high standard of cleanliness and food excellence. Provide up to 1,200 covers per day over three daily meals at Paradise Inn. Ensure that all foods for Dining Rooms, Employee Dining Rooms, and Caf are nutritious, safe, wholesome, eye appealing, delicious, and meet recipe and food cost specifications. Supervise chefs, cooks, and utility staff to ensure tasks are completed in safe and efficient manner. This position is based at Paradise Inn during the summer season.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Monitor, problem solve, and direct workers to ensure efficient and safe completion of all culinary tasks daily. * Plan and develop menus, and forecast portion specifications to unit. Analyze and cost food items. Ensure compliance with established budget. * Recruit, supervise, schedule, discipline, direct culinary and utility staff, train and on-board new staff on safety and procedures including recipes and plate presentation. * Control expenses. Determine food and supply needs for venue. Maintain inventory control of food and supplies. * Maintain and ensure that each food operation adheres to food safety guidelines including ServSafe and HACCP. * Plan, schedule, supervise, and participate in the culinary work of the event to ensure proper production, distribution of assignments, and prompt and efficient preparation of foods. Ensure food quality standards are met and amounts are sufficient to meet expected need. * Sample, smell, and observe food to ensure conformance to recipes and taste and appearance standards.* Maintain awareness of safety issues, and report them immediately to your manager. * Communicate regularly and professionally with numerous people including general manager, food & beverage manager, dining room staff, warehouse manager, and laundry staff to ensure efficient operation of food operations. * Attend and participate in management and safety meetings; conduct regular department meetings. * Under guidance of District Executive Chef, participate in and give working direction for pre and post season setup / teardown. * Manage staff appropriately to enforce standards and minimize personnel conflicts. * Ensure department records such as schedules, payroll, food safety logs, inspection logs, and receiving invoices are completed accurately and timely. * Performs such other related duties as directed or required.SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE * High School Diploma/G.E.D. equivalent required; Culinary or Associate's degree in food service or related field. * Food Protection Manager Certification. Demonstration of food safety knowledge and sanitation. * Five years culinary experience in full-service restaurant required; national park experience strongly preferred.* Computer proficiency with the ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, and Outlook required. * Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers. * Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. * Ability to problem solve. * Possess strong knowledge of culinary terms and practices; able to prepare items "from scratch" and create recipes. * Strong supervision and management skills required, including the ability to guide and develop others. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS * Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. * Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and u Location: mount rainier national park, us, waTo view the full job description please use the link below.