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Morning Lead Cook

 

General Purpose:

Lead kitchen staff in daily operations of the kitchen as assigned by GM and AGM. Maintain quality and portion control in all phases of food preparation. Oversee all meals before they are served.  Provide leadership and assist training the kitchen staff. Ensure the guest receives a quality product quickly and within cost of sale percentages.

Essential Duties/ Responsibilities: 

Supervise kitchen staff in kitchen manager’s absence for menu preparation based on established specification regarding ingredients and portion control.

Other Responsibilities:

Communicate with other Leads, Management, and Staff.

Control waste and theft through continuous monitoring and training.

Plan the Prep’s list for next day's needs and for special events.

Maintain cleanliness of the kitchen, storage areas and cooking line.

Assist with ordering and inventory control.

Put away orders as assigned.

Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  Solid knowledge of food preparation and storage, inventory controls, sanitation requirements, commercial kitchen equipment.  Solid supervisory and interpersonal communication skills.  If assigned to on-mountain restaurants, must be able to safely ski/snowboard intermediate runs.

 Alertness, precision, ingenuity, problem-solving, judgment, reasoning, aesthetic sense, imagination, patience, persuasiveness, speaking ability, tactile, olfactory and visual discrimination, memory, creativity, concentration and initiative are necessary abilities.

 Experience:  Three years cooking experience with experience supervising kitchen staff.

Material and Equipment Directly Used: 

Commercial kitchen equipment and cleaning agents.  Skis/snowboard and ski lifts if assigned to on-mountain restaurant.

Working Environment/ Physical Activities:

80% to 100% of the workday is spent indoors in a restaurant environment with limited outdoors work.  80% of the day is spent standing and 20% walking.  Frequently lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 70 pounds.  Occasionally pushing/pulling objects weighing up to 150 pounds.  Constantly operating controls of kitchen equipment.  Occasionally climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling.  Frequently crouching.  Constantly reaching, handling, fingering and feeling objects.  Constantly engaging in conversation, tasting and smelling.  Constantly using near acuity, and color and field of vision.  Frequently use far acuity, depth perception and accommodation.  Occasionally use far acuity, accommodation and field of vision. 

Frequent exposure to fumes, odors, and gases.  Occasional exposure to dusts, mists and poor ventilation.  Constant exposure to potential mechanical, electrical, burns and radiant energy hazards.  Frequent exposure to toxic, caustic chemical hazards. This is a non-skiing position.

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First National Bank of Durango -

3rd Annual Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race

First National Bank of Durango - 3rd Annual Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race

Register for the Muck and Mire!

First National Bank of Durango

Early packet pickup is available from on Friday, August 8 from 12- 6pm at our Bodo Office located at 327 S. Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301. Day of packet registration will begin at 7:30am in the Festival Tent at Durango Mountain Resort. Day-of registration and packet pick-up ends 30 minutes prior to each event.

Benefits "Food for La Plata Kids" which will benefit organizations in Durango, Bayfield, and Ignacio that provide food for hungry children including:

  • Manna Soup Kitchen "Kids Backpack" Program
  • Bayfield Snack Pack Program
  • Ignacio Snack Program
     
Save on Lodging!

Save on lodging at Durango Mountain Resort for the weekend!  Click here for the Muck & Mire lodging deals!

Child Care Available for August 9!

Child care is available during the First National Bank of Durango Muck and Mire Mud Adventure Race 8am to noon, Saturday, August 9, 2014.  Activities will be planned for ages six months through six years. Our childcare services are based out of the Snow Monster’s Den, located on the second level of Purgatory Village Center. We’ll provide snacks & fun activities inside and out, depending on the weather. $20 per child. Reservations are required. eMail: purgkids@durangomountain.com or call 970-385-2144 for reservations & more information.