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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.

News

Celebrate a family-friendly Mushroom Festival on August 23rd at Durango Mountain Resort.

2013 Mushroom Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guided Mushroom Hunt

Participate in a guided hunt at 9:30 am with state recognized Wild Mushroom Expert, Chris Ricci, proprietor of Majesty Mushrooms.  A quick shuttle ride will take you to the backside of the mountain to hunt for edible mushrooms with mushroom expert Chris Ricci where you’ll find mushrooms on the mountain that you can take with you to enjoy.  Savor a tasty lunch after your hunt then be transported back to the resort’s base area.   

Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival

From 3-6 pm, the Festival features live music, educational seminars by Majesty Mushrooms and San Juan Mycology, beer & wine samples, small plates of delicious local and exotic mushrooms dishes, and a mushroom-infused dessert from local artisan ice cream maker, Cream Bean Berry.  Cooking demonstrations by Chef Sergio Verduzco with East by Southwest and Executive Chef Sean Clark with El Moro Spirits & Tavern.  Kids 12 & under will enjoy crafts, fun activities, and kid-friendly food and beverages.  
 

Register Now!

Mushroom Festival from 3- 6 pm includes mushroom-inspired small plates, wine & beer samples, live music, cooking demonstrations, & educational seminars:
            $40 per person
            Kids 12 and under
FREE

Guided Mushroom Hunt from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm includes transportation, expert guide, & lunch:
            $40 per person
             Kids 3 and under are FREE


Combination Festival and Hunt - save when you attend both events!
            $70 for adults
            $40 for kids 12 and under

Register Now for the Musroom Hunt!
 
 

Save 15% on Lodging at Durango Mountain Resort!

Make it a weekend and stay at Durango Mountain Resort while attending the Mushroom Festival!   

Enjoy the convenience of slopeside lodging just steps from the Mushroom Festival!  

With a variety of activities at the resort whether you want to chill out or experience the thrills of the mountain, you’ll appreciate the breathtaking scenery of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains at your doorstep!  

Kick back and relax by the pool and hot tubs, get pampered at the day spa and take in the scenery on the chairlift.  Enjoy the hiking and mountain biking trails, or ride down the Alpine Slide.  

Durango Mountain Resort has something for everyone include a variety of restaurants and shops for your weekend getaway!  

Book Now and Save 15% on Lodging at Durango Mountain Resort!  Call 800-525-0892 or book online:

2014 Mushroom Festival at Durango Mountain Resort