Line Cook

Mackinac Island, Michigan
Food & Beverage
Mackinac Island, MI
14.00  Hourly
14.00  Hourly
Hours and Days of the Week Vary

Although our season is starting a bit later than we planned, we still expect an exceptional 2020.  However, we have not been idle while we await our opening, we have used this time to enhance and strengthen our ability to make Mission Point Resort a safe and healthy environment for our employees, guests, and other visitors.  Things may look a bit different this year as we have implemented a number of new practices as a result of COVID 19 but we are still the same exceptional place to work or visit.  We look forward to having you join us for the 2020 season.


Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Islands’ only full service, casual resort is currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Line Cook. This full time/seasonal position is located on Mackinac Island and offers competitive pay, housing, other perks. The ideal applicant will possess an upbeat attitude and enjoy working in a multi-cultural environment.


As a line cook your primary responsibility is to work with the kitchen staff in the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel’s restaurants in a safe and sanitary work environment. Ensure all food is served according to specification set by Lead Cook and Sous Chefs


  • High school education or equivalent experience preferred
  • One or more years of experience in a restaurant kitchen or related field preferred
  • Be an enthusiastic, helpful and positive member of the team
  • Be professional, responsible and mature
  • Report to work on time in a clean uniform ready to work
  • Complete daily prep list
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils
  • Cook batches of food such as chicken, fish and meat which are prepared to order or kept refrigerated until sold
  • Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in the work area
  • Create sauces and stocks
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep fryers and griddles
  • Pre-cook items such as bacon in order to prepare for later use
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required: prepare and cook food according to instructions
  • Verify that prepared foods meet quality and quantity requirements
  • Wash, cut and prepare foods designated for cooking
  • Clean, stock and restock workstations and reach-in
  • Decorate and garnish desserts with proper sauces and fruit
  • Prepare amenities such as fruit plates for Boxwood
  • Be knowledgeable of all stations in the restaurant
  • Be knowledgeable of plate presentations and preparations of all menu items
  • Communicate with all line cooks daily for proper pars and production requirements in specific work stations
  • Maintain the buffet in the restaurant and any action stations that are required by business demands
  • Maintain and rotate all food items to ensure food quality; date and label all food items and actively practice FIFO (First-In-First-Out)
  • Strive to minimize waste and breakage

If you are looking for a culture where you make a difference and truly are part of a successful team, then Mission Point Resort is the place for you. We strive to grow our team with people who share our passion and energy for creating the best experience for our guests and our staff! We offer competitive wages, housing, opportunities for advancement, and other perks.

If you are looking for employment after your 2020 season with Mission Point Resort ends – we have agreements with a variety of Winter Season resorts and clubs which allows our summer staff to work winters at various locations throughout the US (Colorado, Florida, Vermont, Utah, Arizona and more).