Lead Cook

Mackinac Island, Michigan
Food & Beverage
11-02-2020
Mackinac Island, MI
Depends on Experience 

THIS IS A FULL-TIME, SEASONAL POSITION FOR THE SUMMER 2021 SEASON (APRIL THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER)

Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Islands’ only full service, casual resort is currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Lead Cook. This full time/seasonal position is located on Mackinac Island and offers competitive pay and other perks. The ideal applicant will have one to two years of experience in the culinary field, possess an upbeat leadership style, and have experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Lead Cook, you will fill a key leadership role with an industry-recognized leader in hospitality services. The primary role of the Lead Cook is to manage the kitchen staff in the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel’s banquet kitchen in a safe and sanitary work environment. Must ensure all food is served according to specifications and be responsible for supervising all areas of the kitchen working in conjunction with all Line Cooks and Sous Chefs.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • One year or more of experience in the culinary industry is required.
  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Working knowledge of Culinary processes and procedures
  • ServSafe Certification preferred
  • Ability to live and work on Mackinac Island seasonally
  •  Ability to work at least 40 hours a week including weekends and holidays.
  •  Focus on the customer: Seeks to understand the internal/external customer and meet the needs of both the customer and the company.
  •  Apply professional, product or technical expertise: Demonstrates the ability to apply technical, professional or product expertise to real world situations.
  •  Improve continuously: Constantly assess and adapts to current practices to perform a task better, faster or more efficiently.
  •  Attend to detail: Ensure that data is accurate and work is thorough, meeting the highest standards.
  •  Think creatively: Develop innovative approaches and imaginative solutions that meet real needs.
  •  Must be an enthusiastic, professional, responsible, mature, helpful and positive member of the team.
  •  Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language (English) used in the workplace.
  •  Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior.
  •  Openly accept critical/developmental feedback.

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.