Job Description

Pay: $24.00 per hour


At Great Wolf, the Culinary Lead is key to the success of overall food operations and oversees daily culinary operations by ensuring food quality, presentation, recipes, and portion control meet the highest standards and result in overall guest satisfaction.


Join our Pack:  

* Grow your career: A great place to start or advance your career with cross-training, scholarship fund, and talent development programs at all levels  

* Great Perks: Take advantage of exclusive perks for you, your family, and friends - including discounted vacations and employee referral incentives  

* Learn While You Earn: Gain access to Great Wolf University for on-the-job training, functional, and leadership training  

* Prioritize Your Well-Being: We offer flexible scheduling, access to a holistic wellness program and technology, and support through our Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund  

* Celebrate Your Uniqueness: Join a team that cheers for diversity and inclusion through programs that make everyone feel welcome and recognized.  

 

Benefits:  

* Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance  

* Health savings account  

* Telehealth resources  

* Life insurance  

* 401K with employer match  

* Paid vacation time off  

* Paid parental leave  

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist culinary management in administrative and personnel related matters, including; scheduling, time clock reviews, overtime, performance, discipline, investigations, training and development, etc.
  • Prepares food as outlined on Banquet Event Order
  • Provides food preparation assistance by washing, peeling, cutting, and seeding vegetables and fruits; cleaning, cutting, and grinding meats, poultry, and seafood
  • Prepares soups and sauces by stirring and straining
  • Breads foods by dipping food items in crumbs, flour, and batter
  • Controls recipes by weighing and measuring designated ingredients
  • Provides foodstuffs and utensils for chef by carrying pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from workstations, stove, and refrigerator
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by cleaning work areas, equipment and utensils; segregating and removing garbage; steam-cleaning or hosing garbage containers; following sanitation standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Keeps supplies and foodstuffs ready by inventorying stock; requisitioning supplies and foodstuffs; verifying receipt; storing
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs


Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • High School diploma or equivalent experience; may have current enrollment
  • Previous food preparation experience in a restaurant setting
  • Prior training and/or experience in hands-on equipment maintenance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food preparation and demonstrated ability to understand sanitation related issues and precautions necessary to ensure a clean food preparation environment
  • Must be flexible regarding scheduling based on business demands
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug screen


Desired Qualifications & Traits

  • Previous leadership experience
  • Proven teamwork
  • Projects professional image that inspires trust and confidence
  • Enthusiastic and positive energy
  • Multi-tasking ability


Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift up to 15 lbs.
  • Able to bend, stretch, and twist
  • Able to stand for long periods of time


Application Instructions:  

Click on "Apply Now" or chat with a recruiter (bottom of your screen on Great Wolf’s website). After a brief application, all qualified applicants will be immediately invited to setup an interview or attend an upcoming hiring event.    

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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