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Company: Pursuit Collection
Location: Seward
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

What perks can you expect?:/ Competitive perks & wages / Referral and end-of-season bonus available/ FREE staff housing/ Access to iconic National Park experiences/ Fun staff events and parties/ Industry discounts/ Training to help your career growWhat will be your daily pursuit?:Deep down, our mission and values make us who we are as a team. This is what we strive for in all of the connections we create for our guests and for each other.What is the compensation for this role?:$21.00 per hourWhat will you do in this job?:This is a remote, boat-in position located in Kenai Fjords National Park. Due to this, all positions at KFWL require assisting in other departments.Coordinates activities and engaged in preparing and cooking food to ensure an efficient and profitable food service. The Day Lodge Lead is responsible for preparing the food served on the day lodge buffet and for employee meals. Ensures guests receive a consistent high quality dining experience and aids in the daily activities of the kitchen and the facility. The Day Lodge Lead coordinates and facilitates that the island Day Lodge area is safe and highly enjoyable for guests, facilities are clean and well maintained, necessary supplies are on hand, and waste is minimized. Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):

  • Provide excellent customer service to guests and other team members
  • Make sound judgments and anticipate issues and opportunities
  • Handle comments, complaints and concerns with a high level of efficiency and in the best interest of the guest
  • Work closely with all other departments to ensure overall guest satisfaction
  • Ensure that guests special needs are met
  • Be knowledgeable of daily functions or activities occurring at the Lodge and in area to answer guests questions
  • Primarily responsible to prepare, cook and clean after all meals are served in the day lodge
  • Maintain clean and sanitary food preparation facilities. Keep kitchen, food preparation and storage areas in strict adherence with health regulations
  • Coordinate and assist the Executive Chef in ordering, special island events, scheduling, staffing and safety training in order to foster exceptional team work and improve the customer experience
  • Coordinate with the island Maintenance Team to accomplish periodic and special maintenance projects in order to ensure facilities are safe, clean and compatible with the Day Lodge product
  • Work with Seward based managers to ensure that the island is prepared for guests and that special requirements are met consistently
  • Conduct other duties as required, including opening and closing duties and coordinating employee meals, ordering materials and other tasks
  • Estimates food consumption, and purchases or requisitions food and kitchen supplies
  • Helps with coordinating their assignments to ensure economical and timely food production and safety
  • Observes methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner
  • Arrive to work on time, ready to work, dressed in clean uniform, with a neat and clean appearance
  • Familiarizes newly hired staff with practices of kitchen and assists in continuous training
  • Participate in emergency response activities including firefighting, emergency medical activities (within an employee s training limitations) and other incidents
  • Other duties as assigned What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
    • Valid Alaska Food Handler s Certification, ServSafe Managers certificate preferred
    • Knowledge of proper food handling and preparations standards
    • Current CPR, First Aid
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Culinary School graduate or previous experience working as a cook in food service operations, or equivalent combination of experience and trainingWhat will your work environment be like?:We wake up every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and pristine lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they will share with their friends and families for years to come. It s all about sharing our amazing destinations. Closing:Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit places a high value on diverse backgrounds and experiences, recognizing that they serve as catalysts for creativity and innovation. We encourage individuals who are eligible to work in the USA to apply and join our inclusive team! We are working to eliminate barriers for applicants and team members from equity-deserving groups. If you can t apply online or need accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact our Talent & Acquisition Team at We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. Associated topics: cafe, chief chef, culinary school, dining chef, kitchen, pastry chef, restaurant assistant chef, restaurant chef, sous, tavern

Keywords: Pursuit Collection, Anchorage , LEAD COOK DAY LODGE (KFWL/FOX ISLAND), Hospitality & Tourism , Seward, Alaska

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