Food & Beverage Department

Lead Cook @ White Oak Grill

Takes lead in the kitchen and in charge of all food production. Portions and prepares food items prior to cooking. Prepares menu items per order, plating and garnishing cooked items. Maintain interdepartmental lines of communication, and interact on a daily basis with guests and resort staff.

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The employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to fulfillthese functions. Ruttger’s further expects every employee to exhibit stellarguest service and a regular attendance record.


·        Leads in preparing food items to ensure that food quality and presentation exceed expectations.

·        Completes orders accurately and in a timely manner.

·        Supervises all kitchen employees, including cooks and dishwashers.

·        Prepares items for cooking by peeling,portioning, washing, cutting, and mixing follow Resort recipes.

·        Controls expenses by producing only what is needed, and preparing items correctly the first time.

·        Properly labels, rotates and stores all products.Keeps coolers, storage rooms and reach-ins organized.

·        Checks that all food is garnished correctly, and buffets are set properly.

·        Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation and kitchen.

·        Completes daily and weekly cleaning duties.

·        Ensures good safety practices.

·        Foster positive working relationships and communication with all departments.

·        Any and all other duties as assigned.


·        Post-secondary culinary arts training program degree highly desirable

·        Minimum of one (1) year previous food preparation experience required.


·        Must be able to pass Ruttger’s background check;

·        Stand; walk; sit; kneel; lift; push; pull; reach with arms and hands; move objects weighing up to forty (40) pounds.