Cook-Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa

Young Harris, GA


$600 Recruitment Bonus

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up buffet and ensure cleanliness, proper condiments, steam pans placed according to direction.
  • Replenish buffet items as needed.
  • Clean up, return unused food items to kitchen and store according to direction
  • Reads menu to estimate food requirements and procures food from storeroom, following Resort’s requisition procedures.
  • Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters, and steam kettles.
  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meat, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking at the direction of the Executive Chef and/or Sous Chef.
  • Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and following other methods to determine that it is cooked.
  • Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies and sauces, and garnishes servings to fill orders.
  • Washes, peels, cuts, and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use.
  • Follows all ServSafe food handling and sanitation procedures.
  • Knowledgeable of handling food allergies and dieting preferences.
  • Controls food waste and loss.  
  • Ensures all foods prepared are the highest quality and appearance in accordance with approved recipes.
  • Eliminates safety hazards and reports all injuries and accidents. 
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of all work surfaces, coolers, floors and equipment in work area.
  • Properly rotates, labels and dates all foods for use and/or storage.
  • Provides a positive work environment between departments.
  • Assists Utility position when needed.

Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.