Thousand Hills State Park features Forest Lake, a 573-acre reservoir created by the damming of Big Creek and serves as a fresh water supply to the population of Kirksville, Missouri. This site provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as swimming, fishing, boating and water skiing. Thousand Hills Hospitality will offer a retail gift shop, full-service restaurant, cabin style lodging as well as boat and slip rentals. We pride ourselves in providing top notch customer service and helping families make memories in the State Park for years to come!
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Summary: As a Cook, you will prepare food items in accordance with corporate recipes and established standards in the company’s efforts to deliver extraordinary hospitality.
Assist the Food & Beverage Supervisor in ensuring that the menu, which cannot be changed without corporate F&B approval, and guest service expectations as set forth by the employee handbook are being met or exceeded.
Adhere to defined company recipes and safe food handling procedures to deliver an exceptional guest experience
Complete all required food and safety logs in a timely and efficient manner per company procedures and federal, state, and local regulations
Cook and prepare food / meals as required
Work individually and with the team to surpass expectations in an efficient, motivated, and positive can-do manner.
Provide timely, courteous, and professional service to all guests
Follow all health and safety standards, policies, and initiatives
All other duties as may be assigned
Knowledge of food preparation and storage, sanitation requirements and commercial kitchen equipment
Must be able to work a variety of day, night, weekend, and holiday shifts
Strong communication and interpersonal skills – must be able to read, write and speak English
Majority of shift will be spent on feet in a fast-paced environment and in proximity of other people. Must be able to carry up to 25 lbs. frequently and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Frequent bending, twisting, lifting, and squatting will be required.
ServSafe and / or state food handler certification
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
Education & Experience
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1 year minimum culinary training / experience
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.