Sous Chef at Dorney Park

Posted in Retail 9 days ago.

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Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:
OverviewWorking with us is an opportunity that can pay off for years to come - with skills, knowledge, experiences and friends that can last a lifetime!

A Seasonal job with us can lead to a successful future. That's because you will:

  • Develop resume-building skills to help achieve your career goals
  • Work in a welcoming and diverse environment
  • Gain knowledge through training programs and work experience
The Sous Chef of Food and Beverage is responsible for directly managing operations within a defined region of the park. The Sous Chef must direct proper guest service, food quality, outlet sanitation, labor cost productivity, performance documentation, revenues and area revenue per caps, inventory control and cash control.

Qualifications We're looking for:

  • A genuine interest in making people feel welcome using your smile and positive nature
  • Keen to be a part of something you believe in, providing fun while having fun at work
  • Openness to learn, grow and develop skills
  • Commitment to your team by being on time and working scheduled shifts
  • Desire to be outdoors for extended periods in all weather conditions
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ensures standards of quality and presentation are met for all locations, while controlling production, waste and spoilage.
  • Creates and manages schedule based on budgeted attendance and business needs.
  • Ensures that staff is well trained and follows all safety and sanitation standards, and in compliance will all local, state and federal laws.
  • Develops and implements menu items, recipes and product presentation and introduces standards of quality with presentation.
  • Performs ordering while maintaining inventory levels.
  • Prepares annual budgets and monitors progress of budget plans.
  • Recruits, interviews, hires and trains divisional staff as needed.
  • Ensures the availability of all needed materials and equipment for efficient operation of the department/division.
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision.
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies.
  • Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Employee Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Ready to start your future now? Apply Today!

Responsibilities You'll Make a Difference:

  • Interact with our guests and make their day amazing through meaningful connections
  • Share your passion for creating a warm and welcoming environment with your team
  • Deliver fast and accurate service
  • Contribute to our exceptional track record for safety

  • Ability to manage multiple facilities, foods and logistics distribution development.
  • Knowledge of knives, major kitchen production equipment and bakery and pastry work.
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • College or culinary training or extensive cooking and production experience.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
  • At least 18 years of age.