Kitchen Manager
Rainier Guest Services

Kitchen Manager needed for historic National Park Inn at Mount Rainier

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Kitchen Manager

Rainier Guest Services
Ashford, Washington
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!


Manage the administrative aspects of the National Park Inn culinary operations to maintain a consistently high standard of cleanliness and food excellence.  Complete regular kitchen-oriented administrative tasks including ordering, inventory, staff scheduling, and payroll.  Complete safety-oriented tasks including regular safety inspections, cut-glove training, and other trainings as necessary.

Ensure that all foods over three daily meals for Dining Room and Employee Dining Room are nutritious, safe, wholesome, eye appealing, delicious, and meet recipe and food cost specifications.   Supervise cooks and utility staff to ensure tasks are completed in safe and efficient manner.


  • Monitor, problem-solve, and direct workers to ensure efficient and safe completion of all culinary tasks daily
  • Train new staff on safety and procedures including recipes and plate presentation, including food temperature checks and other ServSafe/HACCP standards, cut gloves and other training as needed 
  • Communicate regularly and professionally with numerous people including general manager, dining room staff, warehouse manager, and laundry staff to ensure efficient operation of restaurant and EDR
  • Ensure that entire department adheres to food safety guidelines including ServSafe and HACCP
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings; conduct regular department meetings
  • Manage staff appropriately to enforce standards and minimize personnel conflicts 
  • Maintain department records such as schedules, payroll, food safety logs, inspection logs, and receiving invoices
  • Prepare and cook food items according to recipes and daily menus, needed assistance is dependent on guest level
  • Performs such other related duties as directed or required
  • Following recipes and daily menus, perform line cook duties daily/as needed, focusing on breakfast and lunch shifts.
  • Performs such other related duties as directed or required


  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. equivalent required; Culinary school diploma strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of and ability to competently cook at all kitchen stations; able to complete all Cook 1 / Line Cook tasks with easy and accuracy.
  • Three years culinary experience in full-service restaurant required; national park experience strongly preferred
  • Moderate computer knowledge and ability including Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, POS system
  • Possess or be able to successfully complete ServSafe certification required.
  • Strong sanitation skills/habits.
  • Possess strong knowledge of culinary terms and practices; able to prepare items “from scratch” and follow recipes.
  • Prior experience in a lead or supervisory capacity required.

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit.  Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. 
  • Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. 
  • Climbing steps regularly. 
  • Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas.
  • Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery to include slicers, ovens, stove, grinders, mixers and other kitchen-related equipment.
  • This position will spend 100% of the time standing, walking and climbing stairs with food items and dishes.
  • Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen.
  • Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. 
  • Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English.
  • Reading and writing work-related documents in English.
  • Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties.

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