Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

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Cook 3

Cook 3

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This is a full time Cook III position and will be responsible for preparing menu/recipe items to Grand Canyon Railway standards and specifications while always maintaining a clean, safe and sanitary work environment.



  • Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
  • Perform all job duties in accordance to County Health Code, the Property Employee Handbook, Department policies, procedures and its Food Safety Management System.
  • Promote and participate in accurate and thorough compliance of the Food Safety Management System; including but not exclusive to its Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Prepare menu/recipe items to Grand Canyon Railway standards and specifications by always following the recipe manual. Maintain a clean safe and sanitary work area
  • Perform all daily cleaning assignments on Kitchen Cleaning Schedule and Prep Cook Closing Check List.
  • Understands and adheres to Grand Depot Café’s standards and practices including; proper hand washing and follows all sanitation policies in regard to personal hygiene, grooming and Company uniform standards. Properly wear gloves as required.
  • Utilize and adhere to all systems such as buffet prep sheets, pull list and waste sheets.
  • Establish production amounts based on count forecasts and production quantity guidelines, in an effort to reduce waste.
  • Thoroughly complete all assigned food preparation and side work duties in a timely manner.
  • Properly use, clean and maintain cooking equipment.
  • Maintain proper food sanitation standards throughout all areas and steps of food production.
  • Date and rotate all prepped food according to procedures and follow the proper first in first out (FIFO) rotation standard for stored foods.
  • Keep prep area swept, mopped and free of slip and trip hazards, keep shelving and storage areas clean and organized.
  • Works in a safe manner, practicing risk management worker safety in knife handling, equipment operation, lifting, working with open flame and all other areas of food production at all times.
  • Assist dishwashers with cleaning kitchen equipment.
  • Assist in stocking and storage of food as requested by supervisor.
  • Notify supervisor of any problems needing immediate attention.
  • Maintains flexibility to work days, evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as scheduled.
  • Understand chemical storage, handling and refill procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Previous cooking experience in a high volume a la carte or batch production setting.
  • Ability to produce items to standard following menu recipe(s) for set menu and banquet items.
  • Knowledge of food sanitation regulations with ability to apply these regulations while on the job.
  • Ability to successfully complete and certify in Coconino County Food Handlers Course within thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Ability to understand and follow direction.
  • Basic writing and mathematical skills.
  • Good verbal communication skills.



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