Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Butcher

    Job Locations US-AZ-GRAND CANYON
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(2/18/2020 4:47 PM)
    Food and Beverage
  • Overview


    Enthusiastic about crafting an extraordinary dining experience? Grand Canyon National Park Lodges is looking for individuals who will create or serve an incredible culinary experience for our guests. Discover one beautiful adventure. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is the most visited location in the park with breathtaking views, slick rock plateaus and lush forests. As our employee, you receive extremely affordable employee housing, discounted meals, employee discounts to explore other Xanterra properties and a generous benefits program for full time employees.


    Our Butchers prepare center of the plate items and marinades in the El Tovar Butcher Shop for all meal periods according to written specifications.


    • Prepare center of the plate items and marinades to menu specifications, written recipe standards and portion control.
    • Adhere to ServeSafe HACCP food sanitation standards throughout all phases of food production.
    • Develop proficiency on cutting whole muscle meats, seafood and preparing forcemeats and marinades in a consistent manner. Train on other kitchen stations as opportunities present themselves.
    • Proper safe and sanitary use of knives and other equipment.
    • Set up and breakdown of butcher shop or assigned area according to kitchen standards and ServeSafe HACCP food sanitation guidelines.
    • Do prep work as assigned to cover next shift or meal period.
    • Do regularly scheduled temperature checks of cooler items particularly those prone to rapid spoilage due to temperature changes. Notify Cook I, Supervisor, or Kitchen Management of any items found to be in the temperature danger zone.
    • Utilize first in, first out standard for rotation and use of perishable food products.
    • Display professional communications with front of the house and Stewarding staff.
    • Practice teamwork and open communication with other cooks on the line or in assigned area.
    • Adhere to all safety and risk management policies, and wear required personal protective equipment while performing tasks.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Previous cooking experience on different line stations or high volume batch cooking.
    • Basic knowledge of all production areas of the kitchen.
    • Superior and proficient knife handling skills, with knowledge of the entire various cutting styles.
    • Knowledge of ServeSafe HACCP food sanitation program with ability to apply necessary portions of program.
    • Physical ability to lift at least eighty pounds of food product and carry it twelve foot minimum.
    • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time and work in cold temperatures.

    Low-cost in-park housing provided.  Discounted meals; Medical/Dental/Vision health plans available; 401K; Drug-free workplace.  Employment history verified.  Background checks/Drug test required. Xanterra is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities/Woman/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.


    TO APPLY visit www.grandcanyonlodges.com/careers


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