Culinary Services Specialist
Job Details
Answers in Genesis / Ark Encounter - Williamstown, KY
Full Time
Culinary Services

The Culinary Services Specialist works exceptionally well in their areas, maintains a clean work area and is highly efficient in their assigned tasks. The Specialist works under the direction of managers and coordinators and is responsible for maintaining their specific area. They are responsible for the overall training of their area and reporting any issues in their specific areas. They are to be subject matter experts and set the example in their work ethic, attendance and punctuality and attitude. This position will allow one to impact others through a service mindset centered on making an eternal difference. This position should display our Core Values of SERVE (Serve, Equip, Relate, Value, Engage) when interfacing with both internal and external customers to ensure that the message and mission of Answers in Genesis is portrayed in an effective and God-honoring fashion. This position provides opportunities for spiritual, personal, and professional development. 

Responsibilities

  • Promote the mission and standards of Answers in Genesis.
  • Create a SERVE culture environment in all work done.
  • Approach all tasks with a second-mile mindset
  • Prioritize personal integrity in all interactions and assignments 
  • Ensure our guests dining experience enhances their visit.
  • Give utmost attention to food presentation, personal appearance, and service to ensure a high quality guest experience.
  • Setting up the area with all the food necessary for the day-to-day operations.
  • Assist with taking inventory and stocking.
  • Ensure that you adhere to safety and hygienic operations.
  • Communicate with the kitchen coordinator to ensure that the service lines are operating efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure the area you are working in is kept clean and tidy. Assist in the clearing, cleaning and sanitizing of service areas.
  • Assist with food preparation to the quality standards set forth by management to ensure the guest gets the best food possible everyday all day.
  • Communicate with Logistics regarding stock to ensure correct stock is on hand.
  • Work with Manager and Assistant Manager to maintain all food service production.
  • Clean up your area at the end of your shift.
  • Maintain all equipment.
  • Give utmost attention to food presentation to ensure a high-quality guest experience.
  • Collaborate with management team for recipes for food services.
  • Contributes to recipe ideas with management to better food services' menu items.
  • And all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Requirements

  • Must agree with and be able to sign our Statement of Faith.
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Regularly attends a local Bible-believing church.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to lead in a variety of settings. Ability to keep a clear head in a fast-paced environment and reacts well under pressure in order
  • To maintain pleasant working relationships with a diverse group of staff and guests.
  • Must have good customer service skills.
  • Able to regularly lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
  • Required to bend, twist, stoop, push, pull, and stand for extended periods of time
  • Availability to work any combination of days and shifts during park operations, including Saturdays and Sundays.

Education & Experience

  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices in hospitality and culinary services
  • 2+ years of food service experience: front of house experience, culinary hospitality experience

Items Needed for Possible Employment

  • Completion of on-line application, https://answersingenesis.org
  • Salary Requirements
  • Salvation Testimony
  • Creation Belief Statement
  • Confirmation of your agreement with the AiG Statement of Faith
  • Completion of a Background Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screen
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