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Cook II (Demi Chef de Partie)

Posted June 5, 2020

Shore Lodge
McCall, ID
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About This Job


Assist the assigned Chef de Partie/Chef de Cuisine/Sous Chef in all duties. Act in place of Chef de Partie and/or Sous Chef in their absence, following standard recipes and cooking techniques while acting professionally and following all safety and sanitation standards.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a 2 Year Culinary Degree or commensurate experience 5+ years in the culinary industry
  • Must be able to read and prepare standardized recipes according to Chef’s specifications
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize daily par sheets
  • Possess and exhibit an understanding of proper food handling, equipment and utensils
  • Ability to cooperatively delegate work properly and in a fair manner thereby creating smooth operations in the kitchen
  • Must be able to quickly assess situations, determine priority, create a strategy and implement it
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of organization remaining detail oriented
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with fellow associates, supervisors, managers and staff 
  • Must be able to sustain a fast pace while staying focused on the finest of details
  • Take pride in being the final ‘inspector’ for our product, approving it before it is presented to the guest
  • Must be able to understand and utilize Shore Lodge’s expeditor system
  • Lifting supplies or equipment of 30 lbs or more
  • Able to count, read and write in the English language
  • Know the facilities fire and safety standards and operation of kitchen and fire response equipment
  • Frequent periods of pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, upward reaching in a hot kitchen environment
  • Able to function with prolonged periods of standing and walking in hot kitchen environment 
  • Exhibit a sense of Maturity and Leadership while functionally multitasking with speed and grace
  • A working knowledge of the front and back of the house 


  • Read, understand and execute standardized recipes as well as development of new recipes.
  • Make logical decisions relating to par levels.
  • Ability to read banquet BEO.
  • Set up daily mis-en-place.
  • Assist Chef’s in food requisition to ensure sufficient inventory while minimizing waste.
  • Ensure attractive placement of food items, show pieces etc… on display where required.
  • Receive food checks, event orders and prepare them to specifications.
  • Send for requisitioned items from storeroom, personally verifying both quantity and quality.
  • Supervise the general cleaning and proper handling of food leftovers after meal services.
  • Reorganize refrigerators, re-stock items up to par and reorganize section for next meal preparation.


  • Present initiative and ingenuity with only general supervision.
  • Maintain an optimistic personality to handle high-pressure environment.
  • Assist other team members as needed.
  • Assist with any reasonable requests from management.
  • Maintenance of work station, assist with prep and cleaning.
  • All other duties as assigned.

About this Employer

Shore Lodge

501 West Lake St
McCall, ID 83638

Telephone (208) 630-0226
Reservations (800) 657-6464

77 Room Resort

Since 1948 The Shore Lodge has been offering guests the quintessential lodging experience set against a backdrop of pure Northwest Nature. 

The Shore Lodge

Occasionally you need a place free from the daily grind and filled with new frontiers…literally.
Outside our lodge you will find an unrivaled mountain lake sanctuary. Inside you’ll discover luxuriously appointed guest quarters with all the accoutrements expected from a Four Diamond Resort.

  • The Cutwater, enjoy your dining experience at the newly renovated Cutwater Restaurant and choose either the expansive view of Payette Lake or Idaho's Largest Saltwater Aquarium.
  • The Narrows Steakhouse offers fine dining with unrivaled Pacific-Northwest fare served in an unforgettable setting.
  • What’s better than coffee and shopping?
    • We proudly serve Starbucks beverages and grab and go foodies at our new coffee shop!
The Mercantile
The Mercantile offers the finest mountain couture in McCall. Luxury fashions from Patagonia, Tolani, Prairie Underground, Pistil, and many others have been hand-selected from around the country to satisfy your fashion fix!

The Cove

The McCall outdoors presents endless opportunities for vigorous adventure and sport. It is a constant fascination that lures us daily. Occasionally though we need a respite from the pursuit. An opportunity to reflect on our past excursions and take stock of our efforts. For this we have discovered another form of adventure. One for our spirit as much as our physical-self.  

Meetings & Events

We don’t know about you, but it seems like our best thinking has always been done in tranquil places. A location that inspires and resets your perspective about the issues. Our meeting spaces do just that. With thirteen venues totaling just over 19,000 square feet, we have the perfect space for your meeting or event. Our state-of-the-art technology provides the finishing touches to ensure a world-class event. We’ve been told that our approach is somewhat unconventional, but the results are spectacular.

We’ll take that as a compliment.


We’d like to think that some of the world’s most romantic weddings take place right here. Our combination of rustic elegance and natural beauty provides a backdrop for weddings like no other. No matter the season, weddings are always magical here.

The Whitetail Club

Whitetail Club embraces everything you have come to expect in fine mountain living. Beautifully crafted homes on generous lots complement the profound beauty of the land – 1,300 acres of old-growth Ponderosa pine forests, streams and trout ponds. Living at Whitetail comes with generous amenities including membership to our championship golf course, athletic complex with indoor tennis court, private Fish & Swim Club, ten miles of paved walking paths and the only McCall community with Payette Lake access. Learn more about Whitetail Club.

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