Makena Golf and Beach Club
  • Kihei, HI, USA
  • 24.03
  • Full Time

Club Cook IV

Key Relationships

Reports to: Executive Chef, Sous Chef

Direct reports: N/A

Other key relationships: Across Departments

Goals and Objectives

To work with the team to consistently produce high-quality food for all restaurants, comfort stations and special events in order to provide an outstanding dining experience for our members, guest and prospects during their visits.


  • Prepare food served, including appetizers, soups, salads and desserts using established standards, recipes and procedures.
  • Prepare food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and special events.
  • Prepare sauces and stocks.
  • Assist Cook I, Cook II, Cook III and chefs with daily prep, on hot line, setting up and executing through service hours proficiently and consistently.
  • Maintain 100% quality food production at all times.
  • Follows plating standards as determined by Executive Chef.
  • Meet timing of food items as required by a guest or supervisor.
  • Maintain clean and safe working areas including refrigeration. Follows sanitation set-up, determining what is needed and in what order. Work cleanly and neatly setting a good example for all others.
  • Ensure food is properly and safely stored, including daily icing of fish. Responsible to ensure that food items are properly rotated, labeled and dated.
  • Follow and ensure safe work practices are followed, including the correct lifting techniques and use of equipment.
  • Operate standard cooking equipment such a mixing machines, steam cookers, toaster, food choppers, refrigerators, baking ovens, fryers, stoves and Cryo-vac machines.
  • Report necessary equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Assist in the cleaning of dishes, kitchens, refrigerators and storerooms.
  • Responsible for timely and complete set up of culinary station equipment, breaking down and putting away all items on workstation.
  • Complete duties and tasks as assigned by higher level cooks and chefs.

Competencies for Success in the Role

  • Demonstrates respect for and appreciation of Hawaiian values, history and culture, understanding its implication in one's work, in fostering meaningful relationships, and in embracing the community served.
  • Positive attitude, professional demeanor, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to deliver service to members, guests, and team members.
  • 1-2 years of culinary experience in most cooking techniques preferred. Luxury hotel or restaurant experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Culinary Degree/Certification(s) preferred.
  • Proof of a negative TB test required.
  • Food safety certification required.
  • Ability to stay calm and focused during the busiest of times.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holiday and a shift greater than eight (8) hours in length.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English; additional languages preferred; basic math skills.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position including, but not limited to, working indoors and outdoors, standing, walking, and moving for periods of greater than four (4) hours, and lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, pushing and pulling

About Discovery Land Company

Founded in 1994 by Michael S. Meldman, Discovery Land Company specializes in building luxury residential private club communities and resorts throughout North America. We have grown to be the premier player in the high-end resort residential niche with 20 world-class projects in our portfolio. Our communities are distinct with their own architectural styles, world-class amenities, and high levels of service. We don't build buildings, but rather we build settings where families can create intergenerational memories and enrich their lives in exquisite and untouched sanctuaries. These settings offer a casual and comfortable sense of community through outstanding clubhouses, premier golf courses, welcoming staff, world-class culinary offerings, and outdoor pursuits. To ease and enrich your experiences, Discovery holds itself to the highest of service standards. Every decision we make is driven by one fundamental objective: to make the time you spend with the people you care about most not merely enjoyable, but memorable.

About Makena Golf & Beach Club

Makena Golf & Beach Club boasts breathtaking ocean views, stunning mountain landscapes, and immaculate crescent-shaped sandy beaches on Maui - one of the most popular island destinations in the world. Discovery Land Company's vision for Makena Golf & Beach Club is guided by the desire to create a community that balances what has come before and new innovations to create a cohesive community. Makena Golf & Beach Club is an exquisite private golf and beach community with over a mile of pristine coastline and acres of ocean-view land that extends from the Pacific Ocean to the mountain on Maui's south shore. Makena will feature Discovery Land Company's unparalleled amenities, acclaimed member services and celebrates Outdoor Pursuits programs to create family memories and experiences like no other in the world.

This job description may not comprise all duties, responsibilities or skills that may be required to be performed. Management has the right to change or delete information from the job description at any time without notice. The company is responsible to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position.

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