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Culinary Extern

Company: Desert Moutain Club
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Culinary Extern

Location Scottsdale, AZ

Type Part Time

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Join the Culinary team at one of the largest private country clubs in North America, Desert Mountain Club, as a Culinary Extern and work under Master Chef of France, Chef Bertrand Bouquin! This is a paid externship and must be recognized by extern's collegiate institution as academic credit towards chosen culinary degree. This is a full-time externship which entails 32-40 hours per week for 12 weeks.

In this role, you will be responsible for the preparation and presentation of all menu items, to include hot and cold, for all meal periods in the outlet according to property recipes and standards. Follow direction of the culinary leadership team in maintaining the highest standards of food quality, taste, and presentation. You will report directly to the Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef, and Jr. Sous Chef.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with a great attitude, strong work ethic, and passion for delivering excellence. Must be working towards a culinary degree from an accredited culinary school.


Desert Mountain Club is one of the finest private residential communities in the world featuring world-class golf, indulgent amenities, and curated experiences. Located in the elevated foothills of the beautiful Sonoran Desert in North Scottsdale, Arizona, the club spans across 8,000 acres featuring -

+ Seven signature golf courses (six of which are Jack Nicklaus)

+ An award winning spa and fitness center

+ Tennis and pickleball courts

+ Ten unique food and beverage outlets

+ Dozens of hiking and biking trails

Join this 5-Star Platinum Club of America and be a part of an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience PLUS enjoy excellent benefits -

+ Competitive pay

+ FREE employee meals during shifts

+ FREE golf and tennis

+ Employee uniforms provided

We believe our employees are our greatest asset and are committed to fostering a culture of care, respect, and positivity with a sincere focus on the safety, health, and personal and professional growth of each and every employee. If you're looking to join an incredible team, then Desert Mountain is the place for you!


Essential Duties:

+ Responsible for ensuring and preparing all menu items by following recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the Chef de Cuisine / Sous Chef with minimal supervision.

+ Work closely with Chef de Cuisine and Sous Chef to prepare for the day based on forecasts, reservations, events, caterings, and/or specials and produce items accordingly.

+ Prepare and service all food items, to include hot and cold, in the outlet according to property recipes and standards.

+ Receive food deliveries, and store and label items properly to prevent spoilage.

+ Ensure production of food in a timely manner.

+ Set-up stations by checking and completing mise en place and pars.

+ Maintain a clean, organized and sanitary work area following safety guidelines.

+ Control proper usage and rotation of food using FIFO.

+ Assist chef with inventory and ordering.

+ Maintain a working knowledge of properly storing, rotating and maintaining products.

+ Execute all duties in accordance of DMC, Servsafe, and health department standards.

+ Maintain comprehensive preparation and knife skills.

+ Maintain walk-in coolers and food storage areas on a daily basis.

+ Ensure workstation and all equipment is clean and sanitized prior to the change of shift.

+ Ensure outlined prep for the next shift is completed in a timely manner.

+ Other duties as assigned by management.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

+ Exposed to extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather) - Regularly

+ Exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and vibration - Frequently

+ Exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) - Occasionally

+ Noise level in the work environment - Usually loud

+ Required to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

+ Required to stand for long periods of time.

+ Required to stand and walk - Regularly

+ Required to talk or hear - Regularly

+ Required to taste or smell - Regularly

+ Required to reach with hands and arms - Frequently

+ Required to push, pull, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds - Frequently

+ Required to sit, stoop, and/or kneel - Occasionally

+ Required specific vision abilities - close vision and distance vision

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Desert Moutain Club, Scottsdale , Culinary Extern, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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