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RESORT KITCHEN 

Restaurant Chef

Cragun’s Resort, a year round resort located on the shores of Gull Lake in Brainerd MN is looking to fill a Restaurant Chef position in our fast paced, fine dining restaurant, Irma’s Kitchen.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist and support the executive chef in routine and additional tasks
  • Maintain high food quality and presentation
  • Supervise the preparation and service of food.  Assist cooks on the preparation, cooking and presentation of different foods in the restaurant
  • Ensured that all food served is arranged properly and meets quality standards
  • Prepare individual orders
  • Ensure food preparation procedures for quality, uniformity and accuracy
  • Supervise employees engaged in portioning, preparing, and garnishing foods
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications

  • 3 years’ experience with kitchen operations and staff supervision
  • Hands-on experience in food preparation following prescribed menu, recipes and preparation techniques
  • Well versed in assigning responsibilities to culinary staff
  • Experience with preparing and organizing restaurant meals

Banquet Chef

Cragun’s Resort is a year round resort located on the shores of Gull Lake in the Brainerd Lakes area. We are looking to fill a Banquet Chef position at the resort. The position entails:

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist and support the executive chef in routine and additional tasks
  • Help with the planning of menus and meals
  • Assist cooks on the preparation, cooking and presentation of different foods in the restaurant and banquets
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications

  • 2 years’ experience with kitchen operations and staff supervision
  • Hands-on experience in food preparation following prescribed menu, recipes and preparation techniques
  • Well versed in assigning responsibilities to culinary staff
  • Experience with preparing and organizing banquet as well as restaurant meals

Line Cook

Cragun’s Resort is a year round resort located on the shores of Gull Lake in the Brainerd Lakes area. We are looking to fill a Line Cook position at the resort. The position entails:

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepares and cooks items: broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
  • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed
  • Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations.
  • At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

Bartender

Cragun’s Resort & Irma’s Kitchen is looking to fill a Bartender position.

Previous experience required. The correct person will need to be professional with a great customer service driven personality, outgoing and engaging. May work in a number of venues within the Resort – Irma’s Kitchen, Cabana Café, Bear Trap Lounge, and portable bars.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.

 

RESORT SERVICES

Water Ski Instructor
This is a full time seasonal position. To deliver a waterski, wakeboard, and activity programs for both children and adult guests, both on and off the water.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Deliver waterski/wakeboard instruction.
  • Ensure safety is of the highest standard from both the beach and ski boats.
  • Help organize and host social events, deliver briefings and generally interact with guests at all times.
  • Be flexible in your job role and willing to assist in all other duties, within reason, as requested by your manager according to training you have been given.

Ability to work a flexible schedule

  • Have a Snowmobile Safety Certification or have the ability to obtain one
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and pass a DMV check if required

Recreation Support Staff

Full or part time summer employment implementing indoor and outdoor recreational activities for children and adults. Must be at least 17 years old, able to work evenings, weekends and holidays and be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Must possess a valid driver’s license, must be First Aid and CPR certified or able to become certified and must be able to pass a criminal background check and a DMV check.

Conference Services/Marina

Multiple positions available, full time permanent and full time seasonal.  Provide friendly and courteous service to our guests, anticipating their needs, comfort and safety. Will be required to work in both the marina and conference services as well as assist in other departments as assigned. Must be at least 18 years old and able to work a flexible schedule. Able to work independently and possess high professional ethics. Position requires a Snowmobile Safety certificate, or the ability to obtain one as well as a valid driver’s license the ability to pass a DMV check.

3rd Shift Security Officer

Maintains safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Secures premises by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers
  • Controls traffic by directing drivers
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions and provide information during non-business hours or when front desk is not available
  • Inspect and adjust security systems, equipment and machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering
  • Monitor all rooms, cabins, buildings and systems
  • Inspect windows and doors to ensure locks are in place and working
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous law enforcement or military experience a plus
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • A valid driver’s license with a clear driving record is required

2nd Shift Facilities Worker

3 pm to 9:30 pm,  24 hours a week with rotational weekends. This position consists of picking up trash, delivering firewood, changing light bulbs, and other light maintenance duties, etc.
$13-14 an hour.

Cragun’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for a position at Cragun’s, fill out the online application or apply in person at Cragun’s Front Desk (Pro Shop if golf position). Cragun’s Resort offers some of the best jobs in the Brainerd Lakes Area. At Cragun’s, we offer an excellent wage plus a benefit package including health and dental insurance, 401K, paid vacations, training and career advancement opportunities, as well as time and a half paid on holidays worked, resort discounts, free access to many of the company’s facilities, such as (indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, walking track, work out room, tennis and basketball courts, and golf) as well as extensive discounts on marina equipment such as boats, jet skis, kayaks, canoes, pontoons, snowmobiles, skates, skis, etc.