The Lead Cook at CommonGround is a unique position within the F&B industry. During the golf season, the F&B operation consists of a high-quality bar menu and a banquet menu that is used to support the many tournaments hosted at the facility. Although the position is fast paced and demanding during the in-season, the six months during the off-season allows the Lead Cook the opportunity to have an excellent quality of life with a very limited menu and extra time off.
$50,000 + tips Annual Salary - Benefits eligible
  • Plate and garnish meal items in accordance with recipes provided
  • Supervise the work of line cooks to ensure that all given tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all cooking stations are adequately stocked with the necessary meal ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Ensure that all cooking stations and kitchen surfaces are cleaned and disinfected before and after each shift
  • Adhere to standard food rotation practices to reduce food wastage and minimize the risk of contamination
  • Assessing the quality of delivered food supplies to ensure that it meets restaurant standards
  • Uphold quality standards as set forth by CommonGround Golf Course
  • Maintain a professional image at all times
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Act as the Manager on Duty in the absence of upper-level management
  • Oversee the training, scheduling and supervision of the kitchen staff
  • Work closely with the food and beverage manager to ensure adequate coverage
  • Develop high quality bar menu suitable for a golf course and modify as needed
  • Ability to cross utilize products
  • Submit accurate month end food inventories on time
  • With food and beverage manager, review financials monthly
  • Coordinate with the Golf Management team on all Tournament & League F&B needs
  • Work closely with the Bar Manager to create and promote new and innovative F&B events and catering offerings to grow revenue
  • Assist in the management of the cleanliness of the facility

  • 3+ years of management/supervisory experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & POS Systems
  • Great people skills
  • Culinary training preferred

  • Work is frequently performed indoor and outdoor with frequent exposure to extreme temperatures
  • Work is performed in a daily fee golf course setting where golf operations occur year-round
  • Work performed is physical in nature and requires sufficient stamina and strength to:
    • Occasionally squat and kneel to perform duties
    • Occasionally climb ladders and reach overhead to perform clubhouse maintenance
    • Frequent step up/down and to safely operate and enter and exit golf carts and vehicles
    • Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds from floor to overhead to stock products
    • Ability to operate a variety of equipment, including pickup trucks, golf cars, and other golf operations related equipment
  • CommonGround offers a competitive employee benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401k retirement plan
  • Employee meals
  • Playing and practice privileges
10300 E. Golfers Way, Aurora, CO 80010