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Six Flags Great Adventure


Jackson , New Jersey




Food Service

The Chef at Six Flags Great Adventure will ensure the successful and profitable operation of assigned locations, oversee and produce quality meals, and train existing kitchen staff while maintaining compliance of all policies and procedures to achieve outstanding Guest Service.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and assist back of the house culinary team members and interns

  • Proper kitchen setup to include utensils and equipment such as knives, pans and kitchen scales

  • Study the recipes and gather all necessary ingredients so all meals can be made in a timely manner

  • Oversee food preparation, delegating and checking on kitchen staff are performing their duties

  • Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients or techniques; Inform wait staff of any and all new specials on the menu

  • Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ requests or dietary needs

  • Ensure that Guests are being provided with high quality made fresh to order menu items of the highest presentation.

  • Ensure that the Guest experience is met with Friendly, Speedy and Accurate service, while resolving issues when necessary.

  • Enforce proper food preparation and handling procedures, in compliance with all Health Department and Food and Beverage Operation policies regarding sanitation.

  • Continually monitor the cleanliness of all units within the assigned area.

  • Ensure the safety of all team members and Guests

  • Ensure that a proper level of inventory is maintained at each location in assigned area.

  • Evaluate staff in the assigned area.

  • Develop a well-trained, efficient staff, and ensure that qualified team members are available for promotion.

  • Make recommendations regarding team member hiring, promotions, and corrective action.

  • Identify areas for continued improvement; develop and implement strategies to enhance these areas.

  • Comply with all Six Flags policies at all times.


Skills And Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to work 40-60 hours per week, including before and after scheduled shifts if necessary and on weekends and holidays. Shifts to include early mornings to late nights.

  • Must be professional, outgoing, energetic, self-motivated, able to motivate others, and have a positive attitude.

  • Perfect grooming and conduct must be constantly displayed.

  • Preferred 3-4 years of proven work experience as a chef or cook

  • Hands on experience with various kitchen equipment

  • Advanced and up to date knowledge of culinary skills and plating techniques

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to remain calm and take on various tasks

  • Knowledge of sanitation regulations and OSHA requirements

  • Active Servsafe Certification preferred

  • Culinary school diploma a plus

  • Must be willing to change locations when requested by Fulltime Staff.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. With a culture built on safety, service, fun and friendliness, integrity, innovation, and results orientation, our mission at Six Flags Great Adventure is to create fun and thrills for all ages.

What's in it for you?

  • Free food for Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day

  • Exclusive Rides parties for all employees

  • Scholarship Opportunities

  • Professional Development

  • Complimentary tickets

  • In-Park discounts and more!

Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Team Members may perform other related duties as required, meeting the on-going needs of the company.