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Line Cook

Odyssey Resorts
Deerwood, Minnesota, United States
Full-time, Part-time


Ruttger's Bay Lake Resort. Deerwood MN

Discover Your Odyssey

Are you an adventurer at heart, seeking a workplace that fuels your passion and a team that feels like family? Start your Odyssey with us—an award-winning team that not only works together but plays together, creating an environment where every day is an adventure.

Why Odyssey?

At Odyssey Resorts, we don't just offer job opportunities; we provide a canvas for your career dreams. Here's what you can expect:

  • Flexible Freedom: Experience work-life balance with flexible schedules, working hours, and payday on demand. Your success is not just about the work you do; it's about the life you build around it.
  • Employer Recognition: Join a company recognized as a Star Tribune Top 200 Minnesota Workplace for two consecutive years. Odyssey has become an employer of choice, fostering happy employees and a culture worth celebrating.
  • State-of-the-Art Resources: Access cutting-edge tools and resources designed for your success. With ample and relevant learning and training resources, we invest in your growth.
  • Hospitality from the HEART: Immerse yourself in a culture that revolves around the “Hospitality from the HEART” philosophy—a welcoming space where diversity, equity, and inclusion are not just words but lived experiences. Be part of a team where your unique contributions brighten the lives of guests and enrich your own journey.
  • Engage, Innovate, Impact: Become a part of Odyssey Cares, including our sustainability program aligned with the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge. Our team actively invests in local communities, collaborates for industry innovation, supports charitable causes, and encourages personal stewardship. At Odyssey, your work extends beyond the resorts; it's a catalyst for positive change.
  • Open Doors for Growth: As part of a growth-focused company, unlock opportunities for career advancement. You’ll be part of an engaged team that values your ideas and nourishes your potential.

Your Odyssey Awaits:

Ready to create lasting memories, enrich lives, and be part of an extraordinary journey? Join Odyssey Resorts, where every day is a new adventure, and your story is yet to be written.

Work here. Play here. Thrive here. 

DEPARTMENT: Food & Beverage

REPORTS TO: Executive Chef /Sous Chef    



Perform food production and presentation as directed by management. Portions and prepares food items prior to cooking. Prepares menu items per order, plating and garnishing cooked items. Maintain interdepartmental lines of communication, and interact on a daily basis with guests and resort staff.  


  • Post-secondary culinary arts training program degree highly desirable 
  • Minimum of one (1) year previous food preparation experience required.  


  • Prepares food items to ensure that food quality and presentation exceed expectations. 
  • Completes orders accurately and in a timely manner. 
  • Prepares items for cooking by peeling, portioning, washing, cutting and mixing follow Resort recipes.  
  • Controls expenses by producing only what is needed, and preparing items correctly the first time.  
  • Properly labels, rotates and stores all products. Keeps coolers, storage rooms and reach-ins organized. 
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation and kitchen. 
  • Completes daily and weekly cleaning duties. 
  • Ensures good safety practices. 
  • Foster positive working relationships and communication with all departments. 
  • Any and all other duties as assigned. 


The employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to fulfill these functions. Ruttger’s further expects every employee to exhibit stellar guest service and a regular attendance record. 


  • Must be able to pass Ruttger’s background check. 
  • Servesafe Certificate. 
  • Stand; walk; sit; kneel; lift; push; pull; reach with arms and hands; move objects weighing up to forty (40) pounds. 

Odyssey Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and any other class protected by federal, state, or local law, including, but not limited to, medical condition, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, or pregnancy