Cook

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-602976
    • Job Location: Burbank, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 28, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
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Job Description:

The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is seeking an energetic & positive PM Cook to take on the challenge of a position within a 488-room hotel that boasts 50,000 square feet of event space. The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is conveniently located near Hollywood and Universal Studios in the center of the entertainment hub. Our property provides complimentary meals, employee events, great hotel discounts at over 5,700 hotels world-wide and perks for local events & attractions!

Position Purpose: to ensure food is cooked in accordance with established standards in order to provide optimal customer service.

Essential functions:

  • Prepares all food items according to standard recipes and/or as specified on guest check.

  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product and portion control size.

  • Keeps all refrigeration, storage and working areas in clean and in proper working condition.
  • Prepares requisition for supplies and food items for production in the workstation. Reads and employs math skills to appropriately prepare items according to recipes.

  • Performs any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor to adhere to health standards.
  • Keep floor dry and clean to avoid slip/fall accidents.
  • Perform other duties as requested, such as moving supplies and equipment, cleaning up unexpected spills.

Experience and Skills:

  • Cooking experience required.

  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking.

  • Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.

  • Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e. stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, fryers, steamers, kettles, etc.

  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.

  • Ability to read and write the English language in order to complete requisitions, read recipes and communicate with other employees.

  • Sufficient manual dexterity of hands in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e. knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.

  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 200 lbs.

  • Ability to stand and work continuously in confined spaces.

  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of multiple medical insurance plans (PPO and HMO), dental plans, flexible spending accounts, matched 401k plan, life insurance, critical accident or illness, short term disability, paid time off, complimentary meals, hotel discounts, wellness programs.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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