Cook - Embassy Suites Colorado Springs, CO

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-641414
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs , CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 25, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: July 25, 2018
    • Hotel: Cook - Embassy Suites Colorado Springs, CO
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Job Description:

Bring your creativity and amazing cooking skills to the Embassy Suites Hotel located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Become a part of our community minded and guest centric hotel located on Commerce Center Drive.  If you want to work with a group of committed team members with a desire to extend outstanding service to our guests, then we want to talk to you.  This would be a great opportunity for anyone that wants to be a part of our great culture.  

The line cook will ensure food is cooked in accordance with established standards in order to provide optimal customer service.  Duties include but are not limited to:

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:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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.
Any combination of education training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Culinary or Apprenticeship program preferred.
Cooking experience required.

Additional language ability preferred.


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