Cook AM

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-708842
    • Job Location: Laredo, TX
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 25, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: Laredo- Embassy Suites
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Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE

Set up and work line station for breakfast and lunch. Assist in slow times preparing for functions and banquets.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Opens kitchen in morning (signs out keys at front desk)
  • Requisitions and preps menu items according to specs
  • Produces orders for customers per specification sheets
  • Preps items needed for luncheon service
  • Makes appropriate staff aware of "86" items
  • Maintains kitchen and station in sanitary condition
  • Checks out with Chef/Sous Chef before leaving
  • Helps out in any area needed to assure smooth operation of department
  • 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:

Related Functions:

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.

Benefits

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.

Spire Hospitality salutes three of our enterprising leaders who were recognized by Hotel Management magazine as members of the elite 33 GMs to Watch-  Mr. Jeremy Berlin, Westin Dallas Park Central; Mr. Matthew Wheeler, High Peaks Resort- Lake Placid; and Mr. Scott Youngblood, Embassy Suites- Portland.

 

 

 

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