Cook

May 29, 2017
Duties: 

Food and Beverage is what adds flavor to a stay! Guests love to enjoy delicious, freshly-prepared and beautifully presented food. To deliver a great guest experience – a Cook/Commis Chef, as a member of the kitchen team, will assist in preparing food in a timely manner, helping guests to have memorable experiences whenever and wherever they dine.

  • Prepare and cook orders in accordance with portion and quality standards specified in recipes
  • Control food usage to minimize waste
  • Advise supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required
  • Maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meet or exceed any local laws regarding     health and safety
  • Maintain a clean, neat and well-organized work area, including but not limited to reach-ins, walk-ins and counters
  • Follow all established safety protocols and procedures at all times. Immediately report any unsafe or     malfunctioning equipment or any safety incident to the supervisor or manager on duty
  • May assist by performing dish washing or other kitchen duties as needed
  • Work as part of a team and communicate with other departments as per hotel procedures to ensure     excellent quality and service
  • May occasionally interact directly with guests
  • May assist with other duties as assigned
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Qualifications: 

Basic reading, writing and math skills. Some food preparation experience or training preferred.

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds / 23 kilograms
  • Standing up and moving about the kitchen
  • Handling food, objects, products and utensils
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling
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Requirements: 
  • Communication skills are used frequently when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff and supervisors
  • Reading and writing abilities are used often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in the     scheduling of the kitchen staff, or when monitoring inventory
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used frequently
  • Ability to comply to local laws regarding food handling or serving of alcohol
  • Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and/or holidays
Geographic Location: 
Clinton, NJ.