Cook I

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Rosewood CordeValle San Martin

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Shift Type: Flexible

Job Title: Cook I

Education: High School

Location: Rosewood CordeValle - San Martin, CA 95046 US (Primary)

Career Level: General Associate

Category: Culinary

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation Currency: USD

Travel: 0 - 10%

Job Description: OVERVIEW/BASIC FUNCTION:
 
Plan, prep, set up and provide quality service in all areas of hot food production to include, but not limited to hot menu items, hot line specials, displays/ presentations of hot appetizers, entrees, side vegetable & potato dishes, sauce, stock and hot sandwiches in accordance with standards and plating guide specifications. Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment.  Assume a leadership role and mentality.  Be available to help and support others when needed. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
·         Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards.
 
·         Ensure that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis.
 
·         Maintain and strictly abide by state sanitation/health regulations and hotel requirements.
 
·         Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.
 
·         Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental/hotel policies and procedures.
 
·         Meet with Kitchen Supervisor to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
 
·         Complete opening duties:
Set up work station with required mise on place, tools, equipment and supplies according to standards.
Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies. Ensure everything complies with standards.
Check production schedule and pars.
Establish priority items for the day.
Inform the Kitchen Supervisor of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks.
Transport supplies from the storeroom and stock in designated areas.
Inspect the cleanliness and organization of the line and work stations; rectify any deficiencies. Maintain throughout the shift.
Start prep work and production of items needed for the day.
 
·         Select, clean and prepare meat, seafood and vegetables.
 
·         Ice down seafood three times a day according to procedures.
 
·         Prepare amenity orders for Room Service in accordance with specified requirements and hotel standards.
 
·         Check P.O.S. printer at the work station; ensure that it is in working order and there is enough paper available for the shift.
 
·         Prepare and produce Sauté, Grill & Sauce from the menu items for designated F&B outlets.
 
Prepare all meat, fish and poultry as need for business levels.
 
Prepare necessary production plan as needed for business levels.
 
Instruct staff on production levels and methods needed to achieve daily goals.
 
·         Prepare all dishes following recipes and yield guides, according to department standards.
 
·         Inform the Kitchen Supervisor of any shortages before the item runs out.
 
·         Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods to the Kitchen Supervisor to ensure optimum service and on time delivery to the guests.
 
·         Inform Kitchen Supervisor of any excess items that can be used in daily specials or elsewhere.
 
·         Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and hotel requirements.
 
·         Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food cost.
 
·         Disinfect and sanitize cutting boards and worktables.
 
          Ability to instruct others on proper sanitation standards.
 
          Ability to prepare and present desserts as needed.
 
·         Transport empty, dirty pots and pans to the pot wash station.
 
·         Direct and assist Stewards in order to make clean up an efficient process.
 
Must have Food Handler and Serve Safe Certifications.
 
Work schedule will include weekends and holidays.
 
 
·         Breakdown work station and complete closing duties according to department standards:
Return all food items to the proper storage areas.
Rotate all returned product.
Wrap, cover, label and date all items before storing items.
Straighten up and organize all storage areas.
Clean up and wipe down food prep areas, reach-ins/walk-ins, and shelves.
Return all unused and clean utensils/equipment to the specified locations.
Turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift.
Restock items that were depleted during the shift.
Review status of work and follow-up actions required with the Supervisor before leaving shift.
 
·         Exhibit a friendly, helpful and courteous manner when dealing with guests and fellow associates.
 
·         All other duties as required.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
• Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Line Cook at luxury hotels or restaurants
 
• Education: High school diploma; culinary certification preferred.
 
• General Skills: Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest’s service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.
 
• Technical Skills: Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; ability to prioritize, organize and follow through; ability to be a clear thinker, remain calm and resolve problems using good judgment; ability to work well under pressure of meeting production schedules and timelines for guests' hot food orders; ability to maintain good coordination; ability to transport cases of received goods to the work station; pots and pans of food from storage/prep areas to the serving line; ability to work an 8-12 hour shift in hot, noisy and sometimes close conditions; ability to work with all products and food ingredients involved; ability to use all senses to ensure quality standards are met; ability to differentiate dates; ability to operate, clean and maintain all equipment required in job functions; ability to comprehend and follow recipes; ability to expand and condense recipes; ability to produce creative and artistic food work; ability to perform job functions with minimal supervision; ability to work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.
 
Physical demands include standing and constant mobility for 8 or more hours per day; Multi- tasking constantly. Lifting up to 50 lbs.
 

Job Requirements:  
 Experience- Minimum three – four years experience as a Line Cook at a 4 or 5 star hotel or restaurant.
 

Requirements

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Job type
Fulltime job
Location
San Martin, CA, United States
Department
F&B other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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