GARDE MANGER COOK II ADVANCED
Loews Hotels - Orlando, FL

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High School Diploma, or its equivalent
• Three + years cooking experience in upscale, high volume hotel or freestanding restaurant or post secondary culinary training/certification as "Cook" from a recognized culinary training school and two year hands on experience
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of Food Service Sanitation Standards
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of standard kitchen equipment and its use
• Ability to stand, stoop, bend; lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Ability to read, write and speak English
• Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
Job Description:
Oversees all aspects of cold food preparation, according to approved standardized recipes. Plates food for service, according to established plating/presentation criteria. Ensures that all food served is of the highest quality and that it is served to the guest in a timely manner. 
Sets up and organizes work area with all necessary supplies and equipment 
Receives, inspects, rotates all food products to ensure that only fresh, high quality ingredients are used 
Prepares and stores raw food products prior to cooking and service 
Follows standardized recipes in the preparation and assembly of cold menu items 
Adheres to established portion control guidelines, minimizes waste 
Plates cold foods according to established plating/presentation guidelines 
Monitors finished product waiting for server pick up to ensure food is served promptly, notifies supervisor of any delays in service 
Ensures that a quality product is prepared and served in a timely manner 
Follows all Governmental Food Sanitation Standards at all times 
Monitors refrigeration and holding temperatures, cleans and sanitizes work surfaces, washes hands frequently 
Uses knives, slicers, mixers, choppers, grinders and all other equipment in a safe manner according to the manufactures recommendations 
Notifies Supervisor of and equipment malfunction or safety hazard immediately 
Provides Steward with timely notification of need for clean dishes, pots, pans etc. 
Returns soiled pot, pans and cooking utensils to pot wash area, informs Steward of any HOT items 
Cleans and breaks down work area, returns all unused ingredients to proper storage at end of shift 
Ensures that all closing side work is complete, cooking equipment is turned off and kitchen is secure at end of shift 
Other duties as assigned
General 
Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times 
Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or unusual matters of significance 
Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow employees 
Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards 
Complies with required safety regulations and procedures 
Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions 
Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area 
Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules 
Recycles whenever possible 
Remains current with hotel information and changes 
Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards

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Loews Hotels, Inc. was founded in 1946 and continues to own and operate hotels and resorts in the United States and Canada. Headquartered in...