A Cook is responsible for preparing all food items,
based on standardized recipes, for the Cafe, Room Service, Employee Cafeteria,
and Banquets, while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing
and appetizing product. He/she is also
responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation, and safety in the kitchen
and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio.
Education & Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or
a related field preferred.
Long hours sometimes required.
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push,
pull or otherwise move objects.
Ability to stand during entire shift.
Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of
action quickly and accurately.
Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations.
Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly,
Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge
Hospitality standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according
to the needs of the hotel.
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which
include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working.
Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and
regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required
according to hotel standards.
Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
Complete necessary food and station preparations prior to opening
of the Cafe in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and
efficiently during the Café and Room Service operating hours.
Prepare and display buffet food items according to Aimbridge
Maintain post on kitchen line as required during the Café and Room
Service operating hours in order to prepare food to order, maintaining the
highest standards of efficiency, productivity and quality.
Prepare food for Banquets, as required, following specifications
of Banquet Event Orders.
Prepare and service food for Employee Cafeteria as specified by
the Food Production Manager.
Prepare all foods following Aimbridge Hospitality standard
recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Food
Production Manager or Assistant Food Production Manager.
Breakdown buffets and kitchen line, storing food and equipment
properly at the end of each meal period.
Work banquet food station as scheduled by Food Production Manager.
Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing
Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to
self or other employees.
Be familiar with all hotel policies and house rules.
Be familiar with hotel's emergency procedures.
Use Production Charts as specified by Aimbridge Hospitality
Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and
courteous to guests, managers and other employees.
Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen
Maintain the "Clean As You Go" policy.
Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel
Sign keys out and back in under supervision as needed.
Attend meetings as required by management.
Perform any other duties as requested by management.
Aimbridge Hospitality - 12 months ago