MASTER COOK - CONVENTION/BANQUETS
Bellagio - Las Vegas, NV

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Ensure all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out philosophy.
  • Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area.
  • Maintains solid knowledge of all food products and is able to skillfully apply culinary techniques.
  • Identify and safely use all kitchen equipment.
  • Regularly restock all kitchen supplies and food items required for service.
  • Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Able to apply advanced knife skills required for service.
  • Read, measure and execute recipes.
  • Maintain an exceptional menu knowledge and attention to detail with plate presentation.
  • Prepare both hot and cold items and demonstrate a variety of cooking techniques.
  • Assist Chef and Sous Chefs and other department personnel as needed in execution of service.
  • Maintain a solid knowledge, understanding and preparation of base sauces, stocks and soups.
  • Skillfully and knowledgably work each kitchen stations.
  • Maintain supervisory role in the absence of the Chef and/or Sous Chefs.
  • Ensure food quality is superior and take action to correct any irregularities.
  • Conduct training for cooks, pantry workers and kitchen helpers on job responsibilities.
  • Produce production list to ensure efficient execution of service.
  • Conduct inventory on a regular basis to ensure proper par levels.
  • Effectively communicate with management, chefs and service staff in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees.
  • Follow all health and safety regulations.
  • Perform other job related duties requested.

  • JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Required:
    • At least 2 years of cook experience in a similar position.
    • Have a working knowledge of knives and knife skills.
    • Have a working knowledge of equipment to include, slicing machine, juicer, CR Yovac machine, small wares equipment.
    • Have a working knowledge of health, safety and sanitation procedures.
    • Have a working knowledge of weights, measures and various cooking techniques.
    • Have a professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Able to lead and mentor a team.
    • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
    • Professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.
    Preferred:
    • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

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