COOK - STRIPSTEAK
Mandalay Bay - Las Vegas, NV

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Maintain solid knowledge of all food products and is able to skillfully apply culinary techniques.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Transport supplies from the storeroom and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the particular menu of the day.
  • Prepare all menu items following recipes and yield guide.
  • Ensure all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out philosophy.
  • Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area.
  • Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment.
  • Be familiar with all Hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately.
  • Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements.
  • Meet with Assistant Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete opening duties such as setting up work station with required tools, equipment and supplies; inspecting the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies; checking production schedule and pars; establishing priority items for the day and informing the Assistant Chef of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks.
  • Organize all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready for service.
  • Continue prep work after the meal period for the next meal service.
  • 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.
  • Transport empty, dirty pots and pans to the pot wash station.
  • Breakdown work station and complete closing duties as assigned.
  • Properly label and dates all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Apply basic knife skills required for service.
  • Read, measure and execute recipes.
  • Maintain a solid menu knowledge and attention to detail with plate presentation.
  • Versatile in preparing both hot and cold items.
  • Assist Master Cook as needed in execution of service.
  • Assist Pantry Workers and Helpers as needed in execution of service.
  • Maintain a solid knowledge, understanding and preparation of base sauces, stocks and soups.
  • Work as a team, assisting all guests’ and employees’ needs and inquiries.
  • 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.
  • Other related duties as necessary.

  • JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Required:
    • At least 2 years of fine dining experience.
    • Able to prepare sauces, soups, garnishes, salads, cold and hot appetizers, and amuse bouches, as well as prepare meat, fish, poultry, and vegetables in a timely and consistent fashion.
    • Have knowledge of beef, including: grades, cuts and methods of preparations.
    • Ability to properly operate stoves, grills, fryers, rotisseries, broilers, and other utensils in preparing the food orders.
    • Ability to read, translate and execute recipes.
    • Excellent knife skills (cut, dice, mince and slice).
    • Possess excellent interpersonal service skills, along with organization skills to plan time effectively.
    • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
    • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Professional appearance & demeanor.
    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to speak, read & write in English.
    Preferred:
    • An Associate’s Degree in F&B and/or course certification from an accredited Culinary Institute.
    • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

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