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Cook - Fulltime

Company: Sonesta International Hotels Corporation
Location: Orange
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryThe Cook is responsible for preparing all food items, based on standardized recipes, for the Restaurants, Room Service, Employee Cafeteria, and Banquets, while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. They are also responsible for ensuring cleanliness, sanitation, and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing the cost/production ratio.Job DescriptionFundamental Requirements: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 preparation prior to the opening of the restaurant in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Restaurant and Room Service operating hours.Prepare and display buffet food items according to the hotel standards.Proficiency in the following cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, saut--, braising, roasting and par-cooking.Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products.Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.Maintain a clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper handling, storage, and sanitation.Prepare food for Banquets, ad required, following specifications on Banquet Event Orders.Prepare and service food for the Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.Breakdown buffets and kitchen line, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.Use Production Charts as specified by the hotel's standards.Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that is in need of help.Follow all Health Department and Company regulations in regards to food and storage standards and safety.Be able to operate and maintain the cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.Maintain a "Clean As You Go" policy.Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.Sign keys out and back in under supervision as needed.Additional Job DescriptionEducation & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.Culinary experience required.Physical requirements: Flexible and long hours are 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 shiftAbility to withstand temperature variations both hot and cold.BenefitsSonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceHealth Savings Account with Company Match401(k) Retirement Plan with Company MatchPaid Vacation and Sick DaysSonesta Hotel DiscountsEducational AssistancePaid Parental LeaveCompany Paid Life InsuranceCompany Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceVarious Employee Perks and DiscountsUpon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.

Keywords: Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, Orange , Cook - Fulltime, Hospitality & Tourism , Orange, California

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