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Company: Embassy Suites
Location: Naperville
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

As Cook at the Embassy Suites Chicago Naperville, you will be responsible for preparing all food items, based on standardized recipes, for the Restaurants, Room Service, 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. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in a culinary position required; hotel experience preferred and banquets experience a plus. Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, a positive can-do attitude, passion for service and creativity with superior written and verbal communication skills. We are a collaborative, fast-paced team looking for a self-motivated person to join us, learn, and quickly grow their career.Preferred Skills:

Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. Skilled in assuming tasks independently; being persistent, firm, and confident; and exercising a practical, individualistic approach in problem-solving.Requires oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate information and hotel services to management and guestsAbility to operate a computer, calculator, phone, printer, radioAbility to compile facts and figuresMust maintain a warm and friendly demeanor; maintains composure and objectivity when neededEssential Responsibilities:
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.Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products.Maintain 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 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 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 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.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Embassy Suites, Naperville , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Naperville, Illinois

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