Prep Cook

Property Carneros Resort and Spa
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/14/2022 11:36 AM)
ID
2022-131463
Location
US-CA-Napa
Category
Culinary/Stewarding
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

New Hire Sign on Bonus up to $500.00

A Prep 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. The Prep Cook also is responsible for preparing cold foods and shellfish slicing meat and brewing coffee or tea.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Food Handlers Certification (must comply with State requirements)
  • 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach all encounters with guests and associates in a friendly service-oriented manner.
  • 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 (per brand standards).
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable to position to include Food Handlers Safety etc.
  • 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 CafAc and Room Service operating hours.
  • Prepare and display buffet food items according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Maintain post on kitchen line as required during the CafAc 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 Associate 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 equipment.
  • Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other associates.
  • Be familiar with all hotel policies and house rules.
  • Be familiar with hotel's emergency procedures.
  • Use Production Charts as specified by Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Associates must at all times be attentive friendly helpful and courteous to guests managers and other associates.
  • Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain the '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.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.
  • Ensures food is stored in specific containers and storage areas in order to prevent spoilage

Property Details

Carneros Resort and Spa

 

Welcome

Although there's plenty to do in the Napa Valley Wine Country, many of our guests find that once they're here, they don't want to leave. One of the best Napa Valley resorts, Carneros Resort and Spa makes it easy to settle in and relax, offering everything you need for a self-contained vacation.

ACCOMODATIONS

The Carneros Resort and Spa's design was based on cues from the local countryside - including barns, silos and ranchers' cottages – combined with stylish resort accommodations and modern interiors to capture the region's distinct charm as well as the needs of our sophisticated guests.Our Guests choose from one of our 86 luxurious cottages, 10 perfectly appointed two-bedroom suites or expansive 2 and 3 bedroom homes.

MAGNIFICENT POOLS

Relax at our infinity edge adult pool and hot tub overlooking the rolling hills and vineyards of Carneros or our family pool area with an elevated deck with shade trellis infinity edge lap swimming pool, children’s pool, hot tub and Snack Shack.

THREE FULL-SERVICE RESTAURANTS

Once you've settled in at Carneros Resort and Spa, you may never want to leave. Luckily, you don't have to, with an abundance of Napa Valley dining options located right on the premises.

Our Executive Chef takes full advantage of the finest local, organic, and sustainably raised ingredients. Our culinary garden allows us to pick the freshest ingredients right on our grounds, and we craft our own breads, pastries, and charcuteries. What we don’t make or grow onsite, we try to source within a 150-mile radius of the Resort for the ultimate in flavor and freshness.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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