Cook II

Property Embassy Tempe
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/1/2021 7:59 PM)
ID
2021-32325
Location
US-AZ-Tempe
Category
Culinary/Stewarding
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

The Cook II is responsible for supervising and assisting in the preparation of all food items for the Restaurant/Dining Outlet Cafe Room Service Employee Cafeteria and Banquets while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.
  • At least 5 years of related progressive experience or a culinary graduate with at least 1 year of progressive experience in a hotel or related field.
  • 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 be able to show initiative in job performance including anticipating what needs to be done before it becomes a necessity.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information data etc. from disparate sources and consider adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees 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 nametag when working (per brand standards).
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable to position to include Food Handlers Safety etc.
  • Maintain friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Have thorough working knowledge of menus and the preparation required to produce the product according to
  • Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Ensure the completion of necessary food and station preparations prior to open of the Restaurant/Dining Outlet Cafe and Room Service in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during operating hours.
  • Assist and supervise on kitchen line during operating hours to maintain the highest standards of efficiency productivity and quality; be able to support any position in the kitchen that is in need of help.
  • Supervise and assist in the food preparation for Banquets as required following specifications of Banquet Event Orders; Ensure banquet items are completed on time and check with Banquet Manager or Supervisor for time cover count or any other changes.
  • Supervise the preparation of food for the Employee Cafeteria as necessary.
  • Ensure that all food is prepared following Aimbridge Hospitality standard recipes.
  • Maintain the 'Clean as You Go' policy. Be responsible for maintaining the sanitation and cleaning schedules of the kitchen. Keep all storage areas neat orderly and clean.
  • Supervise and assist with the break down of buffets and kitchen line ensuring proper storage of food and equipment at the end of each meal period.
  • Ensure that all employees practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
  • Enforce all hotel policies and house rules.
  • Be familiar with the hotel's emergency procedures.
  • Ensure that employees are at all times attentive friendly helpful and courteous to all guests managers and all other employees.
  • Aid in the security of food items; ensure the meat locker storeroom and walk-ins are locked when not in use.
  • Ensure that the Employee Break room is kept neat orderly and clean.
  • Maintain the high food quality standards in the kitchen and find ways to improve upon them.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Assist in training staff in the operation and maintenance of all kitchen equipment.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.

 

Property Details

Embassy Suites Tempe

 

This all-suite hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Our hotel is minutes from the Arizona State University (ASU) campus and the shopping and nightlife of Mill Avenue. Relax in our sleek lobby, bar and lounge area with expanded breakfast section.

Guests can wake up in a spacious bedroom and enjoy extra space with a separate living area. The free made-to-order breakfast every morning includes a fresh omelet station and everything you need to get the day started right. Snacks and refreshments are complimentary every night at our Evening Reception.

We are ready to host any event with over 10,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space. Our Phoenix Ballroom makes an elegant venue for presentations and celebrations for up to 500 guests.

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:

  • 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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