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Cook

Company: Sonesta International Hotels
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Fundamental Requirements:

  • Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Complete the necessary food and station preparation to ensure efficiency during the Restaurant and Room Service operating hours.
  • Prepare and display buffet food items according to hotel standards.
  • Proficiency in cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, saut, braising, roasting, and par-cooking.
  • Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, dairy, and meat products.
  • Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary environment with proper handling, storage, and sanitation knowledge.
    • 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.
      • Prepare all foods following standard hotel 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.
        • Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef. 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 hotels standards.
        • Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that needs help.
        • Follow all Health Department and Company regulations regarding 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.Education & Experience:
          • A high school diploma or equivalent and experience in a hotel or a related field are preferred.
          • Culinary experience required.Physical requirements:
            • Flexible and long hours are sometimes required.
              • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and 20 pounds frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects.
              • Ability to stand during the entire shift
                • Ability to withstand temperature variations, both hot and cold.Sonesta 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 affordable benefits to our employees, including:Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance -Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shields.
                  • NO 90-DAY WAITING PERIOD - BENEFITS may be selected immediately and are available on the following first day of the month.

                  • Health Savings Account with Company Match

                  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match

                  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days

                  • Nine Paid Holidays

                  • Sonesta Hotel Discounts

                  • Educational Assistance

                  • Paid Parental Leave

                  • Company Paid Life Insurance

                  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance

                  • Various Employee Perks and Discounts

                  • Free meal daily
                  • Uniforms

                    Sonesta 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 Insurance, Health Savings Account with Company Match, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match, Paid Vacation and Sick Days, Sonesta Hotel Discounts, Educational Assistance, Paid Parental Leave, Company Paid Life Insurance, Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance and Various Employee Perks and Discounts.

                    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.
                    Required
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                    Job Industries
                    • Hotel & Hospitality

Keywords: Sonesta International Hotels, Irvine , Cook, Other , Irvine, California

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