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The Hotel Granduca is seeking a highly motivated, self-determined, dynamic individual with a strong commitment to outstanding service to join our team as a cook. We would like someone who is flexible that can work during the morning and night. 

Are you an individual who enjoys working at a continuous steady pace in a service environment? Do you enjoy working in a team oriented culture where providing outstanding and consistent quality service to others in appreciated? Are you attentive to details and have excellent follow through?

If the answer is YES, The Hotel Granduca is looking for you!

Position Summary:
Prepares, seasons and cooks soups, meats, vegetables and other food items for
consumption at restaurants and/or in-room dining. Butchers chicken, beef, fish and
shellfish.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Prepares food items, such as salads, soups, sauces, meats, and vegetables
    according to prescribed recipes and guidelines.
  • Butchers chicken, fish, and shellfish. Cuts, trims and bones meat prior to
    cooking.
  • Reads menu to estimate food requirements and requisitions food from storage.
  • Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate/maintain appropriate temperature of
    ovens, broilers, grills, roaster and steam kettles.
  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe using a variety of kitchen
    utensils and equipment such as blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, and knives.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils and steams meats, fish, vegetables and other foods. Adds
    seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking, according to recipe and adjusts as
    needed.
  • Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with
    fork to observe that it is cooked. Uses thermometer to ensure food is
    cooked/maintained at proper temperature.
  • Carves meats, portions food onto serving plates, adds gravies and sauces and
    garnishes servings.
  • Reporting to work as scheduled (on time and on regular basis) is an essential
    function of the job.

Qualifications (relevant experience, education and training):

  • One-year prior food prep experience required. Culinary degree or training
    desired.
  • Possess advanced knowledge of food preparation, professional cooking and
    knife handling skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, recipes, short
    correspondence and memos.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, team members may be
    required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.
    Work schedules will include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Must have a valid current Food Handlers Card or willingness and ability to obtain
    one within 30 days of employment

The Hotel Granduca is an equal opportunity  M/F/V/D.

Job Details
Reference # 38645
Posted on 07 May 2021
Location(s) Hotel Granduca - West Lake Hills, TX
Department Kitchen
Career level Entry Level
Hours/Status Full-time
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