Chesapeake Hospitality

  • Cook

    Location : Name The Sheraton Detroit Airport
    Requisition ID
    2019-1314
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Food
    Brand
    Sheraton
  • Overview

    Chesapeake Hospitality, the new management company at the Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport Hotel is hiring a Full Time Line Cook to join our team. This beautiful, 11-story Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport Hotel is conveniently located within minutes of the Detroit Metro Airport and just 20 minutes from the revitalized downtown Detroit. The hotel has 359 rooms, approximately 14,000 sq. feet of function space, a restaurant/lounge, indoor heated pool, a hot tub and a state-of-the-art Sheraton Fitness.

    Position Summary

    The Cook is responsible for maintaining, setting up, producing, and controlling quality of food items prepared according to specification.

    Responsibilities

     Here's a few of the responsibilities of this position, but certainly not limited to:
    • Follows recipe cards and/or product specifications for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food for consumption.
    • Visually and physically inspects food items to ensure they are of the highest quality for consumption.
    • Utilizes a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, wash, peel, cut and shred fruits and vegetables, trimming and cutting meat, poultry and fish for use. Operates a variety of kitchen equipment i.e. choppers, mixing machines, slicers, steamers, grills, etc.
    • Controls food waste, loss and usage per hotel policies and procedures.
    • Maintains standards of sanitation and cleanliness of kitchen, restaurant utensils, equipment, and the kitchen area. Practices "clean as you go" method, which requires that all equipment and all areas are kept in an orderly and sanitary condition at all times.
    • Checks pars for shift use, determines necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Notes any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.
    • Assists in prep work of vegetables and condiments as required for the next shift.
    • Maintain thorough knowledge of emergency and life safety procedures, and follows all key control and food handling procedures.

    Qualifications

     

     

    Outstanding customer service skills and ability to attend to guests and associates in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.

    Must be able to speak, read, write and communicate in English to adequately perform the duties of the job.

    Able to wear proper uniform and name tag at all times in accordance with Chesapeake Hospitality policies and procedures.

    Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.

    Outstanding organizational and time management skills.

    Must be energetic and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

    Must be detail-oriented and able to work both independently and with a team.

    Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.

    Must be able to work varying schedules that include evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as business dictates.

    Perform other duties as requested by management.

     

    Benefits

    We offer competitive wage rates and benefits. Benefits include health, Dental, Vision, Teledoc, prescription, $20,000 life insurance, 401k plan, voluntary LT & ST Disability, Paid Time Off, hotel discounts, meal per shift, and opportunities for career advancement in our growing company.

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