Chesapeake Hospitality

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    Location : Name Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
    Requisition ID
    2019-1506
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Food
    Brand
    Crowne Plaza
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-TN-Memphis
    Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
    https://www.chesapeakehospitality.com
    Location : Address
    300 N Second St
    Location : Postal Code
    38105
    Location : Name Linked
    Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
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    Overview

    Be a part of the downtown excitement!

    Our newly renovated Notes and Provisions Restaurant is looking for a energetic line cook to become a part of our talented culinary staff!

    Weekend and holiday availability is a must.

    Chesapeake Hospitality is one of the fastest growing management companies in the hospitality industry and one of the main reasons being that we focus on allowing our team members to "unleash the possibility" of whatever their dream may be.

     

    Position Summary

    The line cook position will be responsible for all aspects of preparing and presenting meals for our breakfast buffet, menu items and banquet functions. A true multitasker is needed who is not afraid to stretch themselves and their team. Previous hotel and/or banquet experience is a plus.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.
    • Must be ready to step in and support coworkers and team as needed to ensure efficient operation.
    • Perform duties, special assignments and projects as requested by management.

    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.

    • 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.

    • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform/attire and nametag.

    • Comply with company, hotel and brand standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.

    Employee must be able to maintain standards of attendance and punctuality and must be able to work varying schedules that include evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as business dictates.

    Benefits

    Benefits include Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, 401(k) and world wide travel discounts.

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