Lead Cook

2017-04-20 | Food and Beverage / Culinary | Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou

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At a glance

Location

Kailua-Kona,USA

Employment Fraction

Full Time

Reference Code

20422540

Job Description

Prepare special meals or substitute items. Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters. Pull food from freezer storage to thaw in the refrigerator. Ensure proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish. Maintain food logs. Monitor the quality and quantity of food that is prepared. Communicate assistance needed during busy periods. Inform Chef of excess food items for use in daily specials. Inform Food & Beverage service staff of menu specials and out of stock menu items. Ensure the quality of the food items. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AVERAGE % OF TIME 35% - Select, train and lead kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items, equipment and safety measures. Give guidance as necessary to promote quality products. 20% - Visually inspect, select and use only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, fowl and other food products of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items. Prepare requisitions for supplies and food items for production in workstation. 10% - Observe production flow and make adjustments in order to adhere to control procedures for cost and quality. 10% - Monitor to ensure proper receiving, storage (including temperature setting) and rotation of food products so as to comply with health department regulations, including coverage, labeling, dating, and placing items in proper containers of kitchen and service. 10% - Write, maintain and update all menu specifications, recipes and pictures, production forecasts, and ensure same are being followed. 10% - Check to see that all equipment in the kitchen is clean and in proper working condition and write work tickets for any equipment in need of repair. Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees; serve as a role model. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Anticipate and address guests’ service needs. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Requirements

Education: Technical, Trade, or Vocational School Degree Related Work Experience: At least 3 years of related work experience Supervisory Experience: No supervisory experience is required Other Requirements: Must have full availability Must be able to work all shifts (AM, PM & late evenings) Must be available to work on weekends and holidays

Department

Culinary

Location

Situated on the iconic lava rocks of the Kona coast, overlooking historically significant Keauhou Bay, the hotel is located at: 78-128 Ehukai Street Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Company Description

Aloha! Here at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay we pride ourselves on offering a hotel experience like no other in the Hawaiian Islands. As an employee, you will feel the immediate strong sense of culture, community and ohana we share not only with our guests but among ourselves as well. One of our greatest assets here at the Sheraton Kona is that our expansive property is surrounded by historical Hawaiian sites which we have invested extensive time and resources to restore and in turn the culture has become a part of who we are at the Sheraton Kona. We have a strong sense of pride and respect for tradition which is woven into all aspects of the property- from the hotel rooms to employee uniforms; we honor and respect our rich Hawaiian heritage and culture. Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi. Find Your World.™ The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Thank you for taking the first steps in exploring your career options and we are grateful for you considering becoming a part of the Sheraton Kona and Marriott Family! Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/Employers/poster.cfm AND http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/Employers/poster.cfm AND http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

The pay transparency policy is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_unformattedESQA508c.pdf

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At a glance

Location

Kailua-Kona,USA

Employment Fraction

Full Time

Reference Code

20422540