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Banquet Cook - Fenway Hotel

Company: Mainsail Lodging & Development
Location: Dunedin
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Bring your talent to the table- Your Culinary Career starts HereJob Summary:The Banquet Cook will be responsible for preparing the kitchen with a multitude of tasks to include the day-to-day preparation of meals and continually uphold the standards in accordance to the Fenway Hotel service standards and Mainsail Lodging & Development standards.Full-Time Associate Benefits:Medical, Dental & Vision HSA & Flexible Spending Account Options Basic Life & Disability Plan Options 401(k) Retirement Plan Paid Time Off Holiday Pay Career Training & Development Opportunities Tuition Reimbursement Bereavement Leave Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Jury Duty (may vary by state) Employee Discounts Employee Referral Bonus All full-service hotel employees receive a FREE meal!Part-time associates receive all the above benefits with the exception of Medical Insurance & Holiday Pay. These part-time voluntary benefits are 100% employee paid.Essential FunctionsAssist the Kitchen Supervisors and Banquet Chef with any recipes for each dayAssist with all preparation for banquet/catered eventsUnderstand the recipes for banquet/catered events and able to prepare dishes to standard on a consistent basisMaintain a clean environment - general cleaning to include equipment, floors, walls, coolers, and freezersDishwashing - all kitchen team members wash dishesReturn pots and pans to the dish area for cleaningMaintain a professional, presentable uniform and personal groomingAble to effectively communicate with the team on a daily basisFollow Safe-Staff sanitary compliance throughout every area working in the kitchenBasic vegetable prep to include peeling, slicing, dicing, and portioningBasic sauce prep to include stocks, salad dressings, and vinaigrettesPlating banquet dishes - presenting food for guest to the chef's specificationsAbility to understand kitchen ordersAbility to work efficientlyAbility to perform all functions in the kitchenAbility to work under pressureAbility to work long hours standing over hot flat tops, stoves, and fryersAbility to work as a team in a stressful, fast-paced environmentKnowledge of different cooking recipes and all kitchen equipmentAble to make great quality comfort foodFollow all safety procedures to include knife safetyRestock clean dishes, flatware, and all cooking equipment to the appropriate storage areasMaintain the banquet kitchen work area in an orderly and clean conditionFollow proper handwashing proceduresStock supplies for the kitchen in specified locationsSort and remove trash and clean the garbage cans/whales dailyMaintain trash area and place in the proper area for pickupAssist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and suppliesPerform other duties as management requests to service our guestsQualification StandardsEducation & ExperienceHigh School diploma or equivalent or higherMinimum of 1-year experience in a food & beverage operation, preferably banquet operationsExcellent customer service skillsExcellent communication skills, both verbal and writtenPhysical DemandsAbility to sit or stand for extended periods of timeAbility to communicate clearlyCorrected vision to normal rangeAbility to use knives and kitchen machinery safely and effectivelyAbility to lift 20 lbs. or moreAbility to work long hours as neededMental DemandsMake sound judgments quicklyAbility to work with others in a high demand kitchenWork on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlinesAble to work independently, take direction and provide direction to othersManage differing personalities within the kitchen, the hotel, and the communityMaintain the highest degree of confidentialityAbility to work effectively in stressful, high-pressure situationsAbility to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessaryMainsail Lodging & Development is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Mainsail's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal state and/or local law. Mainsail Lodging & Development maintains a drug-free workplace.GXn7dEIYO1

Keywords: Mainsail Lodging & Development, Clearwater , Banquet Cook - Fenway Hotel, Hospitality & Tourism , Dunedin, Florida

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