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Banquet Cook - Fenway Hotel

Company: Mainsail Lodging & Development
Location: Dunedin
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Bring your talent to the table- Your Culinary Career starts Here Job 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 Functions Assist the Kitchen Supervisors and Banquet Chef with any recipes for each day
Assist with all preparation for banquet/catered events
Understand the recipes for banquet/catered events and able to prepare dishes to standard on a consistent basis
Maintain a clean environment - general cleaning to include equipment, floors, walls, coolers, and freezers
Dishwashing - all kitchen team members wash dishes
Return pots and pans to the dish area for cleaning
Maintain a professional, presentable uniform and personal grooming
Able to effectively communicate with the team on a daily basis
Follow Safe-Staff sanitary compliance throughout every area working in the kitchen
Basic vegetable prep to include peeling, slicing, dicing, and portioning
Basic sauce prep to include stocks, salad dressings, and vinaigrettes
Plating banquet dishes - presenting food for guest to the chef's specifications
Ability to understand kitchen orders
Ability to work efficiently
Ability to perform all functions in the kitchen
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work long hours standing over hot flat tops, stoves, and fryers
Ability to work as a team in a stressful, fast-paced environment
Knowledge of different cooking recipes and all kitchen equipment
Able to make great quality comfort food
Follow all safety procedures to include knife safety
Restock clean dishes, flatware, and all cooking equipment to the appropriate storage areas
Maintain the banquet kitchen work area in an orderly and clean condition
Follow proper handwashing procedures
Stock supplies for the kitchen in specified locations
Sort and remove trash and clean the garbage cans/whales daily
Maintain trash area and place in the proper area for pickup
Assist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and supplies
Perform other duties as management requests to service our guests Qualification Standards Education & Experience High School diploma or equivalent or higher
Minimum of 1-year experience in a food & beverage operation, preferably banquet operations
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Physical Demands Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Ability to communicate clearly
Corrected vision to normal range
Ability to use knives and kitchen machinery safely and effectively
Ability to lift 20 lbs. or more
Ability to work long hours as needed Mental Demands Make sound judgments quickly
Ability to work with others in a high demand kitchen
Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
Able to work independently, take direction and provide direction to others
Manage differing personalities within the kitchen, the hotel, and the community
Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
Ability to work effectively in stressful, high-pressure situations
Ability to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary Mainsail 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.
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Keywords: Mainsail Lodging & Development, Clearwater , Banquet Cook - Fenway Hotel, Hospitality & Tourism , Dunedin, Florida

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