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Banquet Cook

Company: Alderbrook Resort & Spa
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description: THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN UNION, WAOur ability to achieve our mission is enhanced by a diverse team and an inclusive culture. We seek candidates who possess knowledge, skills, and lived experience that contribute to the diversity of our team and share a commitment to equity.If you are passionate about people and want to work on a team that values the unique gifts everyone has to offer, we would love to hear from you!Pay, Perks, and Benefits$20 - $22/hrPaid time off401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Contributions (upon meeting eligibility criteria)Health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Hospital/Accident)Life insuranceEducation Assistance ProgramFree daily meals prepared in our kitchenFree kayak and paddleboard rentalsDiscounts on rooms, spa, restaurant and more!About This PositionThe Banquet Cook is responsible for ensuring the quality and presentation of the Banquet Food orders. This includes the presentation and portioning of food as well as guidance of other cooks preparing food orders. As a banquet cook, you will,Coordinate all food orders between stations and food servers.Presentation and portioning of food for all banquet functions.Adhere to policies and procedures regarding sanitation and sanitary food handling.Maintains the work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with state, county, and company health regulations and safety regulations.Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areasPrepare and display buffet food items according to the hotel standards.Proficiency in the following cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, saut--, braising, roasting and par-cooking.Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, dairy, and meat products.Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.Maintain clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper food handling, storage, and sanitation.Prepare food for Banquets, as required, following specifications on Banquet Event Orders. "BEO's"Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef or Executive Sous Chef.Breakdown buffets and plated meals, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef or Executive Sous chef.Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.Be able to support any position in the Kitchen thatPerform additional duties as the need arises.Requirements:Qualifications2-5 years' prior commercial kitchen experience, requiredCulinary school background, preferredHigh school diploma or equivalent, requiredEnglish literacy, requiredValid WA Food Worker Card, required within 14 days of hireFlexible availability, a plusSuccessful CharacteristicsProfessional: Report to work when scheduled and with a professional and well-groomed appearance.Effective Planning: Ability to prioritize tasks and duties.Personal: Pleasant personality - provides eye contact, hospitable by nature; speaks with poise, voice control and confidence using proper English; service oriented, fast learner, self-reliant, sensitive, tolerant of stress and able to maintain a positive attitude at all times, shows initiative, judgment, desire & ability to work with a diverse staff, commitment to the Resort and fulfillment of the Alderbrook Promise.Knowledge of Work: excellent attention to detail, work standards.Interpersonal: Ability to work/communicate effectively verbally with multiple operating departments. Able to speak, read and write English.Work habits: Ability to work independently, autonomously and without supervision, while also able to follow written and verbal instructions when necessary. Able to work long hours and additional hours if necessary. Team-oriented.Below is extra information about work environment, standard specifications, and full EEO statementPhysical Demands of the Work EnvironmentThe physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work Environment: Conditions are those of a typical of a commercial Kitchen environment. It is a controlled environment, and the position experiences some variation in temperature, specifically heat and a moderate level of noise in the work environment.Exposures: Changing Temperatures (72-110 degrees F), slippery floors, bacteria in foods, noise and vibrations.Operation of equipment / tools / vehicles: All kitchen equipment to include oven, slicer, steamer, stock pots, fryer, stove tops, salamander, heat lamp, steam tables, toaster, Char grill, etc.Physical Demands:Sitting: Occasionally. Padded office chair, seat with back for break and meals.Standing/walking: Constantly. Concrete, tile, rubber mats covering tile, carpet, stairs, etc.Crouching: Frequently. Lift heavy objects, put supplies away, reach lower shelving in walk-ins, and supply shelves, retrieve items from ovens.Stooping: Frequently. Lifting, demonstrating and training cooking techniques, putting supplies away, retrieve items from ovens.Twisting: Frequently. Answering the telephone, cooking food, place or retrieve supplies, product, performing line positions.Climbing: Occasionally. Retrieve product, stairs.Balancing: Occasionally. Carrying supplies, product, working near hot equipment.Leg/foot use: Occasionally. With kitchen equipment.Reaching (overhead/extension): Frequently. Working the line, reaching for objects, supplies.Handling / Grasping: Frequently. Supplies, knives, slicer, utensils, saut-- pans, tuning on the water faucets.Fingering / Feeling: Frequently. Spices, foods.Pushing/pulling: Average weight: Occasionally. Racks, carts with products weighing 5-100 pounds. Maximum weight: Occasionally 100 pounds, rarely up to 200 pounds.Lifting / carrying: Average weight; occasionally. Product, supplies weighing 1 to 35 pounds. Maximum weight: Frequently. 50 pounds.Standard SpecificationsRequirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship. Alderbrook Resort & Spa may amend a job description at any time with or without notice.Our ability to achieve our mission is enhanced by a diverse team and an inclusive culture. We seek candidates who possess knowledge, skills, and lived experience that contribute to the diversity of our team and share a commitment to equity.Alderbrook Resort & Spa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, age, marital or nursing mother status, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.Applicants who need accommodation in the application process or wish to receive this job post in an alternative format, should contact Human Resources at Alderbrook Resort & Spa.

Keywords: Alderbrook Resort & Spa, Seattle , Banquet Cook, Other , Bremerton, Washington

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