Cook (Banquets) - The Saint Paul Hotel
Company: Morrissey Hospitality
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 25, 2022
$500 Hiring Bonus! This position performs culinary activities
within the kitchen with primary responsibility for creating
memorable guest experiences with pride, passion, and heart. Primary
responsibilities include production and preparation of all menu
items, recipes, and food sanitation; seasoning and cooking soups,
salads, appetizers, sandwiches, meats, vegetables, and other hot
and cold menu items to company specifications for consumption by
guests. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Maintains a clean,
safe, and sanitary facility by adhering to food quality standards
and sanitation regulations.
Prepares the line for service by estimating the meal period food
requirements and procuring all products from storage.
Works hot or cold line stations and cooks and prepares food to
recipe. Ensures consistency and profitability by following recipe
cards and adhering to menu specifications.
Washes, peels, slices and mixes vegetables, fruits or other
ingredients for salads, cold plates, and garnishes. Carves and
slices meats and cheese.
Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens,
broilers, grills, and steam kettles. Observes and temps foods being
cooked by tasting, smelling, and inserting thermometer.
Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe to prepare
soups, salads, gravies, salad dressings, desserts, sauces, and
Bakes, roasts, broils and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other
foods. Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking.
Portions food on serving plates, adds gravies, sauces, and
garnishes according to menu specifications.
Butchers chickens, fish and shellfish. Cuts, trims and bones meat
prior to cooking.
Bakes bread, rolls, cakes, and pastries.
Receives and checks in purchased items to ensure accuracy. Receives
and examines food and supplies to ensure quality and quantity meet
established standards and specifications.
Scrapes food from dirty dishes, racks china, glassware and flatware
and washes by hand or on dishwashing machine.
Washes dishes, pots, pans and trays.
Transports supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
Returns all clean kitchen utensils and equipment to proper storage
location. Cleans kitchen equipment.
Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks.
Reorganizes work area in preparation for the next shift.
Segregates and removes trash and garbage, and places in designated
containers. Takes out trash and recycling. Cleans and maintains
interior and exterior trash area. Sweeps and mops floors.
Complies with local, state, and national regulations pertaining to
food quality, cleanliness and sanitation standards, and safety.
Attends required meetings, pre-meal meetings and training sessions
Assists with new employee training by positively reinforcing
successful performance and providing respectful and encouraging
Complies with the organizations sustainability standards (when
Complies with organizational policies and job standards.
Completes all other duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS At
least 2-3 years related experience in a high-volume, high energy,
food and beverage environment.
Working knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related
to food, safety, and sanitation.
Availability to work nights and weekends as needed.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand for long periods of time, walk, squat, and reach.
The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle,
or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee
must occasionally lift or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS Food handler certification.
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and move through them quickly.
Strong organizational skills and diligent attention to details.
Ability to make decisions and work independently, as well as with a
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