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Prep Cook Part-Time

posted April 17, 2017

Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
Milwaukee, WI
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“Advance your career and become part of Aimbridge Hospitality; one of the Fastest growing Hotel Management Companies in the country!”
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About This Job

Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the largest and most dynamic independent management companies in North America and the Caribbean. With an award winning portfolio of over 450 hotels and resorts with more than 63,000 guestrooms, our company operates across a full spectrum of property types in addition to independent luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Food Handlers certification ( Must comply with State requirements)

Physical requirements:

 

  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.

Mental requirements:

  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

Essential:

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable to position to include Alcohol Awareness, Food Handlers, Safety, etc.
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Have basic knowledge of menus and the preparation required according to hotel standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Complete necessary preparations prior to opening of the Cafe in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Café and Room Service operating hours.
  • Assist in preparation and display of buffet food items according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Maintain post on kitchen line as required during the Café and Room Service operating hours in order to prepare food to order, maintaining the highest standards of efficiency, productivity and quality.
  • Assist in preparation of food for Banquets, as required, following specifications of Banquet Event Orders.
  • Assist in preparation of food for Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Food Production Manager.
  •  Assist in preparation of all foods following Aimbridge Hospitality standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Food Production Manager or Assistant Food Production Manager.
  • Breakdown buffets and kitchen line, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
  • 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 familiar with all hotel policies and house rules.
  • Be familiar with hotel's emergency procedures.
  • Use Production Charts as specified by Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to guests, managers and other employees.

Marginal:

  • Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain the "Clean as You Go" policy.
  • Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.
  • Sign keys out and back in under supervision as needed.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.

 

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About This Employer

Aloft Milwaukee Downtown

1230 Old World Third Street

Milwaukee, WI 53212

Telephone (414) 226-0122

About Aimbridge Hospitality

Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the largest and most dynamic independent management companies in North America and the Caribbean. With an award winning portfolio of over 450 hotels and resorts with more than 63,000 guestrooms, our company operates across a full spectrum of property types in addition to independent luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels.

Aimbridge Hospitality Culture

Aimbridge Hospitality is and will forever be a “high touch” organization. From the principals to the front line associates, the Aimbridge team is engaged in guest, partner (both investment and brand), and associate satisfaction. At Aimbridge Hospitality, we value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the organization.

Having fun helps us keep perspective! If we’re happy, our guests will be happy. Our work place culture values family, work life balance and community.

Career Advancement at Aimbridge Hospitality

Aimbridge Hospitality values innovative ideas that ensure high productivity and rewards those willing to step forward and help us develop passionate team members that deliver outstanding guest service and top financial results. We want you to succeed and explore new positions in which allow you to progress your career. Our culture and programs prepare you to meet and exceed your personal goals through:

  • Every leader knowing the key to success is to always be training your team members, and to proactively encourage and provide them with opportunities for advancement.
  • Manager In Training (MIT) programs to develop performing hourly staff into management opportunities.
  • General Manager In Training (GMIT) programs to prepare performing management staff to take the keys to their first hotel.