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Line Cook

posted January 3, 2017

Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel & Conference Center
Sioux Falls, SD
413870 l

About This Job

Position Description

Job Purpose:

To produce all orders required by business volume and supervisor, quickly, efficiently, and to produce the highest quality product. Also, to produce all orders on an a la carte basis and to prep for buffets, banquets, salad bars and hors d’ oeuvres.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Display good customer relation skills and take initiative to greet guests in a friendly manner.
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications.
  • Ensure uniform and appearance is clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information and protect company assets.
  • Open each preparing and organizing the station and cooking all food necessary according to prep sheets to start meal service.
  • Prepare all items for meal service including sauces, soups, setup, and any other items associated with the daily menu. 
  • Arrange and organize the line and steam table to facilitate meal period cooking and service.
  • Prepare all orders as turned in by service staff and ensure all orders are cooked quickly and according to order; also ensures that food leaves the kitchen in peak condition.
  • Learn menus, recipes, preparation, and presentation standards.
  • Ensure all food is stored in proper containers and at proper storage and holding temperatures.  Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Cook only sufficient food in advance to cover expected business volume and maintain quality.
  • Prepare all food for next shift and the following day as required and directed by Supervisor.
  • Maintain 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 work safety regulations.
  • Report to work for scheduled shift, on time and in uniform in accordance with company policy.
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager

Job Skills:

  • Must be able to “prep” food products, using standardized food preparation techniques.
  • Skillfully use hand tools or machines needed for work.  Measure, cut, or otherwise work on materials or objects with great precision.
  • Use arithmetic or shop geometry to figure amounts of material needed, dimensions to be followed and cost of materials.
  • Must have the ability to follow instructions and to perform assigned tasks with limited supervision.
  • Read recipes of items to be prepared.

Job Qualifications: 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


  • Minimum three (3) months cooking experience at a full service restaurant or hotel.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
  • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerMinorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans Click here to view EEO is the Law

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About This Employer

Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel & Conference Center

1211 West Avenue North

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Telephone (605) 331-0100

243 Room Hotel

Why People Like to Work for Us

  • Guest service scores in top tier of Sheraton
  • Low turnover with a promote from within philosophy
  • Employer of Choice within our hospitality community


Friendly smiles and a warm welcome await you at the newly-renovated Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel & Conference Center. Our hotel recently completed a comprehensive $6.5 million upgrade, giving guests a thrilling new hotel experience in Sioux Falls.

Our redesigned guest rooms provide the comforts any traveler needs. At the end of the day, they'll sink into your Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed, with crisp, white sheets, a plush mattress and duvet, and soothing pillows. And they'll enjoy comfortable, modern seating, an LCD flat screen television, and an oversized desk. Sheraton Club Rooms provide exclusive access to our all-new Sheraton Club Lounge, a common space to gather with others and enjoy complimentary breakfast, evening hors d’oeuvres, wireless High Speed Internet Access, and more.

Falling Waters Grille serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and if guests are on the run in the morning, they can grab a coffee and pastry at Starbucks® in the lobby. To maintain an exercise routine while traveling, guests can head to the new state-of-the-art Sheraton Fitness Programmed by Core® Performance, which features both cardio and weight-training equipment as well as space for floor exercises and stretching. In the lobby, the Link@Sheraton(SM) experienced with Microsoft® provides PC workstations, laptop docking, printing, and wireless High Speed Internet Access—all complimentary.

If a visitor is planning anything from a convention to a wedding, our team of professionals will be happy to help tailor the perfect event. Our hotel is conveniently connected to the Sioux Falls Convention Center by an enclosed walkway. The modernized 97,400 square feet of meeting space—including ballrooms and exhibition space—can accommodate up to 6,000 people.