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Line Cook

posted June 6, 2018

Stanford Park Hotel
Menlo Park, CA
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Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar was voted #1 American Restaurant in Menlo Park! Join our incredible team of culinary and hospitality professionals as a Line Cook in our kitchen! We offer competitive pay and great benefits!
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About This Job

The Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar at the beautiful Stanford Park Hotel is seeking talented individuals who are passionate about preparing delicious food for the position of Line Cook! This fast paced position is key delighting our guests with a wonderful culinary experience.

AM SCHEDULE: 6am to 2pm

PM SCHEDULE: 3pm - 11pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares food needed in the restaurants and banquets to meet high quality food standards.
  • Prepares food in accordance with menus and food recipes.
  • Stocks production areas for efficient daily operation.
  • Sets up, restocks and maintains food preparation areas, while adhering to recipes including specific knife cuts and correct cooking procedures.
  • Cooks meals according to individual tickets according to specifications.
  • Displays knowledge and follows all procedures in sanitation and sanitary food handling.
  • Acts as banquet carver when needed.
  • Keeps work area clean and organized using soap and sanitizing agents.
  • Maintains proper food temperature, out of the danger zone of 40 to 150 degrees.
  • All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation and food presentation service standards.
  • Ability to equate units of measure as required by recipes.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other team members.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as recipes and Banquet specification sheets, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Meets legal age requirements for the position

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities. High school diploma is preferred. Formal culinary training or degree in culinary arts or Hotel restaurant management preferred. One-year prior culinary experience is preferred. Serve-save certification is preferred.

Join Our Team for These Awesome Benefits:

  • Excellent wages
  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, & more!
  • Excellent development and advancement opportunities
  • Discounts at Woodside Hotel Group's Northern California portfolio of hotels, lodges, restaurants & spas 
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Complimentary parking for associates
  • Complimentary electric car charging for associates
  • Opportunity to apply for Tuition Reimbursement
  • Optional Legal & Identity Theft prevention options
  • Event, Ticket, Electronic and Membership Discounts
  • Membership eligibility with Stanford Credit Union 
  • Great dining discounts
  • Laundry services for uniforms
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About This Employer

Stanford Park Hotel

100 El Camino Real

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Telephone (650) 322-1234

162 Room Hotel

www.stanfordparkhotel.com

About Us

Experience tranquility in the heart of innovation.

A standout among luxury Menlo Park Hotels, Stanford Park Hotel is an oasis at the crossroads of Silicon Valley innovation and influence. Featuring prime accommodations, delectable dining, and elevated service, you’ve discovered a luxurious escape in the heart of Menlo Park.

Borrow a Linus bike and ride to downtown Palo Alto or the Stanford University campus. Walk across the street to the Stanford Shopping Center, a premier open-air shopping center. Explore the area’s award-winning wineries. As one of the best hotels near Stanford University, Stanford Park Hotel is the ultimate choice for families of prospective applicants, incoming students, and new graduates all the same.

Consider us your home away from home. Savor an espresso while sitting in a rocking chair on the front porch, or enjoy a complimentary wine tasting. Work out in our spacious fitness center, or relax by our tree-lined pool and hot tub.

Steeped in classic collegiate spirit, Stanford Park Hotel is a true gem among Menlo Park hotels infused with a welcoming neighborhood ambiance, offering genuine tranquility in one of the world’s most innovative cities.

People LOVE to Work Here!

Join Our Team for These Awesome Benefits:

  • Excellent wages
  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, & more!
  • Paid Time Off
  • Excellent development and advancement opportunities
  • Discounts at Woodside Hotel Group's Northern California portfolio of hotels, lodges, restaurants & spas 
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Complimentary parking for associates
  • Complimentary electric car charging for associates
  • Opportunity to apply for Tuition Reimbursement
  • Optional Legal & Identity Theft prevention options
  • Event, Ticket, Electronic and Membership Discounts
  • Membership eligibility with Stanford Credit Union 
  • Great dining discounts
  • Laundry services for uniforms
Why Work Here?
  • We foster an environment where you can grow and develop personally and professionally; it’s not just another hotel job.
  • You are empowered to do what matters and to solve problems.
  • You can be a part of a highly functioning team surrounded by some of the best hospitality professionals.
  • Associates at all levels of the company live by the Woodside Spirit.
  • We value open and honest communication at all levels of the hotel, and General Manager and company executives have an open door policy.
  • Our hotel and restaurant serve very special, kind and interesting guests. 
  • We are fun-loving people… come have fun with us!
  • People get hired for who they are, not just what they have done.
  • We are a small hotel, but large in spirit, creativity and sense of ownership. 
  • Everyone’s ideas are encouraged and welcomed.
  • It’s rare to find such a passionate group of people all working together toward a common goal.
  • We take immense pride in our products and services.
  • Our hotel is a civic leader in our community, and it feels good to do good.
  • Our hotel and restaurant are top-rated in our markets (go ahead, look us up on TripAdvisor.com and see what our guests have to say about us), and it’s fun to work with the best.