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Line Cook

posted October 7, 2019

Holiday Inn St. Louis-South County Center
St. Louis, MO
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Widewaters Hotels is looking for a Full-Time LINE COOK to join the Holiday Inn St. Louis/South County Center! We offer competitive wage and benefits, EXCELLENT paid time off, hotel discounts & more! Apply today!
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About This Job

Job overview

The Cook II is responsible for organizing, preparing, and cooking all food items in assigned stations for banquets and restaurant meals. The Cook II is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.

What you will be doing

  • Prepare food “to order” items for customers using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Set up stations required to service all banquet functions and menu items.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare over estimated needs.
  • Date all food containers and rotate accordingly, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages. Assist in keeping buffet stocked.
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Anticipate all and any menu requests
  • Check all food for tastes, temperature, and eye appeal.
  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist.
  • Constantly spot check food and quality service during all meal periods to ensure that foods served meet our portion control and quality standards.Perform as expeditor during peak meal periods.
  • Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers.
  • Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment.
  • Prepare and submit requisitions to Executive or Sous Chef for staple food items
  • Adhere to hotel/kitchen sanitation standards; avoid cross contamination of products and follow proper rotation practices to decrease spoilage.
  • Adhere to recipes and food pictures to ensure uniformity and consistency.
  • Consult with Executive/Sous Chef on forecasted business volumes.
  • Maintain an open line of communication at all times with any and all departments
  • Follow counts/food preparation on BEO
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach goals.
  • Must adhere to all company policies and procedures as well as the Widewaters Hotels, LLC Employee Handbook.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of food preparation, menu concepts sanitation regulations, and safety measures
  • Ability to communicate satisfactorily with guests, management, and co-workers
  • High School Degree or Equivalent. Degree from Culinary Program preferred Minimum of 2 years experience in food preparation.                       
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have intermediate kitchen skills.

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels' Mission is an innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude, Effort & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

EEOC

We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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About This Employer

Holiday Inn St. Louis-South County Center

6921 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63125

(314) 892-3600

149 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

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Our Hotel

Situated directly off S. Lindbergh Blvd and I-55 with convenient access to I-270, the hotel is minutes from Downtown St. Louis, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Veterans Administration Medical Center and the South County Mall.

Guests can enjoy amenities such as spacious rooms with 37” LCD TVs, a heated indoor pool and spa, Fitness Center and complimentary parking. The Holiday Inn South County Center is conducive to business travelers offering free high-speed Internet access, a 24-hour Business Center and in-room dining. This South County hotel is located near numerous attractions for the leisure and family travelers including The St. Louis Arch, Grants Farm and Busch Stadium.

Utilize our full service amenities such as the SoCo Bistro restaurant located in the hotel lobby with many breakfast options to start your day or unwind in the evenings with dinner and drinks from our signature beverage program. Interested in holding the perfect meeting or event? Our facility boasts 9,500 square feet of newly renovated meeting space to meet the needs of any meeting planner. While visiting for a meeting onsite enjoy the many catering solutions to make your event a talked about success.