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Franchise Kitchen Cook 1 for American Slang

posted May 8, 2019

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza
Kansas City, MO
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About This Job

Who this Job Will Job Appeal To

The Procaccianti Group (TPG) currently owns and/or operates 64 hotels in 24 states and employs approximately 8,000+ people from coast to coast with 120 professionals based at the corporate headquarters in Rhode Island.

TPG is seeking energetic, service-oriented individuals to participate in the strong growth that we are experiencing. With 50 years of real estate and hospitality management, our available positions are as diverse as our business ventures. TPG offers a wide variety of managerial and entry level positions with a competitive/attractive salary, 401k & benefits.

Come work at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza, where you will find impeccable service and all the luxuries you have come to expect from an InterContinental Hotel.

You can be a part of this experience for our guests.

Job overview

This position is for the very skilled cook who has 5 years or more cooking experience in a fine dining restaurant. The cook one is the team lead for the kitchen and is expected to help guide the cooks and the kitchen to get success.

Requirements

  • Lead and guide the cook staff in consistent safe and sanitary food storage, preparation and cooking.  Monitor and control maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment.  Adherence to all safety protocols including handling and transportation of foods and knife work.
  • Recognize and follow quality standards for meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and grains, including proper storage of these items.  Effective utilization of leftovers and control of waste.
  • Must have intermediate culinary experience and the ability to properly work with food and kitchen equipment.
  • Must be able to work various days of the week, mornings and nights and including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have a Serve Safe or Food Handlers card.
  • This is a lead position and is expected to exude excellence. 
  • Understand and ability to properly use seasonings for a range of culturally diverse foods.  Knowledge of common food allergens and their substitutes.
  • Cook using a repertoire of cooking methods including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying, and baking.  
  • Produce from scratch menu quality food in appropriate portion size, cut and quantity.  Ensures all food is prepared and presented in accordance with appropriate recipes, presentations and with guest orders.  Acknowledge any special requests and prepare the menu item accordingly.
  • On time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform.
  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.
  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests, vendors and associates.
  • Ability to work together as a team to help create a seamless and tasteful experience for our Guests.
  • At least 5 years of professional cooking experience.




Compensation: 16.00

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About This Employer

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza

401 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112

(816) 756-1500

371 Room Hotel

www.kansascityic.com

Apply to be a member of our TPG Hotels & Resorts family,
a Top 10 Hotel Management Team and "hospitality employer of choice!"

Our Hotel

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza (proud recipient of the 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence) is an iconic 371-room hotel located on the corner of one of Kansas City’s most stylish and historic shopping (boutique and otherwise), dining and entertainment districts, the Country Club Plaza. The Plaza is fifteen blocks of Seville-inspired architecture and site of quiet courtyards, stunning sculptures and remarkable annual festivals.

Since its opening as the independent Alameda Plaza Hotel in 1972, the award-winning InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza has established itself as a modern landmark in what is known as the City of Fountains. And enjoyed the company of tens of thousands of happy guests.

What they like best are...
  • Spectacular Country Club Plaza location
  • Proximity to area attractions, shopping, dining and more
  • Total hotel renovation, completed in June, 2017
  • Friendly, personable hotel associates
  • Warm, first-class service scores that exceed IHG brand average
  • Guest room/suite private balconies
  • Outstanding concierge floor experience/lounge
  • 29,000 square feet of beautifully designed event spaces, including an awesome Rooftop Ballroom with the best views of the Country Club Plaza
  • Brand new signature restaurant – American Slang Modern Brasserie
  • On-site fitness center and outdoor pool, sundeck

InterContinental Kansas City is widely recognized and acknowledged for its distinctive excellence, old world charm and well-appointed, beautiful design. It is the ideal lodging destination for a romantic getaway, weekend escape, family vacation spot, dream wedding, productive business meeting or individual business travel.