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Breakfast Cook

posted September 18, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown
Calgary, AB, Canada
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Widewaters Hotels is looking for an experienced BREAKFAST COOK for our dual branded hotel - Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites located in Downtown Calgary, AB, Canada. Apply today to join this incredible team!
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Job overview

The Breakfast Cook is responsible for organizing, preparing, and cooking all food items in assigned stations for banquets and restaurant meals and assists the Executive Chef in the training and support of the kitchen staff. The Breakfast Cook is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.

What you will be doing

  • Working cook in all areas of kitchen, prep, pantry or line.
  • Overseeing food preparation and kitchen staff to ensure quality production.
  • Responsible for supervising cook and pantry personnel to insure proper use and implementation of management systems and assist kitchen management in assigned duties.
  • Prepare food “to order” items for customers using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items of the highest quality in the preparation of all menu items.
  • 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
  • Ensure knowledge of menu and all food products
  • Take responsibility for assigned employees in absence of Supervisor, assigns work, and ensures proper performance of assigned employees.
  • Report to work for scheduled shift, on time and in uniform in accordance with company policy
  • 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.

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.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must possess basic computer skills
  • Ability to supervise situations and accomplish goals on a timely basis.

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.

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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

Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown

711 4th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1NG
Canada

(587) 352-2020

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At A Glance

Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown

The new Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown hotel is set in trendy East Village, just steps from Calgary’s business district, city agencies and beautiful urban parks. Take the RiverWalk pathway to restaurants, playgrounds and event plazas, and discover the popular St. Patrick’s Island. Scotiabank Saddledome and the National Music Centre are just 1 kilometer away.

You’ll find plenty of downtown Calgary dining options at the hotel. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at our restaurant and bar, or order off the room service menu. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours for any snack and drink cravings. Long day at work? Re-energize in the fitness center, or unwind in the indoor pool and whirlpool with gorgeous city views. Our Calgary AB hotel also has a rooftop terrace that overlooks the Rocky Mountains. Host an event for 300 guests in over 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, and work smart in our Business Center.

Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown

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Located in the vibrant downtown area of the East Village, you’ll find our Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown. As the only extended stay in the area, this hotel has partnered with the neighboring Hilton Garden Inn to offer even more amenities and services to our guests. With new, beautifully designed guest rooms and a convenient location, we are a favorite for all types of travelers.

Our uniquely designed hotel will draw you in to a vibrant atmosphere where you’ll find a stunning 13th floor rooftop terrace with Rocky Mountain views. Unwind in the second floor heated, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool or take in the urban skyline backdrop from the patio. In each of our studio and one bedroom suites, you’ll enjoy complimentary Internet access, a full-sized kitchen and a 47-inch HDTV. Take advantage of our complimentary grocery shopping service to cook your own breakfast or stop by for our complimentary hot, full breakfast.

Walk to museums, the Calgary Zoo, St. Patrick’s Island and the Riverwalk from our Calgary hotel. Be sure to return for the complimentary evening social* offered Monday through Thursday. Stay committed to your workout routine in our 24-hour fitness center. Finish those last minute projects, even on the road, at our well-equipped business center.