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Cook Part-Time

posted July 27, 2019

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
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About This Job

The Hilton Checkers Hotel – Los Angeles is looking for a dynamic and caring individual to join our team.  Hilton Checkers Hotel prides itself on creating a safe and challenging work environment that allows all employees to flourish.

The Cook will prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts for the hotel.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements.
  • Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Meet with Head Cook/Sous Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete opening duties: a) Set up work station with required mis en place, tools, equipment and supplies. b) Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies. c) Check production schedule and pars. d) Establish priority items for the day. e) Inform the Head Cook of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks. f) Transport supplies from the Storeroom and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the particular menu of the day.
  • Organize all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready for service.
  • Inform the Sous Chef of any shortages before the item runs out.
  • Inform F&B service staff of 86'd items and amount of available menu specials throughout the meal period.
  • Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods to the Sous Chef to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements.
  • Closing Duties: a) Return all food items to the proper storage areas. b) Wrap, cover, label and date all items being put away. c) Straighten up and organize all storage areas. d) Clean up and wipe down food prep areas, reach-ins/walk-ins, shelves. e) Return all unused and clean utensils/equipment to the specified locations. f) Turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift.
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize and organize; follow directions thoroughly; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision.

Education & Experience:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • Experience with food preparation and handling.
  • Certification of Culinary training or apprenticeship is preferred.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.
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About This Employer

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles

535 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

(213) 624-0000

193 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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Boutique-style hotel in downtown Los Angeles

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles is a boutique hotel located in the heart of the business and financial district, walking distance to theaters and shopping districts. This historic hotel offers 193 elegant guest rooms featuring beautiful views of downtown LA, 42-inch HDTVs, plush bedding and marble bathrooms with luxurious bath products. Our highly attentive staff ensures a perfect stay.

Did you know?

Hilton Checkers was designed by famed hotel architect Charles F. Whittlesey. Built in 1927, it initially opened as The Mayflower hotel. The hotel has a detailed Spanish-style façade and originally featured sculptures of the famous Mayflower and Santa Maria ships on either side of the entrance.