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Cook 2

posted July 30, 2019

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
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We are looking for a professional Cook to amaze the patrons of our establishment with excellent cooking according to the chef’s recipes and specifications to prepare delicious meals according to menu. You will cook dishes that will delight our customers with their taste and timely delivery. Your work will be an important factor to a client’s contentment.

An excellent cook must be able to follow instructions in cooking and delivering well-prepared meals. They must be deft in moving around the kitchen and apt in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is also important.

The ultimate goal is to expand our clientele and reputation to ensure long-term success.

Responsibilities include:

•Ensure adequacy of supplies at the cooking stations

•Prepare ingredients that should be frequently available (vegetables, spices etc.)

•Follow the guidance of the chefs and have input in new ways of presentation or dishes

•Put effort in optimizing the cooking process with attention to speed and quality

•Enforce strict health and hygiene standards

•Help to maintain a climate of smooth and friendly cooperation

•Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment

•Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)

•Cook food in various utensils or grillers

•Check food while cooking to stir or turn

•Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served

•Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen

•Ensure all food and other items are stored properly

•Check quality of ingredients



Qualifications

Proven experience in a Cook role

•Excellent use of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and processes

Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bake ware

•Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure

•Ability to follow all sanitation procedures

•Ability to work in a team

•Very good communication skills

•Excellent physical condition and stamina

•Knowledge of best cooking practices

•Culinary school diploma

•Open availability is required


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About This Employer

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Chicago, IL 60616-9985

(312) 567-1234

800 Room Hotel

mccormickplace.hyatt.com

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Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is pleased to announce that its multi-million dollar expansion and renovation is now complete. The hotel’s owner, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), has invested $110 million in the total renovation of the hotel, now Hyatt’s fourth largest hotel in the world and the fourth largest hotel in Chicago, providing a new guestroom tower, renovated outlets, meetings and public space. In partnership with McCormick Place Convention Center, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place can confirm short-term in-house meetings into the largest collection of first class meeting space in the Western Hemisphere.
 
 
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