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Cook

posted October 13, 2019

Best Western Key Ambassador Resort Inn
Key West, FL
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Description

Making savory dishes with a smile!

Cook

Core Responsibilities Include:

- Prepares food for the restaurant on property, banquets and special functions and at a high quality.

- Properly and efficiently prepare and present all food items to be served, including accommodating special guest requests.

- Rotate food in walks ins and freezers to minimize waste and spoilage.

- Maintain internal cleanliness of all food prep areas.

- Assist, as directed, ordering necessary food supplies.

- Follow all specifications and to properly set up hot and cold line stations.

- Communicate all guest requests to an appropriate person (or supervisor) in a timely and professional manner.

- Be able to read, understand and produce in a timely manner.

- Immediately report all suspicious occurrences and hazardous conditions.

- Maintain cleanliness and safety of work areas at all times.

- Practice safe work habits at all times and to avoid injury to self and others.

- Comply with company and departmental safety rules and regulations, including proper handling of all relevant equipment and machinery.

- Perform all other tasks, including cross-training as directed.

Requirements

  • Able to understand English and to follow simple verbal direction.
  • Must have basic knowledge of production and operations in all relevant kitchen areas.
  • Must be familiar with proper use and cleaning of relevant kitchen equipment and machinery.
  • Basic knowledge of soups, stocks and sauces required.
  • Must have proficient knowledge of sautéing, culling, boiling, poaching, broiling, steaming, and braising. Must have proficient knife handling skills.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures. Knowledge of fabrication of basic proteins required.
  • Previous prep or line cook experience.
  • Courteous and friendly; ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure Commitment to qualify service, and food and beverage knowledge.
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About This Employer

Best Western Key Ambassador Resort Inn

3755 S Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 296-3500

100 Room Hotel

keyambassador.com

Key West Hotel
The Key Ambassador Resort Inn

Lots of sun and fun can be found at this Key West, Florida hotel and resort - an oceanfront paradise for every guest's enjoyment.

The Key Ambassador Inn is set on a seven-acre tropical Key West wonderland ideal for hotel guests who want to relax and enjoy the hotel amenities including a heated oceanfront pool with a view of the Atlantic Ocean and a tropical sun deck. Poolside food and beverage services are available to ensure complete relaxation. The hotel also offers guests a complimentary continental breakfast.

The hotel offers easy access to all that Key West offers including fishing, snorkeling, diving and parasailing. The beautiful Hemingway House, a Key West museum offering the finest relics of one of America's true treasures is nearby. Hotel guests will also be close to popular local shops and eateries in Old Town Key West. Hotel guests will also find Key West museums, live theater close by including numerous Key West festivals held throughout the year.

The Key Ambassador Resort staff is attentive, courteous and will make sure any hotel guests' stay in Key West is relaxing and memorable.