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Cook

posted August 14, 2019

The Westin Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Cook

Prepare food items according to recipes and standards, taking pride in the excellence and quality of cuisine, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.

Potential Career Path

Lead Cook – Sous Chef – Executive Chef – Food and Beverage Director

Essential Job Functions

  • Follow recipes to prepare food items accordingly.
  • Wash, peel, and cut fruits and vegetables; cut, trim, or clean meat.
  • Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Bake breads, rolls, or other baked goods.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food for pick up by server or deliver to guests.
  • Maintain clean and sanitized work areas such as cutting boards, counters and work spaces.
  • Secure and store food items properly.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Follow safe food handling procedures. 
  • Follow guidelines related to sustainability practices related to HHM’s EarthView program. 
  • Practice safe work habits and wear protective safety equipment.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Previous culinary experience or equivalent training required.
  • Department of Health Sanitation certificate may be required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About This Employer

The Westin Philadelphia

99 South 17th Street at Liberty Place
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 563-1600

294 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Situated in the heart of a city rich with history, The Westin Philadelphia elegantly enhances its desirable Rittenhouse Square address with comfort and style. Steps from upscale shopping, award-winning restaurants and conveniently connected to the offices at Liberty Place, The Westin provides guests with the premiere downtown location. Museums and historical attractions, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Constitution Center, promote the cultural wealth of Philadelphia. Guests can enjoy a hand crafted cocktail in The Lobby Bar. The Westin Philadelphia impresses both business and leisure travelers alike with its 275 guest rooms and 19 suites, all beautifully appointed with welcoming décor and revitalizing amenities. Our signature Heavenly® Bed ensures a relaxing nights sleep, and the Heavenly® Bath is the perfect place to refresh after a long day.