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Ballroom Kitchen Cook 1

posted August 25, 2019

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Phoenix, AZ
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About This Job

Summary of Position:

The Banquet Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking all of the hot food items while maintaining quality standards set by the Resort.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare all items listed on daily prep lists, following standard procedure or as otherwise directed by supervisor, regularly checking product and maintaining high quality at all times.
  • Organize prepped food by day/function and group name.  Only mark items off prep list when this is complete.
  • Check portion control: weights and counts before, during and after prep.
  • Fire food for service.  Serve on service line.
  • Follow proper storage procedures when removing food from walk-in or returning food to walk-in.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area at all times. Follow “clean as you go” policy.
  • Maintain walk-ins, prep area and all equipment up to Health department and Resort standards.
  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen, as necessary.
  • Assist in transporting food and equipment to other areas on property for satellite service.
  • Other supportive functions as determined by the supervisor. 

Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma preferred.

Experience: At least two years cooking and prep work experience required.

Certificates or Licenses: Maricopa County Food Service Worker card.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to clean with abrasive kitchen cleansers.
  • Basic math skills necessary to understand and implement recipes and measurements.
  • Good hand/eye coordination needed to use all kitchen equipment, i.e. choppers, graters, mixers, etc.
  • Ability to reach and place items on a hot line.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces at extreme temperatures.
  • Ability to grasp, lift, carry, push or pull products up to 200 pounds.
  • Ability to memorize and perform Resort Standards, AAA Diamond standards, and Mystery shopper standards.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Behaves ethically.
  • Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language to communicate with other employees and guests.
  • Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review).


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About This Employer

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

8000 South Arizona Grand Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85044

(602) 438-9000

744 Room Resort

www.arizonagrandresort.com

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Our Resort

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa puts you in the midst of one of Phoenix, Arizona’s most naturally beautiful places. The region’s only AAA Four-Diamond, all-suite hotel is ideally situated on the doorstep of 17,000 acres of South Mountain Preserve, the largest municipal park in the world and the most visited hiking destination in the state. The Arizona Grand Resort & Spa serves up stunning perspectives and unique Southwestern touches that make your visit to Phoenix feel naturally grand.

Whether attending an event, making a quick getaway or taking the annual family vacation, you’ll be warmly welcomed and well cared for at our luxury hotel in Phoenix, Arizona.

The resort is conveniently located just six miles from Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport, and features a variety of exciting amenities that put you in a world beyond, including:

  • Challenging 18-hole golf course
  • 7-acre private resort water park
  • 20,000 square-foot athletic club
  • Full-service spa and salon
  • Casual dining at our six on-site restaurants


About the company

As a family-owned company, the mission of Classic Hotels & Resorts is to attract and retain innovative, results-driven individuals who will foster a service culture built upon our foundation of family-oriented core values.

Classic Hotels & Resorts’ leaders and team members share a vision…to create A HEARTfelt Experience…BEyond Expectations, connecting with our guests emotionally and ensuring they return again and again. In order to be successful at any of our world-class properties, team members must share both our vision and our values (Helpful, Ethical, Attentive, Resourceful and Thankful). This includes possessing and demonstrating a high level of courtesy and respect for both internal and external guests, and embracing our BEyond Expectations standards.

Our fun, friendly and enthusiastic team members treat every guest as if they were our only guest. A true customer focus is essential to success with our properties and our company.

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arizona Grand Resort & Spa complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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