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posted September 18, 2019

Sheraton Chicago Northbrook Hotel
Northbrook, IL
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About This Job

You bring the dishes that the chef creates to life. The chef relies on you to “get it right” and you take pride in making it happen. The bustle and sometimes intensity of the kitchen energizes you. You understand the importance of staying within budget and know exactly how much to prep. You also understand that cleanliness in the kitchen and safe food handling is key. The kitchen team is tight and you’re a valued player. And as a motivated active listener, you’re well positioned to learn all things culinary. If you’re ready to take your culinary passion to the next level, consider an opportunity as Cook with Interstate.

As a Cook, you will

  • Carefully and safely prepare food according to chef direction and as ordered by the server, taking care to portion correctly and present appealingly.
  • Ensure food safety by dating and rotating food containers, safely storing perishables, and maintaining a sanitary work environment.
  • Check pars for shift use, ensuring that correct amounts are pulled for prep and noting items that need replenishment.
  • Do your part to stay within budget by taking steps to control food waste, loss and usage.

Fundamentals

A high school education or equivalent education is helpful, with a minimum of one-year food service or related experience required. The ability to operate, maintain and properly clean culinary equipment is expected. This position requires full mobility and the ability to lifting, carrying and pulling up to 40 pounds.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Sheraton Chicago Northbrook Hotel

1110 Willow Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

(847) 480-1900

161 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Our hotel is just 5 miles from the Chicago Botanical Gardens and 3 miles from Historic Wagner Farm. Guests can settle into their spacious room or suite with our plush beds and iPod docking stations. They can watch the latest blockbuster on our flat-screen TVs and utilize our high-speed Wi-Fi access to stay in touch with family and colleagues back home. We offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner at our Connections Restaurant, where innovative takes on familiar dishes provide the flare. During downtime guests can work up a sweat in our 24-hour fitness center, and relax with a swim around our indoor, heated pool. We are ready to host a conference, meeting or wedding reception in one of our five elevated event spaces, complemented by professional services. Our dedicated staff transform every experience from boring to breathtaking at Sheraton Chicago Northbrook Hotel.