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Cook

posted October 12, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Irvine East/Lake Forest
Foothill Ranch, CA
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About This Job

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

Hilton Garden Inn Irvine East/Lake Forest

27082 Towne Centre Drive
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610

(949) 859-4000


 

  • 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner
  • Complimentary parking, in-room WiFi, Keurig coffeemakers, microwaves and refrigerators
  • Heated outdoor pool and whirlpool; restaurant and lounge with beer, wine and cocktails
  • Over 1,550 sq. ft. of meeting space for up to 100 people, catering services
  • Convenient location, minutes from popular OC beaches, UC Irvine, and Marguerite Aquatic Center
  • Easy driving access to major airports: SNA, ONT, LGB, LAX

 

Relax at this Lake Forest Hotel near Irvine, CA

Hilton Garden Inn Irvine East/Lake Forest offers an ideal location in the heart of South Orange County in the Foothill Ranch area. Surrounded by the Saddleback Mountains, our Lake Forest hotel is minutes from Mission Viejo, the Irvine Spectrum and Rancho Santa Margarita.

Wake up to a cooked-to-order breakfast in the Garden Grille and the evening enjoy dinner or room service. Our lobby bar also offers the perfect spot to unwind with a drink and cozy up by the fireplace.

Each guest room at this hotel in Lake Forest offers an HDTV with premium channels, comfortable plush bedding and a Keurig coffeemaker. Catch up with work at the desk with free WiFi access or head to the fitness center for a workout. We also offer a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool.

Business travelers will appreciate our flexible meeting rooms and 24-hour business center, as well as free WiFi throughout the hotel. The Pavilion Pantry is open 24-hours, offering a range of snacks and ready-made meals for your convenience.