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Cook

posted October 18, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Louisville East
Louisville, KY
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About This Job

Overview

The Cook will prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts for the hotel.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements.
  • Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Meet with Head Cook/Sous Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete opening duties: a) Set up work station with required mis en place, tools, equipment and supplies. b) Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies. c) Check production schedule and pars. d) Establish priority items for the day. e) Inform the Head Cook of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks. f) Transport supplies from the Storeroom and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the particular menu of the day.
  • Organize all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready for service.
  • Inform the Sous Chef of any shortages before the item runs out.
  • Inform F&B service staff of 86'd items and amount of available menu specials throughout the meal period.
  • Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods to the Sous Chef to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements.
  • Closing Duties: a) Return all food items to the proper storage areas. b) Wrap, cover, label and date all items being put away. c) Straighten up and organize all storage areas. d) Clean up and wipe down food prep areas, reach-ins/walk-ins, shelves. e) Return all unused and clean utensils/equipment to the specified locations. f) Turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift.
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize and organize; follow directions thoroughly; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision.
Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • Experience with food preparation and handling.
  • Certification of Culinary training or apprenticeship is preferred.
  • Must have some serving and bartending experience.
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About This Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Louisville East

1530 Alliant Avenue
Louisville, KY 40299

(502) 297-8066

Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville East Hotel

Located at Bluegrass Industrial Park, the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville East hotel is surrounded by leading corporations. Our Louisville, KY hotel is near a lively mix of restaurants and entertainment venues. Downtown Louisville is a twenty-minute drive away, and local attractions such as Main Event, Xscape Theatres, and Malibu Jacks are within walking distance. Enjoy easy access to Interstate 64 from this Louisville, KY hotel.

Start each morning with a cooked-to-order breakfast in the Great American Grill at this Louisville, KY hotel. Then, wind down in the evening with a shareable small plate, full meal or a handcrafted cocktail in the Garden Bar & Lounge. Be productive in our 24-hour business center and host a small meeting or event in our flexible meeting space. Exercise in the fitness center or swim laps in our indoor pool.