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posted September 18, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
Palo Alto, CA
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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 Palo Alto

4216 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

(650) 843-0795

At A Glance

Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto is the closest hotel to downtown Palo Alto and is three miles from Stanford University and the Stanford University Medical Center. The hotel is minutes from many Fortune 500 companies and many quality restaurants, shopping and leisure opportunities. This modern hotel is within a twenty minute drive of San Francisco and San Jose, offering world-class entertainment, Broadway plays, award-winning restaurants and breweries.

Feel at home in a comfortable guest room or suite at this hotel in Palo Alto, CA. Each room is equipped with complimentary WiFi, a microwave, a mini-refrigerator, a Keurig® coffeemaker and an oversized desk. Energize in the complimentary fitness center, refresh in the indoor pool or unwind on the outdoor patio. Start your day with a cooked-to-order breakfast in The Garden Grille & Bar, which also serves American cuisine for dinner. Stock up on snacks, drinks and chilled meals in the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®. Check emails in the complimentary 24-hour business center, and hold a business or social event with four flexible meeting spaces and a modern boardroom.

  • Closest hotel to downtown Palo Alto
  • Complimentary fitness center, indoor pool and outdoor patio area with fire pit
  • Over 3,000 sq. ft. flexible function space and on-site catering
  • Full service restaurant and evening room service
  • Complimentary electric car charging stations