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Lead Garde Manger

posted November 8, 2019

Doubletree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley - Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ
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The Lead Garde Manger specializes and is in charge of the area where cold dishes (such as salads, hors d'œuvre, appetizers, canapés, pâtés and terrines) are prepared and other foods are stored under refrigeration.
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The Lead Garde Manger specializes and is in charge of the area where cold dishes (such as salads, hors d'œuvre, appetizers, canapés, pâtés and terrines) are prepared and other foods are stored under refrigeration. The Lead Garde Manger leads and trains the staff. They are responsible for cost effective preparation of quality food in safe and efficient compliance with proper food preparation and handling, policies and procedures, brand standards, and federal, state and local regulations. Promptly reports emergencies, accidents, injuries, missing articles, damage, engineering items and safety hazards to management. Reports any deviations from policies, procedures, brand standards and regulations to management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lead and guide the cook staff in consistent safe and sanitary food storage, preparation and cooking. Monitor and control maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment. Adherence to all safety protocols including handling and transportation of foods and knife work.

  • Recognize and follow quality standards for meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and grains, including proper storage of these items. Effective utilization of leftovers and control of waste.

  • Understand and ability to properly use seasonings for a range of culturally diverse foods. Knowledge of common food allergens and their substitutes.

  • Cook using a repertoire of cooking methods including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying, and baking.

  • Produce from scratch menu quality food in appropriate portion size, cut and quantity. Ensures all food is prepared and presented in accordance with appropriate recipes, presentations and with guest orders. Acknowledge any special requests and prepare the menu item accordingly.

  • Safe use of supplies and equipment.

  • On time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform.

  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.

  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests, vendors and associates.

  • Report any incidents of guest dissatisfaction or unusual matters of significance to manager / supervisor so that corrective measures may be taken.

  • Comply with policies and procedures. Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures. Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned. Check with manager / supervisor before leaving work for any reason.

  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned. Participate in task forces and committees as requested.

  • Any other tasks / duties as requested by management.

  • QUALIFICATIONS The Company may consider equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, skills and abilities cited below. 

    Education and Experience: 

    High school education plus schooling in culinary arts or related major. Two or more years of experience in Garde Manger or Panty required. Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.

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About This Employer

Doubletree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley - Scottsdale

5401 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

(480) 947-5400

378 Room Resort

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At A Glance

Located minutes from downtown Scottsdale, Arizona and 12 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley – Scottsdale offers a warm welcome and comfortable stay in tranquil surroundings. Visitors love to relax on our beautifully landscaped property surrounded by lavish courtyards, cacti and palm trees.

Guests can enjoy a range of amenities at our resort without any resort fees. They can swim in one of our two outdoor pools, work out in the health club or enjoy a game of tennis or basketball. Our Scottsdale, AZ hotel offers a prime location in the heart of the city. Just steps from the hotel are great dining, nightlife and shopping options in Old Town. 

With a range of function rooms including intimate boardrooms and grand ballrooms, we are a great choice amongst Scottsdale, AZ hotels to host any meeting, corporate getaway, or wedding.