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Line Cook (AM)

posted February 14, 2020

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Hotel
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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761060 l

About This Job

Complies with all guest service basics such as uniforms, nametags and proper guest greeting. Knowledgeable on hotel facilities and services to assist guests as appropriate. Ensures all communication containing Company, hotel, brand and guest information is consistent with privacy policies, practices and regulations. Impresses guests with quality and timely service in a pleasant and friendly manner.

Essential Functions

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


  • 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.

  • Checks pars for shift use, determines necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Notes any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.

  • Cook orders per guest ticket from server. 

  • 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.

  • Assists in the preparation, production and service of food for banquet and associate functions. 

  • Assists in prep work of vegetables and condiments as required for the next shift. 

  • Assists in storing food when any deliveries arrive. Dates and rotates all food containers as required. 

  • Assists in cooking and carving of meats and preparation of difficult dishes during rush periods. 

  • 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.

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

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

  • Ensure maintenance problems are promptly reported through proper channels.

  • Comply with all company 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 area for any reason.

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

  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.

  • Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction.

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

  • 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.

  • One or more years of related experience.

  • Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred

 Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to understand and provide friendly guest service.

  • Ability to understand and comply with proper food preparation, cooking, handling and storage.

  • Ability to understand and comply with kitchen sanitation, safety and equipment usage.

  • Ability to compile facts/figures in a timely manner, identify and investigate issues, and resolve basic matters.

  • Ability to operate a phone and other office equipment.

  • Attention to details with good organizational and efficient time management skills.

  • Consistent professional attitude and behavior with effective listening and communication skills.

  • Attention to details, good organizational skills and efficient time management.

  • Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while simultaneously handling competing and changing priorities.

  • Ability to satisfy the legal requirements for employment within the jurisdiction.

 Working Conditions & Physical Effort

Physical work is a primary part of job. Work is normally performed in an interior hotel environment with equipment and machines. The work involves exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, dirt, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. The exposure to hazards or physical risks requires following basic safety precautions and use of applicable protective equipment. Physical requirements include extended standing and walking, climbing, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, kneeling and lifting up to 50 lbs. While performing job duties, the associate is required to speak, listen and write. The job requires close vision with or without corrective lenses. 


This position requires WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS and a FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE!
Benefits we provide to our AMAZING Ambassadors:


  • PTO

  • Health

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Supplemental benefits

  • 401K

  • Hotel discounts

  • Free lunch

  • Much more!!!!

About theCompany:
The Wurzak Hotel Group (“WHG”) is a Philadelphia based,vertically integrated owner, developer and operator of premium branded full service, extended stay and focus service hotels. WHG gains its competitive advantage by developing talent within the organization who embody the same entrepreneurial spirit of our leadership team and who seek to create value through tireless innovation and a tight focus on the operational details.

The Wurzak Hotel Group (“WHG”) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

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About This Employer

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Hotel

1617 Southeast 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

(954) 626-1700

236 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Our Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port hotel near Port Everglades is perfectly situated in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s Vibrant 17th Street Cruise District. We are located at the entrance to Port Everglades and the Broward County Convention Center, 5 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Beach, downtown Fort Lauderdale and Las Olas Blvd. Hop on the Water Taxi, we’re steps from the stop. If arriving by plane, we’re only 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) and while renting a car is easy, the Sun Trolley is a unique way to get around. Our newly renovated lobby, restaurants and guest rooms provide a contemporary coastal feel. Guests can relax under swaying palm trees, catch a nap in a pool-side cabana, or sip cocktails under the Fort Lauderdale sun. Whether starting or ending the day, our culinary team will awaken the senses. Guests an sip locally roasted coffee at Calusa Coffee Bar, treat themselves to a locally-inspired meal at Bistro 17, or enjoy craft cocktails & local beers at R Lounge.