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Cook II

Posted June 29, 2020

Vespera on Ocean- Autograph Collection Hotel
Pismo Beach, CA
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Job Summary

The Cook II is responsible for supervising and assisting in the preparation of all food items for the Cafe Room Service Employee Cafeteria and Banquets while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.
  • At least 5 years of related progressive experience or a culinary graduate with at least 1 year of progressive experience in a hotel or related field.
  • Food Handlers Certification (must comply with State requirements)
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations.
  • Must be able to show initiative in job performance including anticipating what needs to be done before it becomes a necessity.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information data etc. from disparate sources and consider adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly service oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and nametag when working (per brand standards).
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable to position to include Food Handlers Safety etc.
  • Maintain friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Have thorough working knowledge of menus and the preparation required to produce the product according to
  • Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Ensure the completion of necessary food and station preparations prior to open of the Café and Room Service in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during Café and Room Service operating hours.
  • Assist and supervise on kitchen line during Cafe operating hours to maintain the highest standards of efficiency productivity and quality; be able to support any position in the kitchen that is in need of help.
  • Supervise and assist in the food preparation for Banquets as required following specifications of Banquet Event Orders; Ensure banquet items are completed on time and check with Banquet Manager or Supervisor for time cover count or any other changes.
  • Supervise the preparation of food for the Employee Cafeteria as necessary.
  • Ensure that all food is prepared following Aimbridge Hospitality standard recipes.
  • Maintain the 'Clean as You Go' policy. Be responsible for maintaining the sanitation and cleaning schedules of the kitchen. Keep all storage areas neat orderly and clean.
  • Supervise and assist with the break down of buffets and kitchen line ensuring proper storage of food and equipment at the end of each meal period.
  • Ensure that all employees practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
  • Enforce all hotel policies and house rules.
  • Be familiar with the hotel's emergency procedures.
  • Ensure that employees are at all times attentive friendly helpful and courteous to all guests managers and all other employees.
  • Aid in the security of food items; ensure the meat locker storeroom and walk-ins are locked when not in use.
  • Ensure that the Employee Break room is kept neat orderly and clean.
  • Maintain the high food quality standards in the kitchen and find ways to improve upon them.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Assist in training staff in the operation and maintenance of all kitchen equipment.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.
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About this Employer

Vespera on Ocean- Autograph Collection Hotel

147 Stimson Avenue
Pismo Beach, CA 93449

124 Room Hotel

www.vesperapismobeach.com

Your Place On The Beach

Embodying an upscale beach house-inspired design, Vespera on Ocean offers a fun, active, and stylish escape for guests to relax, unwind, and enjoy the best of Pismo Beach. The perfect hub for adventure and excitement we offer a unique blend of East Coast charm with West Coast sensibilities. Designed for the active traveler we provide guests an array of on-site luxuries and activities, including a one-of-a-kind outdoor space featuring a sparkling pool and spa, bar, and event lawn with fire pits. Rooms include elegant interiors, oversized bathrooms, large windows and private balconies overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Whether you are simply traveling through or staying with us, Vespera on Ocean invites you to experience a taste of beach living.