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Breakfast Line Cook

Posted April 4, 2021

The Westin Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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About This Job

Job overview

The Company operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting and ending times, and hours worked in a week. 

The Cook 2 (Line Cook) is 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.

What you will be doing

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.
  • 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.

Requirements

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 p
  • One or more years of related experience.
  • Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.

Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Disability Insurances
  • Supplemental Life Insurances
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Sick Time, Vacation and Holidays
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About this Employer

The Westin Fort Lauderdale

400 Corporate Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

(954) 772-1331

298 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Located minutes from Blue Wave beaches like Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Pompano Beach, the Port Everglades cruise port and the offices of many Fortune 500 companies, the hotel is ideally positioned for a balanced trip of business and leisure. Our 22,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and a 24-hour business center support an engaging visit, while invigorating amenities like an outdoor pool and whirlpool with lagoon views, fully-equipped gym with dry sauna and nourishing dining options help guests feel their best. Our 298 guest rooms and suites are restorative retreats overlooking tropical lagoon or city views. Guests can nestle into the signature Heavenly® Bed for a restorative night's sleep. Signature Westin bath amenities and the Heavenly® Bath awaken the senses.