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The Cook III is responsible for supervising 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 7 years of related progressive experience or a culinary graduate with at least 2 years 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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DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Doheny Beach - Dana Point

34402 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point, CA 92629

(949) 661-1100

196 Room Hotel

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AT A GLANCE

Watching the sunset over the Pacific Ocean from our Longboard Rooftop Lounge is the perfect way to unwind at the DoubleTree Suites Doheny Beach - Dana Point. Located on Pacific Coast Highway, directly across from world-famous Doheny Beach. Our newly renovated Dana Point Hotel offers a perfect oceanfront beach getaway while on vacation, traveling on business or planning a meeting or event in in South Orange County.

The hotel’s idyllic location, adjacent to Laguna Beach and San Clemente, and mid-way between San Diego and Los Angeles, provides the perfect destination for leisurely vacations to the California Coast, staycations for residents of L.A., San Diego, Orange, and Riverside Counties, and road weary business travelers.

Delight in our newly renovated all-suite hotel featuring rooms with spacious bedrooms and living areas, or upgrade to a suite with stunning ocean views and inviting fireplaces. Surfboards and a fire pit welcome as you drive up and you’ll also find a relaxed, coastal vibe throughout the interior of the hotel. Relish the warm California sun by the outdoor pool in the hotel’s courtyard while sampling some refreshing drinks and snacks. Our popular Doheny Surf Restaurant serves up a range of specialties and American favorites. With more than 13,000 sq. ft. of meeting room facilities, this is a great venue for meetings and events. Flexible indoor and outdoor function space make this the best choice for a memorable meeting or social event.