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Lead Cook

Posted September 13, 2021

Lorenzo Hotel
Dallas, TX
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The Lorenzo Hotel Where Art and Hospitality Meet

About This Job

Job Purpose: 

To produce all orders required by business volume and supervisor, quickly, efficiently, and to produce the highest quality product.  Produce all orders on an a la carte basis and to prep for buffets, banquets, salad bars and hors d’ oeuvres. Supervise and assist Chef during shift.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Display good customer relation skills and take initiative to greet guests in a friendly manner.
  • Display good leadership skills, lead the team during shift
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications.
  • Open each day preparing and organizing the station and cooking all food necessary according to prep sheets to start meal service including sauces, soups, setup, and any other items associated with the daily menu.  
  • Arrange and organize the line and steam table to facilitate meal period cooking and service.
  • Prepare all orders as turned in by service staff and ensure all orders are cooked quickly and according to order; also ensures that food leaves the kitchen in peak condition. Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to waiters or patrons.
  • Learn menus, recipes, preparation, and presentation standards. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Cook only sufficient food in advance to cover expected business volume and maintain quality.
  • Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
  • Ensure all food is stored in proper containers and at proper storage and holding temperatures.  Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Prepare all food for next shift and the following day as required and directed by Supervisor.
  • Maintain the work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with state, county, and company health regulations and work safety regulations.
  •  Report to work for scheduled shift, on time and in uniform in accordance with company policy.
  • Other duties as assigned

EOE

compensation: $15.00 per hour plus great benefits: medical, dental, vision and matching 401K

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About this Employer

Lorenzo Hotel

1011 South Akard Street
Dallas, TX 75215

(214) 273-3000

237 Room Hotel

www.lorenzohotel.com

Welcome to Lorenzo Hotel

The Lorenzo, a boutique hotel concept, is an ideal option for business and leisure stays in the heart of Dallas, Texas, and within walking distance of the Dallas Convention Center.

Located in the Cedars district, enjoy this art-centric modern, hip setting with breathtaking views of the Dallas skyline. Lorenzo is the perfect place to unwind from the city’s frantic rhythm.