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Posted April 2, 2021

Le Méridien St. Louis Clayton
Saint Louis, MO
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About This Job

For chic, stylish, and cultured leisure and business travelers, Le Meridien St Louis Clayton is the hotel that best delivers the art of travel by curating modern, unique, and sophisticated guest experiences that pay homage to the European influence of St. Louis. Le Meridien St Louis Clayton is currently searching for individuals with creativity and a passion for food to service as cooks in our brand-new upscale restaurant concept.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs.  
  • Date all food containers and rotate as per Crescent standards, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.  
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up.  Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages.  Assist in keeping buffet stocked.  
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.  
  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, loss and usage per Crescent standards.  
  • Operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron and flat top grill.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to communicate both written and verbally
  • Ability to "prep" food products, using standardized food preparation techniques.
  • Skill to use hand tools or machines needed for work. Measure, cut, or otherwise work on

    materials or objects with great precision.

  • Ability to read and follow recipes of items to be prepared.
  • 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.

  • Ensure that all food is stored in proper containers and at proper storage and holding

    temperature in accordance with local food safety standards.

  • 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.
  • Ability to obtain food handlers certification
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to grasp, lift, carry, or otherwise move items up to 100lbs on a continuous schedule.

As an associate with Crescent Hotels & Resorts you can enjoy the following perks:

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Benefit package – medical, dental, vison
  • Pension/401k
  • Travel discounts
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About this Employer

Le Méridien St. Louis Clayton

7730 Bonhomme Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63105

(314) 863-0400

268 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton is where the creative minded, the culture seekers, and those who live to savor the moment unlock the destination of St. Louis. With 268 thoughtfully designed guestrooms and 17,000 square feet of stylish event space, we guide our guests through the nuances of what makes this city great. Located in the epicenter of the chic Clayton business district, minutes from Forest Park and downtown Saint Louis, this Clayton hotel celebrates art through an effortless blend of simplicity and comfort with style and detail. Delight in the nostalgia of form and function in our nod to Mid Century Modern design while remaining fearless to indulge in the new and exciting inside our food and beverage programs. Join us in this genuine journey while we pay homage to the European heritage of St. Louis through curated guest experiences and the elevated custom of service.