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Cook

Posted May 8, 2021

Holiday Inn Denver East
Denver, CO
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About This Job

Overview

The Line Cook will prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts for the hotel.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements.
  • Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Meet with Head Cook/Sous Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete opening duties: a) Set up work station with required mis en place, tools, equipment and supplies. b) Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies. c) Check production schedule and pars. d) Establish priority items for the day. e) Inform the Head Cook of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks. f) Transport supplies from the Storeroom and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the particular menu of the day.
  • Organize all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready for service.
  • Inform the Sous Chef of any shortages before the item runs out.
  • Inform F&B service staff of 86'd items and amount of available menu specials throughout the meal period.
  • Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods to the Sous Chef to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements.
  • Closing Duties: a) Return all food items to the proper storage areas. b) Wrap, cover, label and date all items being put away. c) Straighten up and organize all storage areas. d) Clean up and wipe down food prep areas, reach-ins/walk-ins, shelves. e) Return all unused and clean utensils/equipment to the specified locations. f) Turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift.
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize and organize; follow directions thoroughly; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision.

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • 1-2 years line cook experience  required.
  • Certification of Culinary training or apprenticeship is preferred.
  • PM shift with flexibility to work weekends and some holidays
  • Great job stability, team player and positive outlook highly desired
  • $16.00/hour
  • From basic benefits to added advantages, Crestline Hotels & Resorts does what it takes to take care of our Associates—both in and outside of work.  Benefits include: Health and Welfare plans to include Medical/Dental/Vision options, Competitive Paid Time Off, 401k Savings Plan with Company Match, Volunteer Opportunities, Educational Assistance, Travel Discounts, and more!   *Benefits may vary depending on location.

EEO/AA Employer Disclosure

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.

compensation: $16.00

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About this Employer

Holiday Inn Denver East

3333 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207

(303) 321-3500

300 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Our Hotel

The Holiday Inn® Denver East - Stapleton offers some of the best accommodations in the Stapleton area. Guests love our amenities; which include free high-speed internet access, Keurig coffee makers, heated outdoor pool (open year round), and a location that places you 6 miles from Downtown Denver. Take a ride in our complimentary shuttle to the Northfield Shopping center and spend your day shopping or relive your youth at Punch Bowl Social Stapleton. With arcade games, bowling, drinks, and food; this is a place even your kids will enjoy. Enjoy a stroll around the Stanley Marketplace where you can visit over 50+ independently owned Colorado businesses that offer a place for you to eat, drink, shop, exercise, play, work, and more.