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Line Cook Part-Time

Posted May 4, 2021

Hotel ICON
Houston, TX
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JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for maintaining, setting up, food production and quality control of all meat, fish, fowl and other food items prepared on the front line station.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications.  The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future.  The Hotel operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting times, and hours worked in a week.

  • Prepares daily preparation lists for production.
  • Reads and employs math skills to follow recipes.
  • Prepares all broiled and sautéed food items according to standard recipes and as specified on guest check, to ensure consistency of product; requires transportation of heavy food products.
  • Visually inspects, selects, and uses only food items of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items.
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product, checking on portion control, especially in specific cuts of meat, to maintain quality product.
  • Keeps all refrigeration, equipment, and storage and working areas in clean, working condition in order to comply with health department regulations.
  • Maintain all logs, cooling, heating, and temperature.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Follows safety and security procedures and rules.
  • Knows department fire prevention and emergency procedures.
  • Utilizes protective equipment.
  • Reports unsafe conditions to management.
  • Reports accidents, injuries, near-misses, property damage or loss to management.
  • Provides for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules.
  • All team members must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance. (Specific standards outlined in team member handbook).
  • Perform any related duties as requested by management.
  • Assists other Kitchen Personnel when need.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Hold a current Food Handler Card.
  • 3 years cooking experience preferred.  Broiler cooking preferred.
  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.
  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of broiler cooking.
  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of sauté cooking.
  • Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.
  • Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e., stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, steamers, kettles, etc.
  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Basic knowledge of the English language sufficient to understand inquiries from team members and communicate simple instructions.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply written product labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel.
  • Ability to operate beverage equipment, e.g., coffee maker.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 100 lbs.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity of hand in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e., knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.
  • Ability to perform duties in confined spaces.
  • Frequent twisting, bending, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and smiling.           
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About this Employer

Hotel ICON

220 Main St
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 224-4266

135 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Hotel ICON – Downtown Houston Hotel

Hotel ICON is one of the most unique hotels in Houston and features 135 rooms, including 18 suites. Hotel ICON is located in the heart of Houston's business, legal, entertainment and sport districts. 

Fully renovated in June 2012, our hotel provides every guest with complimentary downtown shuttle service and high-speed wireless connectivity. Hotel ICON is home to a cutting-edge fitness center. Spacious tiled bathrooms with rain showers, whirlpools, and antique tubs are included in our guestrooms and suites. We also provide secure, covered parking for our guests, with valet parking offered for a fee. 

The award-winning LINE & LARIAT Restaurant and Lounge offers breakfast, lunch, light afternoon fare and dinner daily in the lounge and dining room. Hotel ICON is the only hotel on the 7.5 mile Metro Lightrail line that provides quick service to the Texas Medical Center and Reliant Stadium and Arena. Make Hotel ICON one of your favorite hotels in Houston by booking online now!