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$500 Sign On Bonus

Posted October 12, 2021

Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Des Moines, IA
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About This Job

The Des Moines Marriott Downtown is now partnering with the Rouxbe Cooking School to offer culinary associates engaging online training opportunities to help grow their careers. Through Rouxbe's self-paced online platform and culinary training curriculum, Marriott associates with all levels of culinary experience will have access to hundreds of well-designed and visually appealing lessons they can immediately apply to their jobs.

Job Summary

Prepare special meals or substitute items. Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters. Pull food from freezer storage to thaw in the refrigerator. Ensure proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish. Maintain food logs. Monitor the quality and quantity of food that is prepared. Communicate assistance needed during busy periods. Inform Chef of excess food items for use in daily specials. Inform Food & Beverage service staff of menu specials and out of stock menu items. Ensure the quality of the food items. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods.

Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees; serve as a role model. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Anticipate and address guests’ service needs. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

(515) 245-5500

417 Room Hotel

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Upscale, affordable and ideally located. Set in the city's lively business district, Des Moines Marriott Downtown meets the needs of their guests with ease. Located five miles from the airport, our modern hotel offers a complimentary airport and local area shuttle. Walk to nearby shopping, dining and nightlife via our convenient skywalk. Step into stylish hotel rooms and suites for a relaxing stay, featuring signature bedding and expansive city views. Upgrade to our concierge level for exclusive perks including our private lounge. When it's time to unwind, swim in our indoor pool or stay fit in the 24-hour gym. Other amenities that will enhance your stay include valet and concierge services and complimentary Wi-Fi in all public spaces. Have a great meal on-site at Mash + Marrow or Rock River Grill. If you're planning a business or social event, our hotel boasts 28,261 square feet of event space and the largest ballroom in the city.