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Cook - American Airlines Lounges

Posted June 17, 2022

AA Admirals Club
Los Angeles, CA
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About This Job

With a career at HMSHost, you really benefit! We Offer

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, flex or sick)
  • Holiday pay
  • Meal and Transportation Benefits
  • *401(k) retirement plan with company match or Pension
  • *Company paid life insurance
  • *Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Training and exciting career growth opportunities
  • Referral program – refer a friend and earn a bonus

*Benefits may vary by position so ask your recruiter for details.

Summary

The Lounge Cook I is responsible for preparing, cooking and plating hot and cold food items, following all food safety and standards, monitoring food quality, and cleaning kitchen and work equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving food items which may include soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food and beverage products
  • Tastes products, follow menus, estimate food requirements, checks production and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment as needed
  • Prepares and operates kitchen utensils and/or equipment used for weighing, measuring, mixing, washing, peeling, cutting, grinding, stirring, straining, slicing, assembling and kneading of food products
  • Ensures all food and beverages are prepared to established standards
  • Maintains a clean and orderly kitchen and work area by washing kitchen equipment, sanitizing surfaces and taking out trash
  • Practices excellent food safety and sanitation practices and complies with HACCP standards
  • Stores, receives, stocks, dates, rotates, and checks temperature of product throughout work day
  • Works and communicates closely with BOH and FOH team members to ensure high level of guest service while doing a variety of time restraint tasks.
  • Performs other kitchen duties and assists other cooks as required

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment

  • Requires food preparation skills and knowledge of HACCP standards
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of closely related cooking experience, including experience cooking food for an airport lounge or casual dining restaurant establishment
  • Requires ability to demonstrate tact and discretion in interactions with premium clientele
  • Requires ability to maintain a presentable and polished appearance in keeping with service standards for premium clientele
  • Requires the ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
  • Requires ability to work long hours, while standing.
  • Possess strong sanitation habits.
  • Ability to multi-task and ability to interact with customers and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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AA Admirals Club


1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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