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Posted September 1, 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square
Tigard, OR
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Work with an amazing team, and grow your culinary skills!

About This Job

Join the team at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Tigard! A supportive and rewarding experience awaits you! Teamwork. Fun and Respectful Work Environment. Culture of Caring. Career Opportunities. Competitive Service Drive. These themes passionately describe the Associates of the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Portland Tigard.

A Cook is responsible for preparing all food items based on standardized recipes for the Restaurant/Dining Outlet Cafe Room Service Employee Cafeteria and Banquets while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Food Handlers Certification (must comply with State requirements)
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach all encounters with guests and associates in a friendly service-oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable to position to include Food Handlers Safety etc.
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required according to hotel standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Complete necessary food and station preparations prior to opening of the Restaurant/Dining Outlet/Cafe in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the operating hours.
  • Prepare and display buffet food items according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Maintain post on kitchen line as required during the operating hours in order to prepare food to order maintaining the highest standards of efficiency productivity and quality.
  • Prepare food for Banquets as required following specifications of Banquet Event Orders.
  • Prepare and service food for Associate Cafeteria as specified by the restaurant leadership.
  • Prepare all foods following Aimbridge Hospitality standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the restaurant leadership.
  • Breakdown buffets and kitchen line storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
  • Work banquet food station as scheduled by restaurant leadership.
  • Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
  • Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other associates.
  • Be familiar with all hotel policies and house rules.
  • Be familiar with hotel's emergency procedures.
  • Use Production Charts as specified by Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Associates must at all times be attentive friendly helpful and courteous to guests managers and other associates.
  • Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain the "Clean As You Go" policy.
  • Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.
  • Sign keys out and back in under supervision as needed.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.

Please click here to apply: Job Listings at Aimbridge Hospitality (icims.com)

compensation: $15.00/hr + Tips

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About this Employer

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square

9000 SW Washington Square Road
Tigard, OR 97223

(503) 644-4000

356 Room All Suite

embassysuites3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Located just a few steps from the Washington Square Mall, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square located in Tigard, Oregon is your ideal basecamp for a getaway to the greater Portland area. Kick back and relax in a spacious hotel room conveniently located just a few steps away from the Washington Square shopping mall!

Your hotel room in Tigard offers all the comforts of home so that you can fully enjoy your stay. Each room comes fully equipped with two flat screen televisions, cozy beds to carry you off to sleep, and complimentary wireless internet access for Hilton Honors members.

Wake up every morning to a complimentary breakfast including cooked-to-order omelets made with your favorite fillings. Help yourself to hot cup of coffee and dig into a plate of crispy bacon, warm pastries, or fresh fruit. No matter what you’re craving to start your day we’ll make sure you wake up on the right side of the bed and kick things off on the right foot.

In the evening, take advantage of a complimentary Evening Reception where you can indulge in refreshing cocktails and sparkling conversation while savoring some hors d’oeuvres for a delightful beginning to your night on the town.