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Posted November 17, 2021

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Miami Airport
Miami, FL
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About This Job

Provide excellent quality of product and service to guests. Responsible for the: preparation, storage and par stock of menu items and supplies.

Pre Requisites

The Company associates have access to guestrooms and property, character traits of honesty and trustworthiness are essential to this position. Therefore, associates must pass the appropriate security clearance, per company policy.
  • One year experience following standard recipes.
  • Experience with chain food and retail outlet preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent of GED.
  • Associate’s Degree preferred
  • Maintain state food certifications as applicable

Summary Of Essential Job Functions

Must be able to perform major life activities: Standing, lifting, bending, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, and communicating.For this position specifically:
  • Must be able to push or pull 60 pounds and lift and/or carry 60 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand for eight hours, bend, stretch, reach.
  • Must be able to speak and read English, the ability to communicate in another language may be helpful.
  • Must display professionalism, honesty, and trustworthiness at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Knowledge in:
  • Control of food costs, loss and usage guidelines
  • Pars for shift usage, freezer pull, and line set up.
  • Proper temperatures: hot above 140 F and cold 41 F.
  • Inventory, ordering and receiving and storing products.
  • Area shopping, dining, entertainment and travel directions to assist guest inquiries.
  • Daily hotel operations, check daily events, bulletin boards and be up to date on changes, new procedures and events.
Skills:
  • Follow recipes for preparations, cooking serving, and storing.
  • Maintain organization of supplies, storage rooms, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Work as a team member
Abilities:
  • Follow guidelines and recipes
  • Maintain required logs
  • Multi task, remain associate and guest service centric.
  • Effectively communicate with guest, department heads, associates and home office support staff.
  • Solve great issues with professionalism maintaining hospitable attitude.
  • Market and promote to increase exposure and sales.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepare and consistently maintain dining area and supplies in a guest ready atmosphere.
  • Close out shift by cleaning and restocking supplies for next day.3
  • Maintain safety and security practices, have thorough knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Ensure guests are provided with the highest quality product and service.
  • Maintain certification from a brand approved responsible vendor training program.
  • Other duties as assigned, that the associate is capable of performing when staffing necessitates.

Working Conditions/Special Requirements

Standing, walking for long periods of time while maintain a friendly professional image. Be flexible in regard to work schedule. Be available as necessary 24/7, weekends and holidays.

Positions For Possible Advancement

Before the next promotion, this person should develop and train her/his replacement. The ability to teach skills and competencies will enhance leadership skills in preparation for further promotion, potentially as a Food and Beverage Manager.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.
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About this Employer

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Miami Airport

4021 NW 11th Street
Miami, FL 33126

(305) 779-0900

165 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

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Just blocks from Little Havana and under two miles to MIA, TownePlace Suites Miami Airport, one of the newest hotels near Miami Airport, offers spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas, comfy beds, and upgraded kitchens. The addition of free WiFi, connected Smart TVs, free breakfast, luxe bedding, and adjustable workspaces make life-on-the-road stress-free. Plan a small business event at one of the top hotels near Miami Beach, offering 750 square-feet of flexible event space. Work up a sweat in our 24/7 fitness center, cool off in the outdoor pool, and grill up a poolside feast on the patio with one of our Weber Grills. Stop by for light fare and refreshments at our full-service bar. And, as one of the most convenient hotels near Port of Miami, the Dolphin Expressway delivers you to South Beach, Blue Lagoon, Ocean Drive, and Miami Beach.