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Cook

Posted May 14, 2022

Aloft Portland, ME
Portland, ME
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Grow your hospitality career with us! Great pay, Great Benefits, Paid Time off, Free Parking and a great team! Position starts at $17/hr.

This position requires evening availability. Our menu consists of light fare to include wings, tacos, and other appitizers. 

Overview

The Cook will prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts for the hotel. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements.
  • Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Complete opening duties: a) Set up the workstation with tools, equipment, and supplies. b) Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment, and supplies. c) Check production schedule and pars. d) Establish priority items for the day. e) Transport supplies from the Storeroom and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the menu of the day.
  • Inform F&B service staff of 86'd items and the number of available menu specials throughout the meal period.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements.
  • Closing Duties: a) Return all food items to the proper storage areas. b) Wrap, cover, label, and date all items being put away. c) Straighten up and organize all storage areas. d) Clean up and wipe down food prep areas, reach-ins/walk-ins, shelves. e) Return all unused and clean utensils/equipment to the specified locations. f) Turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift.
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed, and accuracy; prioritize and organize; follow directions thoroughly; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision.

Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • Experience with food preparation and handling.
  • Certification of Culinary training or apprenticeship is preferred.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or disability status. 

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Aloft Portland, ME

379 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04001

Walking distance to attractions, eateries, art galleries and nightlife, the Aloft Portland hotel sits amid the urban sophistication of a working waterfront. Experience a city known for its culture on land or on water featuring craft beer, impeccable seafood and dining, outdoor beauty, local boutiques and entertainment. Take in the dynamic views of Portland, ME or look out onto the waterfront while relaxing on a plush, platform bed within the comfort of our stylish guestrooms before heading out on a cruise or ferry ride. Maintain your fitness routine at Re:charge, offering cardio and free weights or grab breakfast at Re:fuel. WXYZ, our casual lobby bar is open for dinner, offers live acoustic performances and signature cocktails. Enjoy complimentary WiFi at our boutique hotel in Portland, ME. Gather within 327 sq. ft. of meeting space for an intimate event or conference. Bringing the entire family is easy with our Arf: Animals are Fun and Camp Aloft programs. Refresh in the essence of Maine at Aloft Portland.