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Cook III - Banquets, ($23.00 p/hour)

Posted May 14, 2022

The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa, CA
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Job Summary

Explore Our Very Big World

When you bring your natural talents and passion for food, we welcome you into our family. No matter your specialty or culinary background, we offer great rewards and opportunities to improve your skills. You will work closely with a team of inspired professionals who encourage and invite your contributions.   

Rewards For Work, Benefits For Your Lifestyle

You’ll be supported in and out of the workplace through:

  • Discounts on hotel rooms, gift shop items, food and beverage
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition programs
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Encouraging management
  • Team-spirited colleagues

The Impact You’ll Make

You hold yourself to a higher culinary standard and it is your attention to each preparation that keeps guests with us to dine. Working with a dedicated team of experts, you will learn something different every day as you work with new seasonal menus and unique presentations. Your hard work pays off when a dish that you’ve thoughtfully helped to prepare has guests raving and anxious to return.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Prepare fresh ingredients for cooking according to recipes/menu
  • Cook food and prepare top-quality menu items in a timely manner
  • Test foods to ensure proper preparation and temperature
  • Operate kitchen equipment safely and responsibly
  • Ensure the proper sanitation and cleanliness of surfaces and storage containers

What We’re Looking For

  • Great teamwork skills and attention to detail
  • Positive outlook and outgoing personality
  • Previous kitchen experience is a big plus

This role requires the ability to move and lift up to 25 lbs. Standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time and ensuring a professional appearance in a clean uniform are also required. Prior to employment, we’ll ask you to complete safety training and certification.

Connect Your Passions With A Rewarding Opportunity

Others may call you a foodie, but you know you’re much more than that. You want to learn all the tricks of the trade and be the master of the kitchen. When you join us, you’ll find that there are no limits on your creativity or your potential. We inspire you to grow and challenge yourself because when you are pursuing excellence, you’re helping us to provide exceptional travel experiences.

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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The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa

686 Anton Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(714) 540-2500

390 Room Hotel

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Upscale Privileges

A pedestrian bridge connects guests of the hotel to South Coast Plaza, a world-class shopping center offering more than 275 upscale boutiques and restaurants. Enjoy VIP status, with exclusive shopping, dining, and entertainment privileges after dark.

Productivity Meets Renewal

Our 29,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space can bring any event to life. Feel your best with a visit to our WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio and outdoor pool, and enjoy the convenience of our complimentary John Wayne Airport shuttle service.

Orange County Comfort

Emerge refreshed from one of our 393 guest rooms and suites—havens for relaxation and productivity. Our world-renowned Westin Heavenly Bed® promises a sublime slumber, while our spa-like Heavenly Bath® with massaging jets invigorates the senses.

About the Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, Sheraton, Westin, Four Points by Sheraton, W, Le Méridien, Aloft and Element. Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. Westin Hotels & Resorts are havens of wellness and rejuvenation for those seeking a transformative hotel experience. Through innovative programs and thoughtful amenities such as WestinWORKOUT, the Heavenly Bed and SuperFoodsRx menu, we offer guests services to enhance their stay and leave them feeling better than when they arrived. Our more than 180 hotels and resorts worldwide are defined by modern design, gracious service and a deeply relaxing atmosphere.