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Lead Cook

Posted June 21, 2022

The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Detroit, MI
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Prepare special meals or substitute items. Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters. Pull food from freezer storage to thaw in the refrigerator. Ensure proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish. Maintain food logs. Monitor the quality and quantity of food that is prepared. Communicate assistance needed during busy periods. Inform Chef of excess food items for use in daily specials. Inform Food & Beverage service staff of menu specials and out of stock menu items. Ensure the quality of the food items. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods.

Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees; serve as a role model. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Anticipate and address guests’ service needs. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport

2501 Worldgateway Place
Detroit, MI 48242

(734) 942-6500

404 Room Hotel

www.starwoodhotels.com

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The only upscale hotel located in the Detroit Metropolitan International Airport, we offer guests a private security entrance and access into the Edward H. McNamara/World Gateway Terminal, as well as complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to the North Terminal.

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Each of our 404 guest rooms and 10 suites is a contemporary, calming retreat that features our iconic Westin Heavenly Bed®. With amenities ranging from High Speed Internet Access to a refreshment center, you'll stay relaxed, focused, and productive.