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Specialty Cook

Posted June 25, 2022

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
Portland, OR
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Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Pull food from freezer storage to thaw in the refrigerator. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils. Ensure proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish to be served. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacle. Use kitchen tools safely and appropriately. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food. Notify manager if a product does not meet specifications. Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods.

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. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language. 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. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 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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Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201


503 Room Hotel

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Welcome to a Portland, Oregon hotel offering all the urban color and flavor of this vibrant city. The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel is ideally located on the Willamette riverfront, conveniently near Portland State University and many other top downtown attractions. Guests at our Portland waterfront hotel will enjoy our indoor pool, whirlpool, and complimentary 24-hour fitness center. For meeting and wedding planners, we boast 25 meeting rooms, and 44,000 square feet of event space, including our Exhibit Hall with over 15,550 sq. ft. Our guest rooms offer luxurious Ritz Carlton bedding, wireless Internet access, LCD TVs, modern bathroom decor, and local artwork. Our Portland waterfront restaurant, Truss, serves fantastic cuisine with an artisanal flair. And our popular Lobby Cafe is the neighborhood hotspot for a local brew, wine, or hand-crafted cocktail. We are proud to be ENERGY STAR compliant and Green Seal Silver Certified, making us one of the only hotels in Portland to have both ratings.