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2nd Cook - La Société

Posted July 26, 2022

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA
San Francisco, CA
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The 2nd Cook is responsible for preparing all food items, based on standardized recipes, for the Restaurants, Market, Employee Cafeteria and Banquets, while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product.

About This Job

What you will be doing

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Complete necessary food and station preparation prior to the opening of the restaurant in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Restaurant and Room Service operating hours.
  • Prepare and display buffet food items according to the hotel standards.
  • Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products.
  • Maintain clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper handling, storage, and sanitation.
  • Prepare food for Banquets, ad required, following specifications on Banquet Event Orders.
  • Prepare and service food for the Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Breakdown buffets and kitchen line, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
  • Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
  • Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
  • Use Production Charts as specified by hotel’s standards.
  • Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that is in need of help.
  • Follow all Health Department and Company regulations in regards to food and storage standards and safety.
  • Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain a “Clean As You Go” policy.
  • Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.
  • Sign keys out and back in under supervision as needed.

The ideal candidate for this position

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Culinary experience required.
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift
  • Ability to withstand temperature variations both hot and cold.
  • Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.
  • Proficiency in the following cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, sauté, braising, roasting and par-cooking.
  • Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.
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About this Employer

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA

50 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 974-6400

681 Room Hotel

www.hyatt.com

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