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Line Cook

Posted August 12, 2022

Aviator Hotel & Suites
Saint Louis, MO
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Why Team Aviator?

The Aviator Hotel and Suites located in South County isn't just a place of employment, it's a place for growth. Our team is strong, supportive, and energetic. We show up, have fun, work hard and reach our goals, together. Begin your career today and open the door to future possibilities!

Employee Perks:
  • Referral bonuses up to $1,500
  • Discounts on hotel stays and more
  • Flexible schedules
  • Generous paid time off for full-time associates
  • Health Insurance for full-time associates and more!

Cook II is responsible for organizing, preparing, and cooking all food items in assigned stations for banquets and restaurant meals. The Cook II is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.

What you will be doing
  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist.
  • Set up stations required to service all banquet functions and menu items.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare over estimated needs.
  • Date all food containers and rotate accordingly, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages. Assist in keeping buffet stocked.
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Check all food for tastes, temperature, and eye appeal.
  • Constantly spot check food and quality service during all meal periods to ensure that foods served meet our portion control and quality standards.Perform as expeditor during peak meal periods.
  • Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers.
  • Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment.
  • Prepare and submit requisitions to Executive or Sous Chef for staple food items
  • Adhere to hotel/kitchen sanitation standards; avoid cross contamination of products and follow proper rotation practices to decrease spoilage.
  • Adhere to recipes and food pictures to ensure uniformity and consistency.
  • Consult with Executive/Sous Chef on forecasted business volumes.
  • Maintain an open line of communication at all times with any and all departments
  • Follow counts/food preparation on BEO
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach goals.
  • Must adhere to all company policies and procedures as well as the Widewaters Hotels, LLC Employee Handbook.
Requirements
  • High School Degree or Equivalent. Degree from Culinary Program preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in food preparation.
  • Knowledge of food preparation, menu concepts sanitation regulations, and safety measures
  • Ability to communicate satisfactorily with guests, management, and co-workers             
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have intermediate kitchen skills.
Compensation: $17.00 per hour

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

View All Current Opportunities at Widewaters At a Glance

The Aviator Hotel & Suites, located on Lindbergh Boulevard, honors the Gateway City’s heroic aviation history. Flight Pioneers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, General Jimmy Doolittle, along with landmark institutions Scott Air Force Base, Jefferson Barracks, Lambert Field and Boeing are all icons that capture ‘The Spirit of St. Louis’.  The Aviator Hotel & Suites offers a genuine full-service hospitality experience, sit back and let your spirit soar!

Aviator Hotel & Suites knows how to come together and celebrate. With 10,000 square feet of space, we can easily accommodate groups of up to 500 people (or smaller-scale socially distanced events). We offer three distinct venues, with our largest being our 4,400-square-foot ballroom ideal for St. Louis wedding venue, corporate celebrations, business trainings and meetings, private parties and social events.

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

Company Website:https://www.aviatorhotelsuites.com/ 

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We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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Aviator Hotel & Suites

6921 South Lindbergh Blvd Street
Saint Louis, MO 63125

(314) 892-3600

The Aviator Hotel & Suites, located on Lindbergh Boulevard, honors the Gateway City’s heroic aviation history. Flight Pioneers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, General Jimmy Doolittle, along with landmark institutions Scott Air Force Base, Jefferson Barracks, Lambert Field and Boeing are all icons that capture ‘The Spirit of St. Louis’.  The Aviator Hotel & Suites offers a genuine full-service hospitality experience, sit back and let your spirit soar!

Aviator Hotel & Suites knows how to come together and celebrate. With 10,000 square feet of space, we can easily accommodate groups of up to 500 people (or smaller-scale socially distanced events). We offer three distinct venues, with our largest being our 4,400-square-foot ballroom ideal for St. Louis wedding venue, corporate celebrations, business trainings and meetings, private parties and social events.