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Cook

Part-time

Posted September 8, 2022

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place
Pittsburgh, PA
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Cook

Prepare food items according to recipes and standards, taking pride in the excellence and quality of cuisine, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.

Potential Career Path

Lead Cook – Sous Chef – Executive Chef – Food and Beverage Director

Essential Job Functions

  • Follow recipes to prepare food items accordingly.
  • Wash, peel, and cut fruits and vegetables; cut, trim, or clean meat.
  • Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Bake breads, rolls, or other baked goods.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food for pick up by server or deliver to guests.
  • Maintain clean and sanitized work areas such as cutting boards, counters and work spaces.
  • Secure and store food items properly.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Follow safe food handling procedures. 
  • Follow guidelines related to sustainability practices related to HHM’s EarthView program. 
  • Practice safe work habits and wear protective safety equipment.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Previous culinary experience or equivalent training required.
  • Department of Health Sanitation certificate may be required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place

3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(412) 683-2040

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At A Glance

Located in Oakland, Pittsburgh’s medical and educational district, the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place is within walking distance of several universities including the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and Carlow College. 

This Pittsburgh/Oakland hotel offers complimentary high-speed internet access and WiFi throughout the hotel. Host your next meeting, wedding or reunion for up to 230 people in our 6,000 sq. ft. of versatile event space.

Our Pittsburgh hotel offers a comfortable yet stylish base with everything you need for a productive stay. Maintain your fitness regimen at the fitness center. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Great American Grill® when staying at this Pittsburgh/Oakland hotel. Guest rooms offer a comforting haven with thoughtful amenities to help you relax and get the job done.

  • Located in Oakland - Pittsburgh’s medical and educational district
  • Walking distance to world-class universities
  • Complimentary WiFi access throughout the hotel
  • 6,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 24-hour business center
  • Near things to do in Downtown Pittsburgh/Oakland