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Cook

Posted September 23, 2022

Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh University/Oakland
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

Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh University/Oakland

329 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

(412) 621-0880

111 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Managed By

HHM

Welcome!

Built on the site of the former J&L Steel Mill, The Hotel Indigo® Pittsburgh University/Oakland is nestled in between Southside and Oakland. This vibrant boutique hotel gives nod to its steel mill past and its high tech existence today. Each of our spacious rooms features plush bedding, spa-inspired showers, ergonomically designed desk chairs, free Wi-Fi, and views of the Monongahela River. Our restaurant and lounge, Eliza, takes its name from the Eliza Furnace that once existed at the J& L Steel Mill. Additionally, our Rooftop Bar and yoga deck provide spectacular views of Southside, and the Hot Metal Bridge, which carried 180 tons of steel per hour over the Monongahela River during WWII.