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Banquet Cook

Part-time

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Posted September 6, 2022

El Chorro Lodge
Paradise Valley, AZ
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Join the amazing culinary team at El Chorro - Arizona's most iconic dining destination for restaurant and banquet experiences! Now part of Classic Hotels & Resorts, we offer a HEARTfelt workplace and terrific benefits, as well as a passionate family of talented associates!

Compensation

DOE

About This Job

Summary of Position:

The Banquet Cook is responsible for preparing all of the cold and hot food items for banquet meal execution while maintaining quality standards set by the property.

Essential Functions:

Prepare all items listed on daily prep lists, following standard procedure or as otherwise directed by supervisor, regularly checking product and maintaining high quality at all times.

Organize prepped food by day/function and group name.  Only mark items off prep list when this is complete.

Check portion control: weights and counts before, during and after prep.

Fire food for service.  Serve on service line.

Follow proper storage procedures when removing food from walk-in or returning food to walk-in.

Maintain cleanliness of work area at all times. Follow “clean as you go” policy.

Maintain walk-ins, prep area and all equipment up to Health department and Resort standards.

Assist in other areas of the kitchen, as necessary.

Assist in transporting food and equipment to other areas on property for satellite service.

Other supportive functions as determined by the Chefs.

Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma preferred; culinary education preferred but not required.

Certificates or Licenses: Maricopa County Food Handler’s card

Experience: At least two years cooking and prep work experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to clean with abrasive kitchen cleansers

Basic math skills necessary to understand and implement recipes and measurements

Good hand/eye coordination needed to use all kitchen equipment, i.e. choppers, graters, mixers, etc.

Ability to reach and place items on a hot line

Ability to work in confined spaces at extreme temperatures

Ability to grasp, lift, carry, push or pull products up to 100 pounds.

Ability to memorize and perform Resort Standards, AAA Diamond standards, and Mystery shopper standards

Personal Characteristics:

•           Behaves ethically and honestly

•           Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens and engages in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language (preferred)

•           Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for our professional property (Specific grooming standards are available for review)

Working Conditions:

Attendance as scheduled is a critical element in all positions at El Chorro.

El Chorro’s leaders and associates believe each guest (internal and external) should be treated with respect and professionalism. We create A HEARTfelt experience…BEyond Expectations, enticing our guests to return again and again. In order to be successful at El Chorro, associates must share both our vision and our values (Helpful, Ethical, Attentive, Resourceful and Thankful). This includes possessing and demonstrating a high level of courtesy and respect for both internal and external guests. Our forward thinking, fun, friendly, engaging and enthusiastic associates treat every guest as if they were our only guest. A true customer focus is essential to success with our property.

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About this Employer

El Chorro Lodge

5550 E Lincoln Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

(480) 948-5170

Restaurant

elchorro.com

Rich tradition, culinary excellence, and unparalleled romance come together at El Chorro to create an experience that is purely Paradise Valley. Cozily nestled between Scottsdale and Phoenix, Paradise Valley’s historic El Chorro offers an authentic Arizona dining experience. Generations of Valley residents and visitors have travelled to this serene setting at the base of the stunning Camelback and Mummy mountains. With its breathtaking views and unmatchable Arizona charm, El Chorro is an excellent setting for any occasion — be it a relaxed brunch, romantic dinner, or the wedding of your dreams.

About the Company:

As a family-owned company, the mission of Classic Hotels & Resorts is to attract and retain innovative, results-driven individuals who will foster a service culture built upon our foundation of family-oriented core values. Classic Hotels & Resorts’ leaders and team members share a vision…to create A HEARTfelt Experience…BEyond Expectations, connecting with our guests emotionally and ensuring they return again and again. In order to be successful at any of our world-class properties, team members must share both our vision and our values (Helpful, Ethical, Attentive, Resourceful and Thankful). This includes possessing and demonstrating a high level of courtesy and respect for both internal and external guests, and embracing our BEyond Expectations standards. Our fun, friendly and enthusiastic associates treat every guest as if they were our only guest. A true customer focus is essential to success with our properties and our company.

El Chorro provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, El Chorro complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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