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Banquet Cook

Posted November 2, 2022

The Westin Tempe
Tempe, AZ
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About This Job

Are you a banquet cook looking to provide exceptional cuisine at one of the newest hotels in Tempe? You have come to the right place!

The Westin Tempe is a spectacular brand new hotel seeking banquet cooks to prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment. This position will cook for banquet functions at the hotel. 

What will you be doing?

  • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs. 
  • Date all food containers and rotate as per Crescent standards, 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.  
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables. 
  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, loss and usage per Crescent standards. 
  • Operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron and flat top grill.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

What experience do you need?

  • Must have the ability to communicate in English.
  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition.  
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Can communicate well with guests.
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.
  • Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule. 

Why do you want to work here?

  • Competitive pay 
  • Great associate benefits including health insurance for both full time and part time employees
  • Upbeat and positive work environment
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Hotel discounts 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The Westin Tempe

11 East Seventh Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

290 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Discover downtown Tempe's newest AAA 4-Diamond luxury hotel

Inspired by its location at the edge of the painted desert, The Westin Tempe provides the perfect oasis in the heart of downtown for guests to unwind and enhance their well-being. Retreat to a luxury room after a day of shopping on Mill Ave and rejuvenate in our spa-centric bathrooms complete with rainshowers. Sophisticated spaces await at our Tempe hotel with floor to ceiling windows providing breathtaking views of A Mountain. Host your next conference, meeting, wedding or special occasion in our 21,000 sq. ft of versatile event space. For collegiate sports lovers, Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium, Desert Financial Arena, and Wells Fargo Arena are just minutes away.