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Line Cook

Shangri-La Resort

57301 E Highway 125
Monkey Island, OK 74331

119 Room Resort
Managed By Crescent Hotels & Resorts
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Full-Time

Description

Come work at the beautiful world-class, award-winning Shangri-La Resort! The beautiful and inspiring Shangri-La Resort is seeking a Line Cood for this very busy and highly rated destination resort. This iconic resort features amazing food, golf, marina, and a guest experience which is legendary.

When you think of hotel companies and opportunities, there are always some that stand out. That is why you landed at Team Crescent and the Shangri-La Resort. We stand out in the hospitality industry because we believe in our people and our culture.

Engaged, satisfied, and dedicated associates are the key to our success. We deliver comprehensive benefits and innovative programs to inspire personal and professional development. We are a company that embraces and celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Under the direct supervision of the Chef de Cuisine. This position entails using a wide array of cooking techniques to prepare food for enterprise guests, basic skill in meat and fish butchery, basic knowledge of preparation of stocks and sauces, placing stock in proper storage areas, cleaning and maintaining work areas and kitchens, and overall production for all Food & Beverage venues.

This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Cooks and prepares a variety of foods, quantities, styles, according to the menu and demand of the business.
  • Uses and or learns proper knife skills, cooking techniques, cooking methods and terminology.
  • Reads, understands and follows standardized recipes when preparing all foods for all food venues and outlets.
  • Understands and follows through with all assigned tasks.
  • Communicates with Room Chefs.
  • Maintains and communicates with Room Chef the foods/products needed to ensure safe par levels and proper stock levels.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized and sanitized work area all while following all health/food safety regulations and codes.
  • Responsible for making sure that all areas of their assigned venue/outlet/kitchen are taken care of and all assigned duties are completed.
  • Ensuring that all venues are completely ready to open by designated time set by management.
  • Responsible for all food/storage areas (refrigeration, freezer, and dry storage) are kept clean, organized, labeled and dated.
  • Responsible for all equipment, tools, floors, workstations and food prep areas are kept clean and organized, as well as free from all clutter, trash and non-approved items.
  • Responsible for being able to communicate well with team members while maintaining a positive and professional work environment.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishing all tasks.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: 

High school degree or GED preferred and two years of recent experience as a cook or equivalent combination of recent experience and education. Must be at least 18 years of age. No felony, theft or stealing convictions. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, and to include the following:

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment, utensils, tools and machinery.
  • Knowledge of safe practices in a kitchen working environment.
  • Knowledge of basic sauce and stock making.
  • Knowledge of basic butchery techniques.
  • Ability to communicate, read, and write clearly in basic English.
  • Ability to demonstrate outstanding guest service at all times.
  • Ability to work in a busy, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform in a professional appearance and manner.
  • Ability to be organized and coordinating task among co-workers.
  • Ability to safely use and administer cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Knowledge of basic foods and there uses.
  • Knowledge of all food safety regulations.
  • Ability to learn culinary methods, techniques and principles.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to all levels of management.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to stand for extended periods of time sometimes in the same place. The job will entail constant communication at all times to communicate where you are and to communicate the task at hand. The job will require you to use your hands constantly for cutting, grabbing, lifting, washing, touching, sensing and holding items. You will be required to walk often at a safe pace. The employee occasionally is required to sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

Work is generally performed in a Restaurant and Resort setting high noise level, heat, fumes and steam. Mornings, Evening, Swing Shift, holiday and/or weekend work may be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required. Will work in all venues unless specified by the Executive Chef or Food & Beverage Management.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

Customer Satisfaction:

Our customers are what we are about. One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff. It is essential that you always remain professional, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances. Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day.

Work Habits:

To maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality, and attendance. You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, can solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

 Safety & Security: 

The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent. Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.

NOTE: 

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, always, an “at will” associate.

Posted June 28, 2024

Shangri-La Resort

Shangri-La Golf Club, Resort & Marina is located at the tip of Monkey Island in the center of northeast Oklahoma’s beautiful Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, providing the ultimate escape. Golf, boating, parasailing, yacht charters, luxury lodging, and our unmatched concierge service make us a unique destination, no matter how you define your great escape.

At the tip of your island is an oasis of luxury. With 119 rooms our resort hotel features state-of-the-art resort amenities in world-class surroundings. From outdoor recreation to roof-top cocktails, swimming to sunbathing, casual dining, to waterfront entertainment, our resort hotel is the perfect place to rest, play, and make new memories of a lifetime. It is the ultimate island escape.