Market Salamander Cook
- Leesburg, VA
Participate in all the aspects of food preparation for different food and beverage operations with-in the resort and Market Salamander.
Essential Job FunctionsPrepare food items for customers using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner.Change set-up station with pre-determined mis en place required to service the required prepared items.Complete the storeroom requisition for items needed.Ensure all equipment is ready for use.Ensure that line is ready for service.Prep additional items to bring counts back up to par.
Education/ExperienceMust be 18 years of age or older.
High school or equivalent education required.Certified cook or higher level preferred.RequirementsMust be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.Must possess basic computational ability.
Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers and kitchens.Must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours per day.Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery.
Ability to physically handle knives, pots, mirrors, or other display items as well transport up to 50 pounds to every area of the kitchen. Ability to perform cutting skills on work surfaces, topped with cutting boards.
Ability to physically self-demonstrate culinary techniques.Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.Communicate with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
Work EnvironmentMust be able to work effectively in a stressful environment, communicate with others, effectively deal with customers and accept constructive criticism from supervisors.Must be able to change activity frequently and cope with interruptions.Salamander Resort & Spa is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace, and participates in E-Verify.
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