Hotel Prep Cook

Job Description

We are looking for an ambitious Prep Cook to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen. We need a team player with good communication skills. Someone who is patient and has the ability to stay calm under pressure. You must be able to work any day of the week including weekends, holidays and shifts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set-up and prepare food orders in accordance with pre-established recipes/menus
  • Maintain kitchen in a clean and organized manner to facilitate high volume production. Ensure equipment and kitchen cleanliness
  • Handle and store food in accordance to all required sanitary codes
  • Coordinate with supervisor for all Banquet functions and special orders
  • Abide by and follow all federal, state and local Health Department and company codes and regulations
  • Check with Executive Chef daily for any special products or preparation
  • Acknowledge all guests and respond promptly to their needs, however busy and whatever time of day. Ensure unresolved incidents are reported to Manager/Supervisor
  • Familiarity with all hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately
  • Contribute to the team's success by accomplishing tasks and assisting with projects as needed
  • Maintain knowledge and compliance with departmental policies, service procedures, and standards
  • Availability during peak operating times, ie: Weekends, Holidays and Special Events
  • Work as a team member to ensure our guests have the best possible experience
  • Understand company's emergency procedures and be able to apply them when necessary
  • Report any incidents, property damage or injuries immediately to Manager/Supervisor
  • Attend department meetings and training sessions as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager and/or Supervisor
  • Support Southern Management's Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Comply with Southern Management's policies and procedures

Skills Required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Compute basic arithmetic and mathematical calculations
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound leadership and managerial skills
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high-pressure situations while maintaining composure and guest satisfaction

Key Performance Indicators

  • Exhibits the following performance expectations:
  • Teamwork
  • Dependability
  • Communication
  • Understands Role, Responsibilities and Job Skills
  • Time Management and Planning
  • Quality of Work
  • Safety
  • Adhere to response time policy
  • Adhere to schedule/work hours
  • Cooperate professionally with other departments to accomplish the goals of the department
  • Resolve concerns in a timely, courteous, professional manner. Communicate solutions to involved parties and follow up [as appropriate, within 24 or 48 hours]
  • Work is completed in a timely, professional manner, based on expectations and deadlines
  • Accuracy of prepared items

Equipment and kitchen are clean and organized

The Benefit of Benefits:

Hourly rate is only part of the employment equation. Benefits add significant dollars to your total compensation package and greatly improve your quality of life. Southern offers one of the best benefits packages in the industry.

Southern provides:

  • Health and Dental Insurance for you, your spouse and/or immediate family at a remarkably low cost
  • Dollars back on eye exams, lenses and frames
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurances
  • A Pension Retirement Plan
  • Leave: paid holidays, paid time off, pay for bereavement/funereal leave and jury duty
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Continuing Education
  • Rental Discounts at our apartment-home communities
  • Uniforms and weekly cleaning services for service team members

At reduced rate additional cost, you can customize your package to include: Long Term Care, AFLAC, MET Life Home/Auto, Section 125, 401K Plan, 401K Roth

Benefit eligibility is dependent on Team Member Status and benefits differ depending on whether your status is full-time (40 hrs/week), modified full-time (30-39 hrs/week), or part-time (1-29 hrs/week). All benefits are subject to cancellation and/or change at any time.


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