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Start Your Hospitality Career with Wyndham Worldwide

Job ID: 
1715547
Job Function: 
Hotel/Resort Operations
Food & Beverage
Location: 
Galveston, Texas United States
Brand / Resort: 
Wyndham Grand Hotels and Resorts
Schedule: 
On-Call

Cook

20 Oct 2017
Job Title:  Cook -On Call
Req #:
Location: Hotel Galvez
Brand:  WHG
 
For more than 100 years, Hotel Galvez & Spa has been pleasing guests from around the world with elegant décor, luxurious service, scenic Gulf Coast event space, and a majestic location across from the water. Old world style and grace embody every detail, with upscale modern amenities to please today's most discerning travelers. In fact, our AAA 4-Diamond property is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast and renowned as one of the finest Galveston hotels on the beach.
 
Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a Cook to work at our beautiful Hotel Galvez & Spa property in Galveston, TX.  This position is responsible for preparing all food items, based on standardized recipes, for all food outlets including Banquets, while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio


Qualifications
 
 
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.
  • Complete necessary food and station preparation prior to the opening of the restaurant in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Restaurant and Room Service operating hours.
  • Proficiency in the following cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, sauté, braising, roasting and par-cooking.
  • Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary environment in all areas of kitchen, including storage areas and equipment.
  • Follow all Health Department and Company regulations in regards to food and storage standards and safety.
  • Prepare food for Banquets, as required, following specifications on Banquet Event Orders.
  • Prepare and display buffet food items according to the hotel standards.
  • Prepare and service food for the Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Breakdown buffets and kitchen line, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
  • Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
  • Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
  • Use Production Charts as specified by hotel’s standards.
  • Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that is in need of help.
  • Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.
     
    Basic Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Culinary experience required.
  • Culinary education a plus.

This position requires availability to work weekends and holidays.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • ServSafe certification.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a high volume kitchen.
  • Experience with fine dining cuisine.
 
Physical requirements:
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift
  • Ability to withstand temperature variations both hot and cold.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment. 
     
    Wyndham Hotel Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V)

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