Cook

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis
Annapolis, MD

Posted June 23, 2022

Cook

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Job Overview

To ensure food is cooked in accordance with established standards in order to provide optimal customer service.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Prepares all food items according to standard recipes and/or as specified on guest check.
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product and portion control size.
  • Keeps all refrigeration, storage and working areas in clean and in proper working condition.
  • Prepares requisition for supplies and food items for production in the workstation. Reads and employs math skills to appropriately prepare items according to recipes.
  • Performs any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor to adhere to health standards.
  • Keep floor dry and clean to avoid slip/fall accidents.
  • Perform other duties as requested, such as moving supplies and equipment, cleaning up unexpected spills.

Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking.
  • Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.
  • Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e. stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, fryers, steamers, kettles, etc.
  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Ability to read and write the English language in order to complete requisitions, read recipes and communicate with other employees.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity of hands in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e. knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 200 lbs.
  • Ability to stand and work continuously in confined spaces.
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.

Other Expectations

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. This includes nights, weekends and/or holidays.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).
  • Employee is always required to take on the responsibility and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.
  • Complies with health and safety rules, regulations and procedures to maintain a safe environment.

Qualifications

  • Any combination of education training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Culinary or Apprenticeship program preferred.
  • Ability to obtain any government required licenses or certificates.
  • Cooking experience required.
  • Additional language ability preferred.

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive full-time benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, pet discount program, identity theft protection, pre-paid legal support, flexible spending accounts, matched 401K, life, critical accidental or illness, short- & long-term disability, paid time off, wellness programs, wonderful hotel discounts and much more!

Spire Hospitality is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer.

The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

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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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis

219 Room Hotel

At A Glance

Whether you are staying with us for business or leisure, no one can offer the best of Annapolis quite like DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis. We’re within walking distance of Annapolis Towne Centre and its unique shopping and dining options. A short ride via the hotel’s complementary shuttle takes you to Historic Annapolis and the waterfront, where you can find the sailing capital of the world and the freshest seafood you’ll ever eat, plus a lively music scene and more terrific shopping. We’re also close to Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore/Washington International, and with two electric vehicle charging stations at our Annapolis hotel it’s easier to travel around.

Our rooms are great to relax or work in, with our Sweet Dreams® bedding, complimentary WiFi and ergonomic desk chairs. Suites include a king-sized bed, larger seating area with sofa bed, a kitchenette and upgraded bathrooms with a whirlpool tub and glass shower. Ports of Call, our on-site restaurant, serves a hot breakfast every morning as well as lunch and dinner specials. We also offer in-room dining and a 24-hour café for your convenience.

Our business center is open 24/7. We have 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space for groups of 4-400, plus a dedicated meetings coordinator and an award-winning chef.

Join us at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis. We will greet you with one of our signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie and follow up with one of the best experiences you will ever have.