Banquet Cook

Doubletree Hotel Chicago O'Hare Airport

Location: US - IL - Rosemont

Sep 13, 2017
Job Details

Prepare, cook and present a variety of hot and cold banquet food items as outlined in banquet function sheets and in accordance with established standards for quality, taste and presentation.

 Prepare, cook and present a variety of hot and cold banquet food items as outlined in banquet function sheets, in accordance with established standards for quality, taste and presentation, and in response to guest requests.

Plate, deliver and assist in set up of banquet food items.

Assist in all kitchen food production as assigned.

Control food cost by adhering to proper methods of food preparation and handling. This includes the proper storage, rotation and labeling of food and the effective use of leftover food. 

Consistently adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards.

Properly operate and maintain all kitchen equipment and maintain a clean work area. 

Adhere to health department and hotel sanitation and food handling guidelines.

Comply with all recipes, portion controls and product specifications. Visually inspect, select and use only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats and other food products.

Maintain effective communication with Kitchen and food and beverage management, service staff, and be responsive to training and instruction, and attend meetings as scheduled. 

Complete requisitions daily and comply with established storeroom and requisition procedures.

Adhere to safety, security and sanitation procedures, report and, if possible, correct hazards.

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

Ability to read, speak and understand the English language. Skill must be sufficient enough to understand and respond to guest requests and inquiries, and understand oral and written instructions and product labels.

Possess sufficient mathematical skills to follow product specifications, recipes, measurements, portion sizes, etc..

Possess good knowledge of food, and the ability to produce hot and cold banquet food items consistently high in quality, taste and presentation.

Ability to work in a variety of food preparation and cooking areas throughout kitchen.

Ability to operate all kitchen equipment, i.e. stoves, ovens, slicers, steamers, knives, kettles, etc..

Possess ability to visually inspect food for quality and freshness.

Ability to adhere to sanitation and food handling procedures/requirements.

Ability to stand and walk continuously during shift and to work in confined spaces.

Ability to compose and express thoughts in a clear and understandable way to ensure effective communications.

Ability to lift weights of up to 50 lbs. and push/pull/move load on hand cart/truck weighing 300 lbs..

Possess manual dexterity in hands and fingers to grab and hold a variety of items and operate all kitchen equipment (including knives).

Ability to perform duties in areas with extreme temperature ranges.

Ability to perform multiple activities often in stressful situations.

Excellent Compensation Package.  Free Medical  


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