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Lead Cook

Company: The Slate Hotel Denver - Tapestry by Hilton
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

City, State:

Denver, Colorado

The Slate Denver, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, was built in the landmark building that formerly housed the Emily Griffith Opportunity School. Located just steps from the Colorado Convention Center in the heart of downtown Denver, The Slate's vibrant destination is the cornerstone of Denver's newest and most intriguing gathering spot. This modern yet nostalgic property offers modern accommodations, fresh restaurant concept and unique meeting space. Come join our team and be a part of history!

Pay rate $22/hour

The purpose of a Lead Cook is to prepare and cook food that is consistent with the hotel's standards and quality.
A lead cook operates under a chef in a restaurant or a food establishment. They will be responsible for carrying out the duties assigned by the Chef of the kitchen. This includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Banquets, and/or Room Service.

--- Is knowledgeable of all menu items on scheduled shift (am/pm).
--- Duties will also include prep work, cleaning.
--- Prepares all ingredients for the shift before service begins.
--- Operates station in an efficient, safe manner.
--- Ability to work under light supervision and still ensure a fully prepped, clean and timely executed station.
--- Practices serve-safe methods in preparing, cooking, holding and storing of all food items.
--- Knowledgeable of cooking procedures, Food that are cooked in broilers, fryers and grills. Is familiar with producing
specials, saut--, soups, and sauces.
--- Responsible for producing excellent quality.
--- Must be able to multi task.
--- Follows opening and closing procedures.
--- Able to work in a high pace and hot environment
--- Able to work all shifts and holidays.
--- Be able to self-motivate in work environment.
--- Proper handling, storage of all food items.
--- Moderate knife skills.
--- Proper cooking techniques - along with timeliness
--- Maintains regular attendance, is consistently on time, and observes work, break and meal periods in compliance with standards.
--- Maintains high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include compliance with the dress code.
--- Performs any other duties as requested by supervisor.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
duties of the position.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies. Other competencies maybe required.
Associate demonstrates a high QUALITY of work:
--- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
--- Monitors own work to ensure quality.
--- Provides the best possible service to clients and customers.

Associate demonstrates acceptable PRODUCTIVITY standards
--- Meets or exceeds productivity standards.
--- Produces adequate volume of work efficiently in a specific time.

Associate demonstrates excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS
--- Responds to requests for service and assistance.
--- Demonstrates the desire and ability to provide high quality service to both internal and external customers.
--- Solicits customer feedback to improve service.

Associate demonstrates INITIATIVE
--- Asks for and offers help when needed.
--- Includes appropriate people in decision-making.

Associate demonstrates ACCOUNTABILITY for their job performance
--- Takes responsibility for own actions.
--- Performs work with little or no supervision; works independently.
--- Can be relied upon regarding task completion and follow up.

Associate demonstrates exemplary DEPENDABILITY / RELIABILITY
--- Can be relied upon regarding task completion and follow up.
--- Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

Keywords: The Slate Hotel Denver - Tapestry by Hilton, Denver , Lead Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Denver, Colorado

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