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Cook 2- Americana Kitchen

Company: Loews Hotels & Co.
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Recently opened in November of 2022, Loews Hotels & Co welcomes the new Loews Coral Gables Hotel. In partnership with Agave Holdings and part of the Plaza Coral Gables development project, the hotel will feature 242 guestrooms, 15,000 square feet of meeting space, event deck with a pool, signature restaurant, lounge and more.

Loews Coral Gables will be the second South Florida property for Loews Hotels & Co, building upon the momentum of the 790 room Loews Miami Beach Hotel, a market leader for more than two decades.

The Plaza Coral Gables, located just four blocks south of the Miracle Mile, will showcase the hotel, office space, residential units and retail.

Job Specific

* Sets up and organizes work area with all necessary supplies and equipment
* Receives, inspects, rotates all food products to ensure fresh, high quality ingredients are used
* Prepares and stores raw food products properly
* Follows standardized recipes in the preparation and cooking of menu items
* Adheres to established portion control guidelines, minimizes waste
* Plates cold foods according to established plating/presentation guidelines
* Monitors finished product to ensure food is served promptly, notifies supervisor of any delays in service
* Ensures that a quality product is prepared and served in a timely manner
* Follows all Governmental Food Sanitation Standards at all times
* Monitors refrigeration and holding temperatures, cleans and sanitizes work surfaces, washes hands frequently
* Uses knives, slicers, mixers, choppers, grinders and all other equipment in a safe manner according to the manufactures recommendations
* Notifies Supervisor of and equipment malfunction or safety hazard immediately
* Provides Steward with timely notification of need for clean dishes, pots, pans etc.
* Returns cooking utensils to pot wash area, informs Steward of any HOT items
* Cleans and breaks down work area, returns all unused ingredients to proper storage at end of shift
* Ensures that all closing side work is complete, cooking equipment is turned off and kitchen is secure at end of shift
* Other duties as assigned

General

* Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
* Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or areas of concern
* Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow employees
* Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
* Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
* Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
* Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
* Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
* Recycles whenever possible
* Remains current with hotel information and changes
* Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards

Qualifications

* High School Diploma, or its equivalent
* Post Secondary culinary training/certification as "Cook" from a recognized culinary training school +One year experience cooking in an upscale, high volume hotel or freestanding restaurant or equivalent
* Thorough knowledge and understanding of Food Service Sanitation Standards
* Thorough knowledge and understanding of standard kitchen equipment and its use
* Ability to stand, stoop, bend; lift and carry up to 50 pounds
* Ability to read, write and speak English
* Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays

Job Type: Full-time

Shift:
* 8 hour shift
Weekly day range:
* Weekend availability

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Loews Hotels & Co., Miami , Cook 2- Americana Kitchen, Other , Miami, Florida

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