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Cook

Company: Innisbrook Resort
Location: Palm Harbor
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Participate in all the aspects of food preparation for different food and beverage operations within the resort.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


-Prepare food items for customers using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner.
-Change set-up station with pre-determined mise en place required to service the required prepared items.
-Set up station with predetermined mise en place required to service all stations.
-Assist in the FIFO procedures and product handling within the department.
-Practice sanitation and safety daily to ensure the total customer satisfaction.
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:

-Consult with Chef on a daily basis as well as with other departments that are directly related to the Food & Beverage Department.
-Participate in long range planning.
-Participate, support and make recommendations for ongoing hotel programs with continuous improvement in networking.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High school or equivalent education required. Certified cook or higher level preferred.

REQUIREMENTS


-Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
-Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
-Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
-Must possess basic computational ability.
-Ability to read recipes and follow their instructions.
-Ability to create appropriate buffet displays up to 5-6 feet in height and the ability to set up, maintain and breakdown same
-May be required to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


-Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10--F) and kitchens (+110--F), possibly for one hour or more.
-Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day. Walking and standing are required the rest of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
-Ability to physically handle knives, pots, mirrors, or other display items as well as grasp, lift and carry same from shelves and otherwise transport up to 50 pounds to every area of the kitchen. Ability to perform cutting skills on work surfaces, topped with cutting boards, 3 to 4 feet in height (banquet kitchen, prep kitchen, bake shop, etc.). Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery, to include slicers, buffalo chopper, grinders, mixers, and other kitchen related equipment.
-Ability to physically self-demonstrate culinary techniques, i.e., cutting, cooking principles, plate presentation, safety and sanitation practices.
-Ability to create, build, handle, and dismantle displays up to 8 feet high, including ice carvings.
-The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
-Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
-Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
-Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. occasionally.
-Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks occasionally.
-Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
-Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
-Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
-Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT


-Must be able to work effectively in a stressful environment, communicate with others, effectively deal with customers and accept constructive criticism from supervisors.
-Must be able to change activity frequently and cope with interruptions.

CERTIFICATES/LICENSES

Ability to obtain and maintain any government required license.

EOE/DFWP

Keywords: Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Palm Harbor, Florida

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