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Careers at Marriott Orlando Downtown Marriott Orlando Downtown
Salary: HOUR USD

Location: Orlando, FL Orlando FL 32801 USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

Industry: Hospitality
Department: Kitchen
Career Level: Experienced
Work Hours: Full-time

Date Posted: 10 Oct 2018

Valid Through: 09 Nov 2018 17:26

We have transformed this hotel with a complete renovation and re-opened as the dazzling Marriott Orlando Downtown, conveniently located adjacent to the downtown UCF campus and nestled in the future Creative Village.  We are looking for a Lead Cook for our hotel that features 297 redesigned guest rooms and 15,992 square feet of sophisticated meeting accommodations.

Our Lead Cook has both a passion for the culinary arts, and the talent to lead a successful team.  They are energized by the fast paced bustle in the kitchen, supporting their team and ensure the kitchen runs with smooth efficiency.  Good under pressure, and always willing to fulfill special requests by the guest with a can-do attitude.

 Responsibilities:

  • Assists Culinary Management for the overall success of the daily kitchen operations.
  • Use your culinary expertise to lead the production, preparation and presentation of food for an exceptional guest experience.
  • Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Ensure effective co-operation between outlets and the kitchen.
  • Ensures personal and staff compliance with food handling, sanitation standards, performance levels, and teamwork communicated in the Cook Job Descriptions.
  • Able to perform all duties and functions of the Cook Job Description including but not limited to the following:
    • Prepare cold food, including preparing salads, cold sandwiches, condiments, and dressings.
    • Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers to prepare foods.
    • Be fully knowledgeable in all menu items and features including their garnish, contents and preparation methods. Answer questions from servers or guests as needed.
    • Be knowledgeable in all cooking methods including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying, and baking.
    • Ensures all food is prepared, cooked and presented in accordance with appropriate recipes, presentations and with guest orders.
    • Know common food allergens and their substitutes.
    • Acknowledge any special requests and prepare the menu items accordingly.
    • Manage guest orders in a friendly, timely and efficient manner.
    • Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
    • Disassemble and assemble kitchen equipment following safety procedures when cleaning.
    • Wash and disinfect kitchen area including tables, tools, knives, and equipment to ensure sanitary conditions and meet the departmental standards, including using sanitizers required by health department.
    • Recognize and follow quality standards for meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and grains, including proper storage of these items. Effective utilization of leftovers and control of waste.
    • Ensure compliance with food safety and handling policies and procedures i.e., use dates, temperature of appliances and food.
    • Adherence to all safety protocols including handling and transportation of foods and knife work.
    • Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures according to federal, state, local and company regulations.
    • Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances, food using thermostats and thermometers, including monitoring freezer systems, such as fans, drains, and doors, for proper operation, and report issues or problems to facility management.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Display a positive, hands on leadership style to attract, retain and motivate the associates
  • Train and support Cooks.
  • Help resolve problems and provide open communications to ensure an excellent work environment.
  • Ensures recognition is taking place across areas of responsibility.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.

 

Requirements:

  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance and objects in excess of 25 pounds with assistance.
  • Stand and walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule:  Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • 2 years Culinary experience
  • Previous Culinary Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Desired: 2-year degree from an accredited university in Food Service Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, or Business Administration
  • Must be able to work flexible work hours/schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

Marriott Orlando Downtown is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. M/F/V/D

Lead Cook - Orlando, FL

We have transformed this hotel with a complete renovation and re-opened as the dazzling Marriott Orlando Downtown, conveniently located adjacent to the downtown UCF campus and nestled in the future Creative Village.  We are looking for a Lead Cook for our hotel that features 297 redesigned guest rooms and 15,992 square feet of sophisticated meeting accommodations.

Our Lead Cook has both a passion for the culinary arts, and the talent to lead a successful team.  They are energized by the fast paced bustle in the kitchen, supporting their team and ensure the kitchen runs with smooth efficiency.  Good under pressure, and always willing to fulfill special requests by the guest with a can-do attitude.

 Responsibilities:

  • Assists Culinary Management for the overall success of the daily kitchen operations.
  • Use your culinary expertise to lead the production, preparation and presentation of food for an exceptional guest experience.
  • Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Ensure effective co-operation between outlets and the kitchen.
  • Ensures personal and staff compliance with food handling, sanitation standards, performance levels, and teamwork communicated in the Cook Job Descriptions.
  • Able to perform all duties and functions of the Cook Job Description including but not limited to the following:
    • Prepare cold food, including preparing salads, cold sandwiches, condiments, and dressings.
    • Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers to prepare foods.
    • Be fully knowledgeable in all menu items and features including their garnish, contents and preparation methods. Answer questions from servers or guests as needed.
    • Be knowledgeable in all cooking methods including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying, and baking.
    • Ensures all food is prepared, cooked and presented in accordance with appropriate recipes, presentations and with guest orders.
    • Know common food allergens and their substitutes.
    • Acknowledge any special requests and prepare the menu items accordingly.
    • Manage guest orders in a friendly, timely and efficient manner.
    • Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
    • Disassemble and assemble kitchen equipment following safety procedures when cleaning.
    • Wash and disinfect kitchen area including tables, tools, knives, and equipment to ensure sanitary conditions and meet the departmental standards, including using sanitizers required by health department.
    • Recognize and follow quality standards for meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and grains, including proper storage of these items. Effective utilization of leftovers and control of waste.
    • Ensure compliance with food safety and handling policies and procedures i.e., use dates, temperature of appliances and food.
    • Adherence to all safety protocols including handling and transportation of foods and knife work.
    • Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures according to federal, state, local and company regulations.
    • Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances, food using thermostats and thermometers, including monitoring freezer systems, such as fans, drains, and doors, for proper operation, and report issues or problems to facility management.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Display a positive, hands on leadership style to attract, retain and motivate the associates
  • Train and support Cooks.
  • Help resolve problems and provide open communications to ensure an excellent work environment.
  • Ensures recognition is taking place across areas of responsibility.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.

 

Requirements:

  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance and objects in excess of 25 pounds with assistance.
  • Stand and walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule:  Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • 2 years Culinary experience
  • Previous Culinary Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Desired: 2-year degree from an accredited university in Food Service Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, or Business Administration
  • Must be able to work flexible work hours/schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

Marriott Orlando Downtown is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. M/F/V/D

Job Details

Reference # 33744
Posted on 10 Oct 2018
Closes on 09 Nov 2018 17:26
Property name Marriott Orlando Downtown
Location(s) Orlando, FL
City Name
Department Kitchen
Career level Experienced
Hours/Status Full-time
Pay range ($low)
Pay range ($high)
Bonuses
Benefits We offer eligible associates Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability, 401(K) plan & our Hotel Room Discount Program.
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