Cook 1 / Lead Cook

Cook 1 / Lead Cook

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Posted June 14, 2022

The Doubletree BWI is now hiring a Breakfast Cook! Must have a passion for cooking and be able to keep up in a fast paced environment.

Job overview

The Company operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting and ending times, and hours worked in a week. 

The Cook 2 (Line Cook) is responsible forcost effective preparation ofquality food in safeand efficientcompliance with proper food preparation and handling, policies and procedures, brand standards, and federal, state and local regulations.

What you will be doing

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Consistent safe and sanitary food storage, preparation and cooking.Monitor and control maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment. Adherence to all safety protocols including handling and transportation of foods and knife work.
  • Recognize and follow quality standards for meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and grains, including proper storage of these items. Effectiveutilization of leftovers and control of waste.
  • Understand and ability to properly use seasonings for a range of culturally diverse foods. Knowledge of common food allergens and their substitutes.
  • Cook using a repertoire of cooking methods including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying, and baking.
  • Produce from scratch menu quality food in appropriateportion size, cutand quantity. Ensures all food is prepared and presented in accordance with appropriate recipes, presentations and with guest orders. Acknowledge any special requests and prepare the menu item accordingly.
  • Safe use of supplies and equipment.
  • On time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform.
  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.
  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests, vendors and associates.
  • Report any incidents of guest dissatisfaction or unusual matters of significance to manager / supervisor so that corrective measures may be taken.
  • Comply with policies and procedures. Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures. Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned. Check with manager / supervisor before leaving work area for any reason.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned. Participate in task forces and committees as requested.
  • Any other tasks / duties as requested by management.

Requirements

The Company may consider equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, skills and abilities cited below.

Education and Experience:

  • High school education plus schoolingin culinary arts or related major.
  • One or more years of related experience.
  • Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and provide friendly guest service.
  • Ability to understand and comply with proper food preparation, cooking, handling and storage.
  • Ability to understand and comply with kitchen sanitation, safety and equipment usage.
  • Ability to timely compile facts/figures, identify and investigate issues and resolve basic matters.
  • Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures.
  • Ability to operate a phone and other office equipment.
  • Attention to details with good organizational and efficient time management skills.
  • Consistent professional attitude and behavior with effective listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient.
  • Ability to satisfy the legal requirements for employment within the jurisdiction.
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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Baltimore - BWI Airport

260 Room Hotel

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a Top 10 Hotel Management Team and "hospitality employer of choice!"

At A Glance

The newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore - BWI Airport boasts a new lobby and a fully refurbished bar and restaurant. Our hotel is located in an office park, convenient to businesses in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC. 

Guests can begin their visit with our signature warm Chocolate Chip Cookie. In each guest room guests will find a luxurious Sweet Dreams® bed, a spacious work area, 37-inch HDTV and complimentary WiFi. After a good night's sleep, we invite our guests to start their day with our Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast™. We also have Eden’s Landing restaurant to sample American dishes with a regional twist for breakfast, lunch and dinner or to relax with a cocktail and an appetizer.

We are ready to host a business meeting, wedding or special event in our 10,000 sq. ft. conference center. Our experienced catering and banquet staff provide the perfect setting for any occasion. Our 24-hour business center, A/V support and complimentary WiFi in public areas help ensure a successful event.

  • Hotel rooms near BWI; complimentary shuttle to and from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
  • Located 8.2 miles from M & T Bank Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens
  • Full-service hotel restaurant near BWI airport
  • 10,000 sq. ft. of ballroom and Baltimore meeting room space
  • Multilingual staff to accommodate international travelers