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Cook – Skybox Rooftop Bar

Department: Food + Beverage

Reports to: Food + Beverage Manager

Status: Non-Exempt

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The soon-to-open Residence Inn by Marriott® Tampa Wesley Chapel is located on the 120-acre campus of the Wiregrass Ranch Sports Complex of Pasco County.  Our hotel provides more space and more flexibility, so our guests can travel the way they love to live. 128 spacious suites with full kitchens, expansive outdoor spaces, an on-site market, and a robust, daily hot breakfast create a homelike atmosphere. The Skybox, the only rooftop bar in Wesley Chapel, features spectacular views, refreshing beverages, and small plates.

The Cook will be responsible for preparing the kitchen with a multitude of tasks to include the day to day preparation of the meals within all the F&B outlets and to continually uphold the standards in accordance to the Residence Inn By Marriott standards under the franchise of Mainsail Lodging & Development.

Status: Non – Exempt — $14/ hour + Benefits

Essential Functions

  • Prep ingredients daily for any upcoming specials and the regular menu
  • Understand the recipes for the restaurant and able to prepare dishes to standard on a consistent basis
  • Maintain a clean environment – general cleaning to include equipment, floors, walls, coolers, and freezers
  • Maintain inventory and inform manager when new items need to be ordered prior to them running out
  • Dishwashing – all Residence Inn kitchen team members wash dishes
  • Return pots and pans to the dish area for cleaning
  • Maintain a professional, presentable uniform and personal grooming
  • Able to effectively communicate with the team on a daily basis
  • Maintain a sense of ownership for the hotel / restaurant
  • Follow SafeStaff sanitary compliance throughout every area working in the kitchen
  • Basic vegetable prep to include peeling, slicing, dicing, and portioning
  • Basic sauce prep to include stocks, salad dressings, and vinaigrettes
  • Minor butchering – processing whole poultry and fish
  • Line cooking – working with other cooks
  • Plating dishes – presenting food for guest to the managers specifications
  • Ability to understand kitchen orders
  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Ability to perform all functions in the kitchen
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work long hours standing over hot stoves and grills
  • Ability to work as a team in a stressful, fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of different cooking recipes and all kitchen equipment
  • Able to make great quality food
  • Follow all safety procedures to include knife safety
  • Restock clean dishes, flatware and all cooking equipment to the appropriate storage areas
  • Maintain the kitchen work area in an orderly and clean condition
  • Follow proper hand washing procedures
  • Assist with plate up dinners
  • Stock supplies for the kitchen in specified locations
  • Sort and remove trash and clean the garbage cans / whales daily
  • Maintain trash area and place in proper area for pickup
  • Assist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and supplies

Qualification Standards

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent or higher
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a restaurant
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Corrected vision to normal range
  • Ability to use knives and kitchen machinery safely and effectively
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.
  • Ability to work long hours as needed

Mental Demands

  • Make sound judgments quickly
  • Ability to work with others in a high demand kitchen
  • Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
  • Able to work independently, take direction and provide direction to others
  • Manage differing personalities within the kitchen, the hotel and the community
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high pressure situations
  • Ability to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary

Career Information

Date Posted:
November 29, 2021

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