Prep Cook – Fenway Hotel

Department: Culinary

Reports to: Executive Chef

Status: Exempt

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About The Fenway Hotel

Now Hiring at the Fenway Hotel! It’s time to write your own tune with us and join the band at Dunedin’s very own jazz inspired boutique hotel. Can you sing along? Apply today! The Fenway Hotel overlooks the beautiful Dunedin Channel offering views of breathtaking sunsets and gorgeous Florida waters. This Historic Jazz inspired property is a part of the Marriott Autograph Collection group. We’ve created a homage to Dunedin’s rich music history and a destination for those to get carried away in their own verse. If you share our passion, we look forward to hearing from you.

Overview of the role

The Prep Cook will be responsible for preparing the kitchen in 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 Luminary & Co service standards and Mainsail Lodging & Development standards.

What you have

  • Minimum 1 year working in a kitchen setting
  • High school diploma, equivalent or higher
  • Excellent communication skills, both written an verbally
  • Basic culinary skills in cooking, baking, pastry, sauce work, and knife skills
  • Ability to work in a clean, organized, orderly manner
  • A sense of ownership in everything that you do
  • Servsafe certification, or ability to attain certification
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience working on a team and being a team player

What you’ll do

  • Follow and execute recipes to prepare food items for meal service
  • Basic vegetable preparations – peeling, slicing, dicing, and portioning
  • Basic sauce preparation: stocks, salad dressings, sauces, vinaigrettes
  • Bulk cooking of food items to include braised and cooked meats, soups, and side dish items
  • Minor butchering – process poultry, meat, and seafood
  • Preparation of baked goods and pastry items
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of kitchen coolers in order to properly store prepped items
  • Stock kitchen supplies in specified areas and ensure organization
  • Keep kitchen setting in a clean and organized state, to include trash disposal and dish pit duties
  • Other necessary duties as reasonably assigned by manager

Physical Demand

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend
  • Ability to lift, pull 50 lbs
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to work long hours as needed

Mental Demands

  • Make sound judgments quickly
  • 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 property, the resort, 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

Mainsail Lodging & Development is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Mainsail’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal state and/or local law. Mainsail Lodging & Development maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Date Posted:
May 30, 2023

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