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Loews Hotels & Co Cook I in Tucson, Arizona

Relax and recharge at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, a top choice among Arizona luxury resorts. Whether you explore the best of Tucson or enjoy the stunning Catalina Mountain range, you can consider us your desert oasis. Welcome to a Sonoran Escape for the Senses.

Job Specific

  • Sets up and organizes work area with all necessary supplies and equipment

  • Receives, inspects, rotates all food products to ensure fresh, high quality ingredients are used

  • Prepares and stores raw food products properly

  • Follows standardized recipes in the preparation and cooking of menu items

  • Adheres to established portion control guidelines and minimizes waste

  • Plates foods according to established plating/presentation guidelines

  • Monitors finished product to ensure food is served promptly, notifies supervisor of any delays in service

  • Ensures that a quality product is prepared and served in a timely manner

  • Follows all Governmental Food Sanitation Standards at all times

  • Monitors refrigeration and holding temperatures, cleans and sanitizes work surfaces, washes hands frequently

  • Uses knives, slicers, mixers, choppers, grinders and all other equipment in a safe manner according to the manufactures recommendations

  • Notifies Supervisor of an equipment malfunction or safety hazards immediately

  • Provides Stewards with timely notification of needs for clean dishes, pots, pans etc.

  • Returns utensils to pot wash area, informs Steward of any HOT items

  • Cleans and breaks down work area, returns all ingredients to proper storage at end of shift

  • Ensures that all closing side work is complete, cooking equipment is turned off and kitchen is secure at end of shifts

  • Other duties as assigned

General

  • Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times

  • Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or areas of concern

  • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow team members

  • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards

  • Complies with required safety regulations and procedures

  • Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions

  • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area

  • Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules

  • Recycles whenever possible

  • Remains current with hotel information and changes

  • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent

  • Three + years cooking experience in upscale, high volume hotel or freestanding restaurant or post secondary culinary training/certification as "Cook" from a recognized culinary training school and two year hands on experience

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Food Service Sanitation Standards

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of standard kitchen equipment and its use

  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend; lift and carry up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co is rooted in deep heritage in the hotel industry and excellence in service. As one of the only independently owned family hotel companies, we know that hospitality comes from the heart.

Loews Hotels & Co owns and operates hotels and resorts across the U.S. and Canada. Located in major city centers and resort destinations, including multiple hotels in partnership with Universal Orlando Resort, Loews Hotels & Co features properties grounded in family heritage and dedicated to delivering unscripted guest moments, all with a locally handcrafted approach. We pride ourselves on the individuality and uniqueness of our offering.

Joining Loews Hotels & Co means not just gaining a job, it means becoming a part of a family. A family where Team Member growth and empowerment are part of our DNA and have been for decades. We offer progressive benefits including paid parental leave, 401K matching and travel benefits, and opportunities for ongoing learning and development. But beyond that, as a member of the Loews Hotels family, you are part of a culture of diversity and inclusion, one that works hard to protect our environment with eco-friendly and sustainability programs, and one that is always a good neighbor to their communities, supporting them in ways large and small. We welcome you to join us.

Loews Hotels & Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local law.

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