Pyramid Hotel Group

  • Line Cook/Prep Cook

    Hotel/Resort Name Crowne Plaza Danbury
    Posted Date 7 months ago(5/3/2019 9:03 AM)
    Location : Company Name
    Pyramid Hotel Group
    Location
    US-CT-Danbury
    Department
    Culinary
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    # of Openings
    2
    Requisition ID
    2019-5651
  • About Us

    Located just off Interstate 84, Crown Plaza Danbury—with its 243 guest rooms—is easily accessible to all the conveniences that Danbury, Connecticut has to offer. We are a great choice for companies large and small planning their next meeting or social event in western Connecticut, with our amazing 23,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space and the largest ballroom in Danbury. Not only is the Crown Plaza Danbury a great place to stay, it is an even better place to work and further your hospitality career. You owe it to yourself to see what a career at the our hotel can mean for you—apply today!

    Description

     

    Responsible for maintaining, setting up, food production and quality control of all meat, fish, fowl, sauces, stocks, seasonings and other food items prepared in the broiler and saute stations, as well as the grill and other stations as needed.    

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

    • Prepares all hot food items according to standard recipes and/or as specified on guest check to ensure consistency of product to the guest. Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items ideal for sautéing, in the preparation of all menu items.   Ensures daily production chart is properly filled out to standards.            
    • Checks and controls the proper storage of product (stocks and sauces needing special attention), and portion control size.            
    • Keep all refrigeration, storage and working areas in clean, working condition to comply with Health Department regulations.            
    • Ability to read and perform Use Record Specifications.            
    • Ensure all equipment in working areas is clean and in proper working condition.   
    • Practice "Teamwork" and "Clean as you go" policies.            
    • Prepares requisition for supplies and food items for production in the work station.
    • Reads and employs math skills to appropriately prepare items according to recipes, requires stamina for standing and strength for lifting and moving products.            
    • Ability and willingness to work all stations in the kitchen.            
    • Attend monthly departmental meetings.            

    Other:          

    Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Pyramid Hotel Groups from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.  Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.            

    Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel and must be flexible to perform the scheduled needs on a consistent basis.            

    Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Pyramid Hotel Groups rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of hotel facilities. Employees who violate Hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.                        

    SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:            

    In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.            

    • Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor to adhere to health standards.            
    • Comply with local health department standards, e.g., safe temperatures and sanitizing solution.   Keep floors dry and clean to avoid slip/fall accidents.  
    • Perform other duties as requested, such as moving supplies and equipment, cleaning up unexpected spills.  

    Requirements

      

    Requirements :

    • Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
    • Cooking experience required. Hot Line cooking preferred
    • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of sauté, baked and broiled cooking methods.
    • Knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation
    • Operating knowledge of kitchen equipment; stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, steamers, kettles, etc.
    • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes
    • Ability to complete requisitions, read recipes and communicate with other employees
    • Sufficient manual hand dexterity in order to use all kitchen equipment; knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.
    • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 400 lbs.
    • Ability to stand and work continuously in confined spaces
    • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges

    Ridgebury Café - breakfast café serving a full buffet and full menu daily 6am-11am. Egg knowledge and love a must! We are looking for the right person to prepare breakfast for our guests each morning to start their day off right!

    Hat City Tavern offers a full menu (gastropub meets American comfort food) Monday - Sunday 5pm-12am. Flexibility of line skills a must!

    Tons of room for culinary creativity and growth in this team!

    Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

    Salary: based on experience

    Required education:

    High school diploma preferred. Culinary or Apprenticeship program preferred.

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