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Cook I - The Revere Room and Event & Banquets

General Information

Country/Region
United States of America
Province/City
Montecito, CA
Location
Rosewood Miramar Beach
Department
Food & Beverage - Culinary
Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Job Description

Overview: Work as part of the culinary team to produce lunch & dinner menu items, including items pertaining to diets, tray line needs, and special events.  Work closely with the Chef, Sous Chefs, and the Culinary Team to ensure that the company dining needs are met in a timely manner and assist in supervising and teaching prep cooks the proper handling techniques of food, equipment, and food prep.

  

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers, and various other kitchen equipment.
  • Assume 100% responsibility for the quality of products served.
  • Know and comply consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and kitchen rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food products at line stations to ensure a smooth service period.
  • Portion food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary workstation area, including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range, and refrigeration equipment.
  • Prepare items for broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing, or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning, and/or marinating.
  • Follow proper plate presentation and garnish setup for all dishes.
  • Handle, store, date, and rotate all products as per policies, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages, and return all food items not used to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables;
  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss, and usage per policies.

 

Requirements:

  • Maintain a professional and courteous manner whilst at work.
  • Be known for being honest, reliable, confidential, and trustworthy.
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures
  • Report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to the manager and complete safety training and certifications.
  • Ensure guest and employee privacy and security by respecting confidential information.
  • Anticipate and address guests' service needs.
  • Be proactive, ask questions, and be responsible for the action or lack thereof.
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional
  • Speak with others using clear and professional language.         
  • Carry out any reasonable requests made by the manager and other management team members in a timely manner.
  • Weekends and holidays are required.

Experience: Minimum two years experience in kitchen preparation and cooking for a 4- or 5-star hotel or restaurant.

 

Education: High school diploma and culinary background.

 

General Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills; able to work quickly and accurately at all times; adaptable to a range of activities on any given day – an effective team worker; prioritize, organize, and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good directions thoroughly; understand a guest’s service needs; work with minimal supervision; maintain the confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.

 

Technical Skills: Thorough knowledge of all kitchen services and amenities; ability to follow directions and provide clear directions to others.

 

Language: Required to speak, read, write English, and do basic mathematics. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.


Licenses and Certifications: Serv Safe Management Certification or Food Handlers Certification required

Physical Requirements: Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting food and kitchen items, endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, and reach up and down. Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Ability to bend, lift, and carry heavy objects up to 30 lbs.

The pay scale for this position is between $21.63 and $22.13/hour. This is the pay range for this position that the Hotel reasonably expects to pay.

About Us

Situated on one of the most beautiful and exclusive beaches in Southern California, Rosewood Miramar Beach is located in Santa Barbara’s picturesque Montecito community. The 16 acre residential-style estate is designed with style, grace and glamour featuring 161 ultra-luxury guest-rooms and suites, including beachfront accommodations, a collection of signature suites and multi-bedroom bungalows. Amenities include Sense, A Rosewood Spa, a state-of-the-art fitness studio, two cabana-lined pools and bespoke beach service on the sandy shores of Miramar Beach. Home to six unique dining venues, Rosewood Miramar Beach is a popular culinary destination for locals and visitors alike, with its beachfront restaurant, al fresco beach bar, sophisticated cocktail lounge, casual poolside dining experience and delightful poolside ice cream shop serving classic American fare. Expansive indoor and outdoor event space, totaling approximately 28,000 square-feet, includes the Chandelier Ballroom with over 6,500-square-feet, and the Great Lawn, which offers infinite ocean views. Attentive Estate-Style™ service makes Rosewood Miramar Beach the perfect destination for celebrating life’s moments in highly personalized settings. Rosewood Miramar Beach is owned by Caruso and managed by Rosewood Hotels and Resorts.