Position: Line Cook
Department: Food & Beverage
Reports To: Director of F&B/Restaurant Manager
The Hotel St. Regis in Detroit, MI is seeking an experienced line cook to join our kitchen team. This cook will be expected to accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups, sauces, and other hot food products as well as portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate presentation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot and cold menu items.
Previous Culinary experience
A solid display of safe handling knife skills.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION OR CERTIFICATION
Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. High School graduate or equivalent required.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk.
PERSONAL APPEARANCE AND HYGIENE
All Hotel St. Regis employees are expected to maintain a neat and presentable personal appearance dress in a clean and complete uniform and attend to their personal hygiene (i.e. showering, shaving, combing their hair, trimming and cleaning fingernails, etc.) before reporting to work each day. There can be no visible tattoos or piercings other than one per ear. Any employee not in compliance with the provisions of this section may be dismissed for the remainder of the workday. Time loss due to such action may not be made up or compensated for in any way.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the property. Employees are expected to report to work in a complete uniform as specified by the hotel. Clock-in using the time clock designated by the hotel no earlier than 5 minutes before scheduled time. Employee must be ready to work as soon as the clock-in is completed. At the end of the shift, check with immediate supervisor or manager for any additional work needed before leaving and clocking-out not more than 5 minutes after assigned departure time. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that they do not have any overtime hours unless specifically pre-authorized by their manager. Regular attendance in conformance with the standard, which may be established by the Hotel St. Regis 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. It is understood that the Hotel operates seven days per week, twenty-four hours a day and that shifts and hours will vary according to business demands.