Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Cook in Tacoma, Washington

Position Description ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare and plate food in a cost effective and efficient manner, including Food prepared and served in accordance with recipes, photos and menus. Inspect food before being served to guests to ensure consistent quality and guest delivery Sets up for meals by ensuring proper amounts are in place for forecasted covers, special functions, and any reservations As requested, creates food and beverage requisitions to meet estimated demand Ensures consistency in portion As requested, completes inventory and restocks Prepares work checklist and/or completes work/shift checklist and organizes work stations for each shift Ability to manage and cost control food budget Adheres to safety and security standards, including Work area and equipment is cleaned, maintained and organized Ensuring proper equipment operation Working knowledge of state and local health laws relating to sanitation and food storage and handling Follow any internal, state and local health laws/guidelines/procedures to ensure food and beverage safety for guests Ensure kitchen is readied for next shift Responsible for labeling and dating all items placed in walk and/or reach-ins Receive passing score on inspections Aligns with the "Be Our Guest" service standards to build and reinforce skills that create a lasting service culture that provides caring, comfortable and consistent experiences. Gives personal attention, takes personal responsibility and uses teamwork when providing guest service Listens, apologizes with empathy, finds a solution and follows through when resolving guest problems Provides genuine hospitality and teamwork on an ongoing basis Assumes the responsibility to notice when the guest is not satisfied and works to resolve Performs other duties required to provide the service brand behavior and genuine hospitality REQUIREMENTS: Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years cooking experience Works well independently or as part of a team Strong attention to detail Ability to create and manage the budget process Commitment to exceptional guest service Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude when handling all situations Adhere to the policies and procedures of the hotel Ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays and weekends Demonstrated technical skills for the food and beverage area Appropriate permits, where applicable (i.e., beverage server) PHYSICAL DEMANDS Long hours are sometimes required, ability to work flexible schedule Ability to stand for long periods of time Ability to lift 25 pounds on a regular basis and push or pull up to 75 pounds Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment OTHER INFORMATION We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and make employment decisions without regard to age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected class. Our locations are drug-free and pre-employment drug tests are required. Background checks are also required before employment begins. We participate in E-Verify and those who are ineligible to work in the United States will not be considered. Brand Radisson Our locations are drug-free and pre-employment drug tests are required. Background checks are also required before employment begins. We participate in E-Verify and those who are ineligible to work in the United States will not be considered. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and make employment decisions without regard to age, race, religion, national origin, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation and gender identity or any other protected class.