Loews Hotels has recently acquired the Hotel 1000, our first property in Seattle, and we are currently seeking a Cook to join the team. The culinary team will play a pivotal role in the successful transition of the hotel. We will transition the property as Hotel 1000, operated by Loews Hotels and Resorts, while planning lobby and guest room renovations.
Hotel 1000 consists of 120 guest rooms, approximately 12,000 square feet of meeting space, a full-service spa, virtual Golf Club, and popular BOKA Restaurant + Bar. The property is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, steps from the waterfront along Elliott Bay, and conveniently centered near Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, the business district and lively and historic Pioneer Square.
Assists Cook l with preparation of raw food items prior to cooking. Prepares food items to order, according to approved standardized recipes. Plate’s food for service, according to established plating/presentation criteria. Ensures that all food served is of the highest quality and that it is served to the guest in a timely manner.
-Sets up and organizes work area with all necessary supplies and equipment
-Receives, inspects, rotates all food products to ensure that only fresh, high quality ingredients are used
-Prepares and stores raw food products prior to cooking and service
-Follows standardized recipes in the preparation and assembly of cold menu items Adheres to established portion control guidelines, minimizes waste
-Plates cold foods according to established plating/presentation guidelines
-Monitors finished product waiting for server pick up 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 and equipment malfunction or safety hazard immediately
-Provides Steward with timely notification of need for clean dishes, pots, pans etc.
-Returns soiled pot, pans and cooking utensils to pot wash area, informs Steward of any HOT items
-Cleans and breaks down work area, returns all unused 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 shift
-Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma, or its equivalent
-Post Secondary culinary training/certification as "Cook" from a recognized culinary training school +One year experience cooking in an upscale, high volume hotel or freestanding restaurant or equivalent
-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.
Loews Hotels is a vibrant collection of one-of-a-kind hotels with distinct personalities. Each hotel and resort offers high-quality accommodations, impressive surroundings, personalized service, and thoughtful amenities for a luxurious guest experience. As a company we care about our guests, our community and our team members.
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels manages properties in most major markets in the U.S. and Canada. Each property goes beyond Four Diamond standards to provide guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local travel experience at a great value. Loews Hotels boast prime locations in the cities of New York, Washington DC, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, Philadelphia, Annapolis, Montreal, and Quebec City, as well as world-renowned vacation destinations such as Miami's South Beach, Universal Orlando, New Orleans, Tucson, St. Pete Beach, and California's Coronado Island. Loews has established some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road.
At Loews Hotels, our team members' commitment to our guests and dedication to our communities is cherished. We seek genuine individuals who are able to engage and delight our guests by providing Four Diamond AND MORE service. We invest in training and development opportunities for all team members, so they may grow and develop as individuals. We embrace diversity at our core and offer the opportunity for all team members to reach their potential as professionals. At Loews Hotels, we seek to create a dynamic culture that makes work interesting, challenging, fulfilling and fun.
As part of our commitment to our team members, Loews Hotels is proud to offer competitive compensation and benefit plans tailored to each marketplace. These include:
- Pay that meets or exceeds area standards
- Retirement (401-K) and incentive plans
- Medical and dental coverage
- Short and long-term disability
- Life insurance
- Holiday and vacation pay
- Team member assistance plans
- Career development programs
- Tuition reimbursement programs
Loews Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work culture, M/F/D/V