Cook II for Banquets, IT, Relish, Oasis, J&G at The Phoenician

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/17/2016

The Phoenician, Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale, AZ
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Cook II for Banquets, IT, Relish, Oasis, J&G at The Phoenician Company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Méridien(R), Sheraton(R), Tribute Portfolio, Four Points(R) by Sheraton, Aloft(R), Element(R), along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels. The Company also boasts one of the industrys leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG(R)). Please visit for more information. The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Location The Phoenician, a AAA Five Diamond Award Winner, offers 643 rooms including The Canyon Suites, an exclusive all-suite boutique experience which has earned the coveted Five-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide both are inspired by a rich history of gracious hospitality. This resort experience is part of The Luxury Collection, a group of unique hotels and resorts offering exceptional service to an elite clientele. All of these hotels are internationally recognized as being among the world's finest. The Phoenician's 250 acre inspiration is situated at the base of Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our exclusive property also offers most anything for our discerning clientele: 9 sparkling pools for every taste and preference; The Centre for Well-Being, one of the country's premier resort spas; over 160,000 square feet of exceptional banquet space, and 9 unique dining experiences, including J&G Steakhouse, The Thirsty Camel, the Lobby Tea Court, In-Room Dining, Café & Ice Cream Parlor, Relish Burger Bistro, Oasis Pool Bar & Grill, and Il Terrazzo, where Contemporary Italian and regional classics abound. Department Job Description Cook II at The Phoenician - Banquets, Relish Burger Bistro, Il Terrazzo and J&G Steakhouse Hourly Wage / Non-Exempt / Full Time The Phoenician, A Luxury Collection resort, offers our Full Time Ambassadors exceptional benefits! Experience the exceptional that is The Phoenician. We are currently searching for culinary talent for various areas within our picturesque resort. Our banquet facilities offer unlimited opportunity for event creativity and culinary magic. We are also searching for culinary strength in our Il Terrazzo restaurant, Oasis Pool, J&G Steakhouse, and Relish Burger Bistro operations. The selected individuals will arrive with varied culinary skills acquired from different levels of operational exposure. We will consider all levels of culinary talent for our resort kitchens, but opportunities will vary according to availability. The ideal candidates will be committed to the culinary field and possess a true desire to be in the kitchen. Previous hands-on cooking experience working in a hotel / resort, restaurant, convention center, country club, or other full service operation strongly preferred. Due to the nature of our business, the selected candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. If you want to be part of one of the finest hotel companies in existence today, then make this the beginning of your journey. The Phoenician offers great opportunity for growth and development if one's performance and productivity consistently shine. If you are currently enrolled in culinary school, we'd like to take a look at your experience. Dont delay if you like what you read, be certain to apply today and begin your culinary journey! These are not your ordinary culinary opportunities they are extraordinary! Let us get to know you by submitting your application through our online process with Starwood Hotels and Resorts at If you are currently a Starwood Hotels & Resorts Associate, and you want your journey to continue, then please visit your Human Resources Department to obtain the necessary transfer paperwork. Once completed, please apply through StarwoodOne. Requirements POSITION PURPOSE Manage all aspects of the food production for restaurant, including food preparation according to the description. Adhere to sanitation practices. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AVERAGE ' OF TIME 80' Prepare food items for customers using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner. 15' Set up station with predetermined mise en place required to service all banquet functions. 5' Practice sanitation and safety daily to ensure the total customer satisfaction. Other: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established 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. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel's 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 manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel: Consult with Assistant Banquet Chef on a daily basis as well as with other departments that are directly related to the Food & Beverage Department. Participate in long range planning. Participate, support and make recommendations for ongoing hotel programs with continuous improvement in networking. SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities: Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must possess basic computational ability. * Ability to read recipes and follow their instructions. Ability to create appropriate buffet displays up to 5-6 feet in height and the ability to set up, maintain and breakdown same. Physical Demands Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10&176;F) and kitchens (+110&176;F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 5 hours per day. Walking and standing are required the rest of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task. * Ability to physically handle knives, pots, mirror