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Omni Hotels & Resorts - Austin, TX

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  • Company
    Omni Hotels & Resorts Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Location
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
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Job Description


To ensure all prep items are prepared and stored to specifications.


* Communicate with the Chef to learn daily work tasks and their coordination, and complete daily prep list.

* Prepare soups, sauces, vegetables, roast meats, and cook-to-order items in accordance with established specifications and standardized recipes.

* Perform work assignments to meet proper quantities within a necessary time frame of banquet events.

* Communicate with all line cooks daily for proper pars and production requirements when needed in specified workstations.

* Maintain a positive and professional attitude in stressful situations

* Have a basic understanding of weights and measures using grams and kilograms. Proper working knowledge of a digital scale.

* Prepare all items on prep list following standard procedure or otherwise told by supervisor.

* Maintain high quality at all times. Inspect all food products for quality when working on prep list and service line.

* Check portion control, weights and counts prior to function.

* Fire all food for service and to serve on line.

* Maintain/check cooking times and temperatures.

* Follow all storage procedures when taking food out of walk-in and when returning food to walk-in.

* Maintain cleanliness of work area at all times.

* Keep walk-in, prep area and equipment up to Health Department and EcoSure standards at all time.

* Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers.

* Date all food containers and rotate as per Omni hotel standards, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.

* Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages.

* Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.

* Cooperate with other cooks to prepare events or special requirements on meals.

* Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

* Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

* Have a basic understanding of weights and measures using grams and kilograms. Proper working knowledge of a digital scale.


* Prepares all food items according to standard recipes and as specified on guest check to ensure consistency of product

* Work cohesively with entire culinary staff as part of a team.

* Maintain food preparation handling and correct storage standards.

* Support procedures for food & beverage portion and waste controls.

* Maintain all coolers and freezers, prep area and equipment up to State of Florida Health Department codes at all times.

* Basic math skills needed to understand and implement recipes and measurements.

* Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.

* 1 year minimum work related experience is required.

* Work related education is preferred but not required.

* Must have food safety certification.

Physical Requirements:

* Good eye/hand coordination needed to use all kitchen equipment

* Sufficient manual dexterity needed in hands to operate knives, spatulas, tongs, etc.

* Position requires bending, continuous standing, pushing, pulling carrying & lifting up to 70 lbs

* Ability to work standing up in a confined area for long periods of time in order to perform the essential functions

Working Environment:

* Interior of hotel in restaurant and kitchen areas with exposure to humidity, steam and extreme temperatures

* Exposure to food and beverage hazardous cleaning chemicals

* Exposure to food items and beverages

Tools & Equipment:

* Cooking utensils and equipment, pots, pans, slicer, knives, VCM, robot coups, blenders, burr mixers

* Ovens, grills, stoves, flat tops, salamanders, tilt skillets, and digital scales.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. The following link provides more information regarding the Federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment: