Substitute Line Cook - InterContinental New York Barclay
**Job Number** R170136
**Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels**
Americas - United States - New York - New York
Do you see yourself as a Substitute Line Cook? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or just reading a good book, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
An icon of refined Manhattan elegance since 1926, the InterContinental New York Barclay re-opened in spring 2016, following an extensive renovation as the city's luxury hotel of choice. Located off Park Avenue in midtown east, The Barclay features 702 beautifully-designed guestrooms with 30 suites, an opulent Presidential Suite and Penthouse Sky Suite with 1,500 feet of outdoor space and Chrysler Building views. The hotel boasts 20,000 square feet of meeting space and two large ballrooms for New York's most memorable weddings, benefits, and galas. The Barclay offers a Club InterContinental. It's Gin bar and lounge with light dining, is a dynamic social hub in the hotel's expansive lobby. The "new" Barclay' embraces the hotel's distinctive legacy, while modernizing every detail.
Your day to day
Prepare meals in accordance with portion and quality standards specified in recipes. Control food for a respective section(s) usage to minimize waste.
Duties and Responsibilities
+ Advise supervisor of low inventory items or may order necessary food items. Assist in receiving items and taking inventory as needed.
+ Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include Sales and Marketing, Catering, Banquets, Outlets, Maintenance, and Guest Services. May occasionally interact directly with guests.
+ Assist in the training, scheduling and supervision of kitchen staff; ensure that all cook's duties have been performed during shift.
+ Prepare meals for respective section(s)(restaurant, outlets, etc.) and assist in all kitchen activities to ensure that guests receive high quality food items in a timely manner. Coordinate the smooth service in relation to the pass and pick-up of food.
+ Organize the day's prepping for the cooks and restaurants; supervise line set-up and prepping.
+ Maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meet or exceed the state and local Health Board inspection and hotel requirements.
+ Report all unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
+ May assist with other duties as assigned.
What we need from you
combination of education and food preparation experience.
This job requires ability to perform the following:
+ Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
+ Standing up and moving about the kitchen
+ Handling food, objects, products and utensils
+ Bending, stooping, kneeling
+ Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff or guests.
+ Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in the scheduling of the kitchen staff, or when keeping track of inventory.
+ This person utilizes problem solving and reasoning abilities
+ Mathematical skills, including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used frequently.
+ Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
+ May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.
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