Line Cook - Aloft Minneapolis Hotel

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  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 15 Aug, 2019

Job Description

Job Descriptions: Are you ready for a new adventure? Our Aloft Minneapolis Hotel can offer you just that! As a member of our RE: Fuel, you will have the opportunity to embrace the vibrant and savvy style that is the Aloft by ensuring guests have a clean and welcoming space during their stay. What are we looking for? + 1-4 years of experience as a line cook strongly preferred. + Additional experience working in banquet or hotel setting is preferred. What can we offer you? In addition to great pay, benefits, and awesome hotel stay discounts. Weekends can get pretty busy, so we do require weekend schedule availability to get started. The Line Cook is responsible for preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served, complying with all applicable sanitation, health and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures. The Line Cook is responsible for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud. Core Competencies: + Customer/Client Focus + Attention to Detail + Initiative + Thoroughness ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Core Responsibilities + Reviews menus prior to preparation of food + Prepares all menu and special items according to the specifications set forth by the Executive or Sous Chefs + Ensures that all food procedures are followed + Learns and executes all new menu items and regularly changing features + Effectively communicates with Front of the House staff to ensure an uncompromised guest experience + Uses proper sanitation and FIFO methods + Maintains quality and timeliness of food preparation throughout the shift + Portions all food items according to the menu and prescribed diet using scoops, ladles, and/or scales + Inventories food, supplies and equipment weekly; orders as needed + Ensures all temp logs and waste logs are maintained daily + Stocks kitchen at the end of each shift + Checks and maintains coolers and storage areas for cleanliness, quantity and quality of food products + Takes proper care of ranges, ovens, broilers, fryers, griddles, utensils, and other equipment + Receives, dates, and examines food and supplies to ensure quality and quantity meet established standards and specifications + Follows all safety and sanitation guidelines + Maintains, organizes and keeps work station clean + Cleans and maintains all kitchen equipment and report any faulty or broken equipment + Learns and consistently reviews the Food Allergens Log and Food Handlers Illness Guide + Completes other tasks and duties as assigned based on business needs 2. Customer Focus + Works as a team player and interacts with all internal and external customers in a friendly/efficient manner + Treats all guests in a manner that ensures their complete satisfaction + Strives to exceed guest expectations and meet brand standards 3. Accountability + Produces required volume of work by planning, organizing, and prioritizing work duties + Adheres to Sherman Associates attendance policy, grooming and appearance standards, general work rules, and department procedures + Maintains a clean and safe work environment, follows all procedures for guests and employee incidents and is knowledgeable for hotel emergency procedures + Attends all required department and hotel meetings Supervisory ResponsibilityThis position does not have supervisory responsibilities. Required Experience: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS• 1-3 years of cook experience required• Ability to communicate effectively and follow directions in a multi-lingual environment• Previous experience working in a fast-paced hotel setting is preferred• Must display very good organization and time management skills• Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment• Ability to communicate effectively and follow directions in a multi-lingual environment• A passion for the mission, vision, and values of Sherman Associates• Scheduled hours may vary due to the specific needs of the hotelWORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment can be loud and busy. There are many kitchen hazards such as hot surfaces and liquids, sharp knives, and slippery floors.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS• Must be able to sit or stand in designated work area throughout the day based on business needs• Must have the ability to move around freely throughout the designated work area• Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach designated areas within the food and beveragedepartment• Must be able to lift up to 25-30 lbs. frequently throughout shift, and lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 lbs. occasionally• Requires grasping, writing, sitting or standing, moving about freely, repetitive motions, bending,reaching, crouching, and communicating effectively• Must be willing and able to wash hands frequently throughout the shift This job advertisement is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Only applicants who complete our online application process will be considered. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact careers@sherman-associates.com. Sherman Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. -- Who Are We? Sherman Associates is an award-winning real estate development firm specializing in the design, construction and financing of quality commercial, hospitality, and residential housing across the Midwest. With over 35 years of development and construction experience, Sherman Associates has developed an impressive portfolio of approximately 8,500 multifamily, townhouse and single-family homes, and 600,000 square feet of commercial and hotel space; including Aloft Minneapolis Hotel, Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis, Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Downtown Des Moines, Sheraton Duluth Hotel, and select Starbucks franchise locations (Minneapolis & Saint Paul). More info: + We own and manage Riverside Plaza. It was one of the largest tax credit rehabs in the nation’s history. https://www.sherman-associates.com/properties/riverside-plaza/ + George has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Real Estate from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal and the 2016 Presidents Award from the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. He’s been named an Industry Titan by Twin Cities Business Magazine on their list of 101 People to Know. + To date the total value of his development portfolio exceeds $2 billion. + The NorShor Theater was a large community impact project that Sherman Associates worked on for the city of Duluth: https://www.sherman-associates.com/uncategorized/finance-commerce-named-norshor-theater-a-top-project-of-2017/ + In 2018, Sherman developed 2 solar gardens to provide clean renewable energy to 22 Sherman owned properties in Minnesota: https://www.sherman-associates.com/properties/solar-garden-carver-county/case-study/ + We are always developing/growing and looking for people to join our teams! Keyword: Hotel, Cook, Banquet, Service, Restaurant, Food, Beverage, Server, line cook, chef, line cook jobs, food service From: Sherman Associates