Affiliate Services

Cook

Job ID
2017-1047
Category
Food and Beverage
Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West
US-WV-South Charleston

Overview

Prepare, season, and cook soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods for the restaurant and catered events.

Responsibilities

  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling and labeling practices.
  • Estimate expected food consumption; then procure food from storage.
  • Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
  • Prepare relishes and hors d’oeuvres.
  • Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, port, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Bake breads, rolls, cakes, and pastries.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and deliver to the servers.
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
  • Maintain kitchen and deli work areas, coolers, freezers, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition.
  • Assist catering servers during catering events.
  • Monitor proper employee meal procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining dish area during down times.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic kitchen and cooking knowledge needed. Some previous work-related skills, or experience helpful. Also vocational training, job-related work, or associate’s degree preferred.

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