Affiliate Services

  • Cook

    Job ID
    2018-1073
    Category
    Food and Beverage
    Hotel
    Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West
    Location
    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.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Basic kitchen and cooking knowledge needed. Some previous work-related skills, or experience is very helpful.

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