Banquet Cook Job Listing at Destination Hotels & Resorts in Isle of Palms, SC
Property Wild Dunes Resort
Company Introduction Destination Hotels & Resorts began in 1972 with the development and management of condominium resorts. Since then, we have grown to become consistently ranked as one of the top ten hospitality & property management companies in the country (ranked by Hotel Business Magazine) with more than 9,300 employees, over 9,600 hotel rooms and condominium units, and more than $2.2 billion in assets under management. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Lowe Enterprises, a privately-held, national real estate organization active in commercial and hospitality property management investment, and development. Since its inception, Lowe has been responsible for more than $16 billion in assets nationwide.
Destination Hotels & Resorts fosters a creative, entrepreneurial and energetic work environment where people come to work and have the opportunity to make personal contributions to the business in which they work. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the organization, while accepting full responsibility and accountability. Your role will be integral to the success of meeting our clients’ expectations and the continued growth of the company. We strive to create a work place culture that values family, work life balance, and community. We help develop our associates and provide support for them to be professionally successful and to have future growth opportunities predicated on that success.
Property Introduction Wild Dunes® Resort is located on the northern tip of the Isle of Palms, a barrier island off South Carolina that's just 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic Charleston. A leading vacation spot in Charleston, South Carolina, this 1,600-acre oceanfront resort features championship golf, nationally ranked tennis, one of the nation's top-ranked family recreation programs, extensive meeting facilities, over two miles of pristine beach and four outstanding resort restaurants. This resort offers a wide choice of accommodations from the luxurious Boardwalk Inn to The Village at Wild Dunes - brand new four-diamond quality rooms and suites in the heart of the resort - to lovely villas and exclusive homes with spectacular views of fairways, lagoons or the Atlantic Ocean, this exquisite South Carolina resort is the perfect choice for everything from romantic getaways to family vacations and business meetings.
The Banquet Line will be expected to provide a support system for the Banquet/Restaurant Chef and Sous Chef. This involves recipe and menu development, as needed, execution of a la carte dining and duties relating to staffing of kitchen and dining room. The Banquet Cook willassist to maintain the AAA Four Diamond Standards.
TheBanquetCookshall strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests at all times. S/he will be responsible for exemplifying the Wild Dunes Resort Culture as well as promoting Wild Dunes Resort as both the Destination and Employer of Choice!
Essential job FUNCTIONS:
·Oversee sanitation of kitchens during and at the end of shifts
·Control quality and consistency of all food
·Control waste of food product and labor
·Coordinate with Banquet/Restaurant Chef to develop and cost menu items and specials, including station prep sheets
* Must have the ability to develop staff training manuals and memos
* Must have the ability to portion, prepare and cook menu items in accordance to the menus put in place and within the specifications of the Banquet/Restaurant Chef and standardized recipes
* Apply extensive food knowledge and specialized cooking skills that are required for tasks
·Maintain and complete daily prep lists and tasks as assigned by supervisor.
·Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated areas
·Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation
·Apply basic knife skills required for preparation of hot and cold foods
·Produce recipes efficiently and consistently
·Ensures portion necessities and portion control for all food functions are recipes, especially high cost items
·Ability to work in a fast paced environment to perform duties under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely manner
·Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations
·Meet with Banquet Executive Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance
·Breakdown work station and complete closing duties; return all food items to the proper storage areas; rotate all returned product wrap cover label and date all item being put away; straighten up organize all storage areas clean up and wipe down food prep areas reach ins/walk ins and shelves; return all unused and clean utensil/equipment to the specified locations; ice down hot items from the steam table so they cool quickly; turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift; restock items that were depleted during the shift
·Maintains an up to date working knowledge of all resort amenities as well as any special events
·Interacts with resort staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments when necessary
·Attends mandatory monthly department meetings and appropriate resort and division meetings
·Maintains constant awareness of safety issues, (i.e. broken glass, frayed electrical cords, leaks, broken locks and suspicious persons). Reports all safety incidents to on-duty supervisor.
·Acts with responsibility towards all company property, supplies and equipment
·Reports to work on time as designated by posted schedule
·Maintains a professional appearance. Follows all Wild Dunes Resort dress code standards.
·Remains alert, courteous and helpful to the guests and colleagues at all times
Associate is held accountable for all duties of this job and other duties as assigned.
eXPERIENCE & eDUCATION:
·High school education required
·At least one year kitchen/prep experience or one year of culinary school required
·Must be a United States citizen or possess a valid work permit
·Must be able to speak, write and understand English
·Must have complete understanding of the fundamentals of the culinary operation
·Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written
·Must be able to work with an around kitchen equipment
·Must be able to work with and around a diverse group of food, seasonings, etc.
·Must possesses excellent communication skills
·Must be professional in appearance and demeanor
·Must be able to work under pressure
·Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
·Must have excellent listening skills
·Must always ensure a teamwork environment
·Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays
·Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the guests and associates
·Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner
·Must have a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests
Employees who are hired at Wild Dunes Resort will be verified through the federal E-Verify system.
* While primarily an indoor job, must be able to work at outdoor locations on occasion, walking on uneven surfaces;
·Must be able to work in either hot or cold conditions
·Must be able to stand on feet and walk throughout the day
·Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 25 lbs. & occasionally lift, carry, push & pull up to 50 lbs;
·Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, reaching and repetitive hand & arm movements constantly; squeezing and overhead reaching occasionally
* Must be able to twist and bend frequently, and squat occasionally
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.He or she will be required to follow other instructions and perform other work-related duties requested by his or her supervisor.
City Isle of Palms
State South Carolina
Job Type On Call
Type of Position Hourly Position
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