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Omni Hotels Banquet Line Cook in Boston, Massachusetts

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The 1,054-room Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport is the newest luxury hotel in the City of Boston, and the most significant hotel project in the city for the last forty years. The property features seven outlets for drinking and dining, a signature spa, fitness center, and rooftop pool. It boasts more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and caters to the most discerning clientele.

Job Description

Responsible for all prep and production for the banquet culinary operation, in accordance with hotel standards. The Cook comprehends the food and beverage menus and cooks all food to high quality and presentation standards.

Responsibilities

• Consistent maintenance and refinement of service standards. Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations.• Contribute to the day to day culinary operation for all banquet functions, to include efficient and effective food production.• Perform all necessary tasks of a banquet cook according to hotel operating procedures to include but no limited to food prep, food production, plate up, kitchen and food equipment cleaning.• Perform all sidework as assigned by management including but not limited to food service prep, the cleaning of food and beverage equipment, tables, walls, shelving and floors surrounding assigned work area.• Ensure compliance with health, safety and sanitation awareness standards. Prepare daily for health department and Ecosure inspections.• Responsible for the upkeep, safety and cleanliness in food preparation areas, refrigeration and storage areas.• Responsible to adhere to all proper trash procedures.• Work with Banquet Chef to plan and implement menu development. Produce current and creative dishes that are relevant with hotel concepts.• Must retain and maintain complete knowledge of all food and beverage menu items.• Maintain up to date knowledge of local and international market trends in order to create food products that are relevant, thereby maximizing sales opportunities.• Control requisitioning of food quantities by forecasting volume to achieve maximum profitability by avoiding over/under production.• Responsible to ensure that the correct standards are being maintained. Responsible for ensuring a high food quality and presentation.• Ensure positive guest service and respond to complaints, taking all appropriate actions to turn dissatisfied guests into return guests.• Contribute to the kitchen sanitation operation and timing of service out of the kitchen and into all banquet areas. Ensures prompt delivery and quality control from point of departure to arrival.• Responsible to maintain all equipment to a high standard. Report any equipment issues to the Banquet Chef for maintenance.• Responsible to maintain all furniture, fixtures and equipment to a high standard. Minimize breakage by demonstrating care when handling hotel assets and equipment.• Executes all necessary instructions on BEOS for events and inspects all banquet food stations prior to event start. Handles all special requests and pop ups as needed.• Responsible to attend daily stand up meeting to gather relevant information prior to each event.• Assist in developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish set goals.• Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect and cooperation among associates. Treats co-workers fairly and equitably.• Maintain a professional, neat and organized appearance according to Omni Boston Seaport standards.• Respond swiftly and effectively in any emergency or safety situations. Ensure a safe working and guest environment to reduce the risk of injury or accident.• Conduct/attend all required department trainings and meetings.• Perform any other duties required by leadership.

Qualifications

• Candidate must have hands-on food and beverage knowledge and a comprehensive, working knowledge of the hospitality business.• A minimum of relevant cooking experience in a large convention hotel is strongly preferred.• Must be willing to work flexible hours as needed during busy times and high-profile events, including nights, weekends and holidays.• Highly developed customer service skills; possessing a friendly approachable demeanor and strong problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail.• Proven ability to engage guests at all levels. Must be passionate about providing warm, engaging and personalized service.• Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple priorities.• Must possess the ability to handle stressful and busy hotel operations. Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor and composure at all times.• Must have the ability to report to work on time and when scheduled.• Must have the ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.• Must meet standards of appearance and maintain a high level of personal hygiene at all time.• Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills. Candidate must be comfortable speaking to guests. Ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate both verbally and in writing in English with guests, management, and co-workers.• Computer literacy to include: Payroll systems and Kitchen Equipment and Printing systems• Serve Safe certified

ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:• Interior of hotel, in restaurant and kitchen areas with exposure to steam, humidity and extreme temperature.• The ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time.• The ability to bend, reach and lift to 50lbs and push/pull/carry up to 100lbs.• Exposure to hazardous cleaning chemicals.

Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf) If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com .

Job LocationsUS-MA-Boston

Posted Date1 week ago(9/23/2022 11:42 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-77648

of Openings 0

Category (Portal Searching) Culinary

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