Cook 1

The Westin Anaheim Resort
Anaheim, CA

Posted September 10, 2020

Cook 1

OVERVIEW: The Cook 1 is responsible for overseeing and supervising their area of responsibility. The Cook 1 must demonstrate the highest standards as a role model and have the ability to coach other cooks as needed to ensure standards are being met. Responsible for daily production and execution of menu items. The Cook 1 communicates effectively and daily with the Chef on duty in regards to staff performance and daily production.

Cook 1 Responsibilities

  • Ensure all Covid 19, Eco Sure, HD and HACCP standards are being strictly adhered to.
  • The preparation of daily food and mis en place. Recipe card adherence and quality assurance.
  • Maintain the kitchen by cleaning prep areas before and after use and making sure that all stations and critical equipment are clean. Ensures all HACCP temperature logs and food safety documents are accurately recorded.
  • Supporting the Sous Chef and the BOH team in the day to day running of the kitchens.
  • Interact as liaison with the FOH as needed and interact with guests as needed.
  • Go through daily prep list and finish all the items in a timely manner
  • Monitor overall kitchen operation and ensure kitchen is running smoothly and report periodically to Sous Chef and Executive Chef.
  • Must be highly proficient in all cooking techniques.

Position Requirements

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Proven experience in the kitchen
  • Must possess a high desire to service guests    
  • Complete knowledge and understanding of the hospitality industry, policies and procedures to include sanitation.
  • Proficiency working with various computer programs including but not limited to Micros and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proven record of organization, detail-oriented, and able to make productive and efficient decisions.
  • Should have prior experience with 4 Diamond rated hotel.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Language: Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.
  • Availability; Must be able and flexible to work as required by business demands.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to tolerate temperature changes from hot to cold and cold to hot.
  • Must be able to tolerate noise and vibration and a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, working on scaffolding and high places.
  • Must be able to tolerate atmospheric conditions, such as fumes, orders, dust, mists, gasses and/or poor ventilation.
  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl occasionally.
  • Frequently use hands for keyboard and arms to reach.
  • Heavy work – Occasionally lift and/ or move up to 50lbs of force.
  • Light work - Frequently lift and move up to 10lbs.
  • May be required to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. frequently

Additional Job Requirements

  • Ability to apply creative solutions to practical problems and situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to remain flexible in determining a variety of problem-solving approaches. The employee must have the ability to maintain emotionally healthy composure and professionalism in stressful situations
  • Language: Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.
  • Availability; Must be able and flexible to work as required by business demands most specifically days, nights, weekends & holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess a valid Food Handler’s Card as required by the County

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The Westin Anaheim Resort

618 Room Hotel

Coming Fall 2020: Enjoy the next level in luxury family vacations!

Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center and across from The Disneyland® Resort, the newly constructed, 618-room AAA 4-Diamond hotel will not only be a place for convention goers but also a stunning luxury retreat for leisure travelers.


Highlights:

  • Directly across from The Disneyland® Resort
  • Exclusive fireworks views from private balconies 
  • Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center
  • Amazing panoramic views from the rooftop bar
  • Four innovative and exciting restaurants and bars
  • Westin Heavenly Beds® for a great night's sleep
  • 47,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 8 acres of lushly landscaped grounds
  • Concierge lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Expansive state of the art fitness facilities