IHG Cook (Club Lounge) in Houston, Texas

Cook (Club Lounge)

Job Number R157085

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Americas - United States - Texas - Houston

Description

About us

At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts ® we want our guests to feel special, cosmopolitan and In the Know which means we need you to:

  • Be charming by being approachable, having confidence and showing respect.

  • Stay in the moment by understanding and anticipating guests’ needs, being attentive and taking ownership of getting things done.

  • Make it memorable by being knowledgeable, sharing stories and showing your style to create moments that make people feel special.

Your day to day

High school diploma or equivalent, plus one year of experience in food preparation, or equivalent combination of education and food preparation experience.

FINANCIAL RETURNS

  • Advise supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required.

PEOPLE

  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include Sales and Marketing, Catering, Banquets, Outlets, Maintenance, and Guest Services. May occasionally interact directly with guests.

GUEST EXPERIENCE

  • Maintain a clean, neat and well-organized work area, including but not limited to reach-ins, walk-ins and counters. Reports all unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.

RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS:

  • May assist by performing ware washer or other kitchen duties as needed.

  • Prepare and cook orders for daily operations.

  • Maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meet or exceed the state and local Health Board inspection and Holiday Inn requirements.

  • May assist with other duties as assigned.

What we need from you

Basic reading, writing and math skills. Some food preparation experience or training preferred.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Standing up and moving about the kitchen

  • Handling food, objects, products and utensils

  • Bending, stooping, kneeling

Other:

  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff and supervisors.

  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in the scheduling of the kitchen staff, or when monitoring inventory.

  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used frequently.

  • Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.

  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability, and life insurance, and a matched 401(k) program . Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please click "Apply Online" and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabilities / Veterans