Hotel Granduca

  • Line Cook

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
    5
    Category
    Culinary - Cooks
  • Overview

    Hotel Granduca Houston is the first jewel in the crown of the Granduca Hotels hospitality group. A leader in luxury hotels, Granduca Houston is the only hotel in Houston that has the honor of being a part of the Leading Hotels of the World.  Located in the heart of Uptown/Galleria area, our unique hotel is reminiscent of a private Italian villa, consisting of 122 spacious rooms and luxury suites, a well equipped fitness center and an outdoor pool. Relax with friends and enjoy the live music in our exotic Bar Malatesta or experience the delectable cuisine in Ristorante Cavour, one of Houston's most renowned fine dining restaurants.

     

    The Language of Luxury, Service and Serenity

     

    The Line Cook will work with the Executive Chef and the culinary team to create an extraordinary dining experience for Outlets and Banquets areas that exceeds our guests' expectations.  The Line Cook will prepare food items in a timely and consistent manner while adhering to health codes, hotel and LHW standards.

     

    To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare required entrees and food items while demonstrating great work ethics, pride and creativity to exceed guests' expectations 
    • Take precautions to prevent food spoilage or loss of product
    • Maintain knowledge of all daily and special menu items and recipes
    • Follow directions of Executive Chef to maintain consistency in taste and presentation
    • Follow recipes, focusing  on presentation and taste of dishes according to LHW and Hotel Granduca standards
    • Ensure that all conducted training of food preparations, hygiene and grooming standards is understood and followed
    • Check food storage areas and refrigerators for cleanliness and proper functioning and report any discrepancies to the supervisor
    • Ensure that all kitchen Mise en Place is prepared according to production plan and kitchen operating standards
    • Ensure constant rotation of all products in the kitchens
    • Pay attention to details regarding temperature and presentation of product
    • Ensure compliance of all OSHA, health and sanitation regulations
    • Actively participate in all training activities and meetings
    • Maintain proper hygiene, clean uniforms and accessories and required head covering
    • Practice the Hotel Core Values and 3 Steps of Service
    • Maintain a professional and cordial demeanor towards internal and external guests
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or related college coursework required
    • One year of related experience in a luxury or full-service hotel
    • ServSafe or Food Handler's certificate required
    • Experience in baking, broiling, frying, steaming, braising and sautéing
    • Must be familiar with different garnishes for attractive presentation
    • Ability to withstand hot and cold temperatures
    • Demonstrate excellent command of English, verbal and written
    • Ability to read and understand verbal and written instructions
    • Bilingual  - English and Spanish - preferred
    • Must be able to push, carry up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Ability to stand, bend, lift, stretch, reach up to 2 feet, use hands, for long periods
    • Ability to taste and smell, see and hear
    • Must be able to work any shift, including evenings, weekends and holidays

    Hotel Granduca is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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