Hotel Granduca

  • Line Cook

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
    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 and Granduca Austin are the only hotels in Texas that has the honor of being a part of the Leading Hotels of the World. Located in the heart of Uptown/Galleria area, this "hidden gem" is reminiscent of a private Italian villa, consisting of 122 guest rooms and luxury suites, spacious meeting rooms and a stunning ballroom with an amazing view of Il Giardino and our exhilarating saltwater pool - an oasis among the lush green landscape and beautiful palm trees. 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 menu 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.


    Prepare required entrees and food items while demonstrating great work ethics, pride and creativity
    Take precautions to prevent food spoilage or loss of product
    Maintain knowledge of daily and special menu items and recipes
    Follow directions of Executive Chef to maintain consistency in taste and presentation
    Follow recipes, focusing on consistent presentation and taste, 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 or malfunction to manager
    Ensure that all food items are prepared according to hotel and sanitation standards and guidelines
    Ensure constant rotation of all products in the kitchen

    Maintain a clean, tidy and professional appearance
    Pay attention to detail during preparation and presentation of finished product
    Ensure compliance of all OSHA, health, Federal and State regulations
    Actively participate in all training activities and meetings
    Maintain proper hygiene and hotel's Standards of Appearance
    Practice the Hotel Core Values and 3 Steps of Service
    Maintain a professional and cordial demeanor that exemplifies the standards and culture of Hotel Granduca
    Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment
    Perform other duties as assigned


    High school diploma or related college coursework
    Minimum one year 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
    Must possess a calm, cordial and professional demeanor
    Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail and presentation
    Ability to multi-task and remain calm during busy times
    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, AM, PM, 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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