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Line Cook

The Chifley, Tapestry by Hilton

Posted December 7, 2022

How to Apply

Driftwood Hospitality Management’s company culture empowers our associates to take initiative, be proactive, and contribute to the success of their property with well-defined strategies and objectives. Driftwood Hospitality Management is renowned for our fully integrated approach to hospitality services — all with outstanding client service. Our team is made up of the best talent in the hospitality industry, down to every employee, position, and hotel. 

Why you will enjoy this job

You bring the dishes that the chef creates to life. The chef relies on you to “get it right” and you take pride in making it happen. The bustle and sometimes intensity of the kitchen energizes you. You understand the importance of staying within budget and know exactly how much to prep. You also understand that cleanliness in the kitchen and safe food handling is key. The kitchen team is tight and you’re a valued player. And as a motivated active listener, you’re well positioned to learn all things culinary. If you’re ready to take your culinary passion to the next level, consider an opportunity as a Line Cook.

As a Line Cook, you will

  • Carefully and safely prepare food according to chef direction and as ordered by the server, taking care to portion correctly and present appealingly.
  • Ensure food safety by dating and rotating food containers, safely storing perishables, and maintaining a sanitary work environment.
  • Check pars for shift use, ensuring that correct amounts are pulled for prep and noting items that need replenishment.
  • Do your part to stay within budget by taking steps to control food waste, loss, and usage.
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions.
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion.
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers.
  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a Line Chef, Restaurant Cook or Prep Cook.
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Helps set up the whole kitchen prior to a restaurant’s opening.
  • Pitches in, along with the rest of the staff, to maintain sanitary conditions and organization in the kitchen.
  • leans and sanitizes the area.
  • Participates in cleaning the rest of the kitchen before the restaurant closes for the night.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Works cooperatively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Has the ability to perform calmly under pressure.
  • Uses critical thinking and reasoning skills to solve problems quickly.
  • Manages time effectively.
  • Learns new recipes and new procedures rapidly.
  • Manages material resources well and places new orders soon enough to prevent running out of supplies.
  • Monitors personal performance and makes improvements where needed.

Fundamentals

A high school education or equivalent education is helpful, with a minimum of one-year food service or related experience required. The ability to operate, maintain and properly clean culinary equipment is expected. This position requires full mobility and the ability to lifting, carrying and pulling up to 40 pounds.

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Room Discounts
  • Employee Food and Beverage Discounts

EEO: Driftwood Hospitality Management is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

NOTE: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment practices, including the collection and processing of the personal data that you provide on this website, hiring, salaries and benefits. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Hilton.

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The Chifley, Tapestry by Hilton

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The Chifley, Tapestry by Hilton

2400 West Loop South

Houston, TX 77027