Culinary Associate - Lead Cook

When you're an Atrium Associate, you're a part of a crucial workforce providing the ultimate 'Home Away From Home' for our guests. We know that it takes a lot of time and effort to provide these exceptional experiences, so we reward your efforts with a competitive compensation plan and other benefits and perks that allow you to offer your best to our guests. These benefits include:
  • Daily Pay
  • Significant Travel Discounts on Marriott and/or Hilton properties
  • 401k Plans
  • Medical Insurance
  • Other property specific benefits


Plus, we make sure you can grow your career the way you want to through Internship programs, training and development and over 80 hotels that offer incredible opportunities for career driven associates.

Hotel:
Huntsville Embassy Suites

Culinary Associate - Lead Cook

Full time

DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN the amazing team at a new sexy chef driven restaurant concept coming to downtown Huntsville and find the growth you've been seeking! Co-Op opens August 2022.

This position will report to the Restaurant Manager

Co-Op will provide a uniform

Bring Your Passion to Provide Great Service:

The Lead Cook will work with a team to provide an excellent restaurant farm to table experience.

What You Will Do:

The Lead Cook will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:

  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/ standards;
  • Prepare and cook food items for line and banquet consumption using standardized food techniques ;
  • Expedite the line during serving periods as needed ensuring food quality and presentation;
  • Assist in the coordination of opening and closing as well as all line prep duties ;
  • Stock all food stations and prepare all food for next shift as required;
  • Operate, maintain and properly clean kitchen equipment ;
  • Maintain sanitary regulations of food temperatures and rotating products ;
  • Complete regular sanitization/disinfection of all kitchen and food and beverage wo r k areas to include flooring, storerooms, prep areas, buffets, dining tables and equipment ;
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of menus, recipes, food preparation and presentation;
  • Operate dish machine and three compartment sinks ;
  • Separate and remove trash and garbage and place it in designated containers
  • Coordinates all receiving and storing of products;
  • Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures, including reporting accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to management; and
  • Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position.
  • Developing unique and cuisine-appropriate menus
  • Collaborating with the Restaurant Manager to set item prices
  • Staying current on developing trends in the restaurant industry
  • Maintaining the kitchen and surrounding areas in conditions that meet the company standards and health code regulations
  • Monitoring inventory and purchasing supplies and food from approved vendors
  • Hiring, training and supervising kitchen staff
  • Assisting and directing kitchen staff in meal preparation, creation, plating and delivery
  • Identifying and introducing new culinary techniques
  • Preparing meals and completing prep support as needed


Bring Your Knowledge and Skills:

Food Safety Training certifiedor become certified within first 60 days of employment.

Alcohol Awareness certifiedor become certified within first 60 days of employment.

The certification cost and training time will be paid for by Co-Op.

Previous experience with a Micros operating system preferred

Preferred Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Physical:

Ability to lift, pull and push up to 50 lbs occasionally and 15lbs regularly ; Ability to bend and squat repeatedly; Ability to walk and stand for duration of scheduled shift

Other:

F lexible to working days, early mornings, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

Atrium Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Atrium Hospitality brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los empleados y aplicantes de empleo y prohíbe la discriminación y el acoso de cualquier tipo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, edad, sexo, origen nacional, estado de discapacidad, genetica, estado de veterano protegido, orientación sexual, genero de identidad o expresión, o cualquier otra característica protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales.

Esta política se aplica a todos los terminos y condiciones de empleo, incluido el reclutamiento, la contratación, la colocación, la promoción, la terminación, el despido, el retiro, la transferencia, las licencias, la compensación y la capacitación.