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Cook

Part Time

Posted September 17, 2019

Overview

The DoubleTree by Hilton Baton Rouge is currently seeking energetic, friendly individuals to join our team!

The Cook is responsible for the quality, quantity, tastiness, and freshness of all food products. The Cook pays special attention to speed, cleanliness, organization, and product specifications.

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. 

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements.
  • Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Meet with Head Cook/Sous Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete opening duties: a) Set up work station with required mis en place, tools, equipment and supplies. b) Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies. c) Check production schedule and pars. d) Establish priority items for the day. e) Inform the Head Cook of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks. f) Transport supplies from the Storeroom and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the particular menu of the day.
  • Organize all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready for service.
  • Inform the Sous Chef of any shortages before the item runs out.
  • Inform F&B service staff of 86'd items and amount of available menu specials throughout the meal period.
  • Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods to the Sous Chef to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements.
  • Closing Duties: a) Return all food items to the proper storage areas. b) Wrap, cover, label and date all items being put away. c) Straighten up and organize all storage areas. d) Clean up and wipe down food prep areas, reach-ins/walk-ins, shelves. e) Return all unused and clean utensils/equipment to the specified locations. f) Turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift.
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize and organize; follow directions thoroughly; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision.
Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • Experience with food preparation and handling.
  • Certification of Culinary training or apprenticeship is preferred.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baton Rouge

127 Room Hotel

At A Glance

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baton Rouge is convenient to LSU (Louisiana State University), downtown Baton Rouge, and riverfront entertainment and casinos. Located in the Baton Rouge city center at I-10 and College Drive, this hotel offers easy access to regional airports and Gulf Coast attractions.

Begin your visit with our signature DoubleTree warm chocolate chip cookie at our hotel near LSU. Continue to your guest room, where you’ll find luxurious bedding, a spacious work area and complimentary WiFi. After a good night’s sleep, start your day with our DoubleTree Breakfast buffet. Savor regional cuisine in a casual environment at our 4964 Restaurant. Share a glass of wine or cocktails with friends and colleagues at the full-service bar and lounge. If you’re in a hurry or want to eat in your room, pick up freshly prepared snacks, salads and sandwiches from our 24-hour Grab-n-Go shop. Work out in our fitness center, or refresh in our indoor pool and whirlpool.

Plan a meeting or special event in flexible space that accommodates up to 40 people. Keep in touch through the well-equipped business center and high-speed internet access. Let our experienced staff assist in making your event a success. Experience the history, culture and architecture of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from our DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baton Rouge. In town to visit LSU? Look no further than our contemporary hotel near LSU. With hospitality as warm as the freshly baked chocolate chip cookie, our staff welcomes you to an exciting stay.