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Sage Hospitality Resources Banquet Cook in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

Come join the award-winning team at the Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland as a Banquet Cook . The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest or event! Poised in the heart of the city’s center within the walls of one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, the stately Meier & Frank Building, the Nines Hotel honors the structures storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service.

As part of the Sage Restaurant Group , we focus on providing a luxurious experience catered to the needs of each specific event in our 14,000 square feet of Banquet and Convention space. We connect the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing highly designed, innovative, locally-focused food and beverage experiences for all event types.

Job Overview

To ensure proper service from the front line through quality control and ensuring proper sanitation levels.

Responsibilities

  • Check all items against the recipe cards, verify that use records are followed for all items served and that food is presented in an efficient, quality manner.

  • Monitor the line set up prior to all meal functions to ensure maximum efficiency during meal periods.

  • Monitor the equipment maintenance and kitchen "clean as you go" policy to ensure strict adherence.

  • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per dupe from servers.

  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare more than estimated needs.

  • Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.

  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up.

  • Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.

  • Assist in keeping buffet stocked.

  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designed storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.

  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per SOP.

  • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per dupe from servers.

  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare more than estimated needs.

  • Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.

  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up.

  • Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.

  • Assist in keeping buffet stocked.

  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designed storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.

  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per SOP.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

Experience required by position is from one to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Knowledge/Skills

  • Requires an ability to work as a team member and an ability to communicate with kitchen staff.

  • Knowledge of cooking and the practices and procedures of a kitchen in order to perform non-repetitive analytical work.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying: Position regularly involves lifting food cases and metros weighing up to 70 lbs. Items include food, small equipment -75% of the time.

  • Periodic climbing required.

  • Bending of the knees does become necessary when using the lower oven for cooking, 5-10 times a day.

  • Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel 30-50 feet on a regular basis throughout the day.

  • Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting, usually all day.

  • Must have moderate hearing to hear equipment timers and communicate with other staff.

  • Must have excellent vision to see that product is prepared appropriately.

  • Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying.

Environment

Inside 95% of 8 hours. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance

  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays

  • Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

ID: 2021-6383

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Nines

Outlet: Banquets

Category: Culinary

Address : 525 SW Morrison St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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