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Sage Hospitality Group Line/Prep Cook in San Diego, California

Why us?

Recently awarded #1 Top Workplaces in 2021 by the San Diego Union Tribune, The Guild Hotel San Diego is looking for passionate individuals to join our team. Come be a part of our award-winning culture.

We are looking for a Line/Prep Cook! If you are passionate about hospitality, and enjoy enriching lives one experience at a time, apply today! Sage Hospitality Group is looking for top talent and we look forward to hearing from you!

At Sage Hospitality Group, we look for innovative leaders, with an eye for disruption. Never looking for someone just looking for a job, we are looking for the power players, the people who want to rise to the top. Sage allows for opportunities for growth and personal fulfillment, paying attention to the parts that keep us human and happy. We want to attract and retain associates that are engaged in our culture, passionate about hospitality and excited to enrich lives, one experience at a time. Sage Hospitality Group was founded on a spirt of bold individuality. By going our own way, we have created some of the world’s best hotels, restaurants, and experiences. But the truth is, none of it would have happened without people like you. People who follow their own path, who are hungry to learn and who love their community. People who do not sit around and wait, they just do. You belong here.

Job Overview

To ensure proper service from the front line through quality control, training of line cooks and ensure proper sanitation levels. Prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe sanitary work environment.

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.

  • Complete opening and closing checklists.

  • Refer to Daily Prep List at the start of each shift for assigned duties.

  • Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.

  • Understands and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.

  • Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.

  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, walls grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.

  • Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.

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

  • 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 be able to hear equipment timers and communicate with other staff.

  • Must be able to see that product is prepared appropriately. Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying.

  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions and communicate both verbally and in writing.

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.

  • Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

ID: 2022-14230

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Guild Hotel

Outlet: Not Applicable

Category: Culinary

Address : 500 W Broadway

City : San Diego

State : California

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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