Cook I

Filled Summer 2020 The Nantucket Hotel
  • Nantucket, Massachusetts, Nantucket, MA, USA View on Map
  • Post Date : July 1, 2020
  • Salary: $13.00 - $15.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • # Positions Available 2
  • Min. Guaranteed hours
    32
  • Overtime offered Yes
  • Housing Employer provided
  • Job Start Date August

Job Description

THE PLACE

Declared the best island in the world by National Geographic, Nantucket is a tiny island 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod and is your ideal seasonal getaway!  A charming seaside town, a historic fishing port, beaches, and picture perfect lighthouses await you in this friendly, easy-going island retreat.  Small enough that you don’t need a car – bicycle everywhere! – and large enough to attract thousands of tourists each season, Nantucket is simply paradise.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Cook Level I is a Cook that demonstrates culinary technical skills required in food preparation and use of kitchen equipment for a high end dining restaurant and providing the highest levels of service and professionalism. Performing all duties and adhering to the Food & Beverage Service Standards.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

  • Must be knowledgeable in all standard methods of food preparation, cooking times, and portioning to ensure food is prepared in the prescribed manner
  • Sets up and breaks down work stations
  • Cooks and prepares food according to Chef’s instruction, production guidelines and recipes
  • Knowledge of cooking techniques such as braising, baking, roasting and high level skillet/saute work
  • Ability to handle special dietary requests and to work with guests requiring special requests due to dietary concerns
  • Prepares confits and compotes, seasonings, cures and rubs.
  • Ensures food is stored at the appropriate temperatures for the appropriate length of time and follows all food safety standards
  • Completes daily checklists for opening, closing, sanitation, and production
  • Evaluates food quality and preparedness by tasting all dishes and preparations
  • Cuts, trims, bones, and carves meat, poultry and fish to proper specification for service
  • Responsible for ensuring correct portions when cutting, preparing and serving items to minimize waste and costs
  • Continuously maintains a clean, sanitary and organized work area in compliance with all departmental and food safety standards
  • Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies, and guest interaction
  • Report to work on time and in complete uniform
  • Assists in other areas as needed
  • Adheres to daily/ weekly / monthly cleaning schedules as determined by kitchen management
  • Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the management team

 

DUTIES

  • Level I: 0-6 months experience as a cook at a restaurant, club, or hotel preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • Intermediate Wine knowledge
  • A passion for preparing fine cuisine and the desire to share skills and techniques with coworkers
  • Must be available to work a schedule which will include holidays, weekends, and varied shift times
  • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks and stand for extended periods of time
  • ServeSafe certification
  • High School Education or equivalent
  • More than three years’ experience in food service industry
  • Ability to converse with guests and employees in English.

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

The Nantucket offers subsidized housing, on-site training, opportunities for advancement and benefits. We work hard to create relationships that last year after year, and much of the seasonal hotel staff return every year. For more information, please visit https://www.thenantuckethotel.com/

 


 

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