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Banquet Cook

Company: C. Baldwin Hotel
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Taking its inspiration from her-story, C. Baldwin honors Charlotte Baldwin Allen, wife of Augustus Chapman Allen who co-founded Houston with his brother John Kirby Allen in 1836. The soul of the hotel acknowledges her pioneering role as "Mother of Houston" and lauds her hands-on 19th c. presence as a pivotal businesswoman, cattle rancher, philanthropist, and trailblazer. The property, in all ways, celebrates the trailblazing spirit of women in Texas. This stunning 354-room hotel boasts 14,000 square feet of meeting space, a signature restaurant, Rosalie, helmed by celebrity Chef Chris Cosentino, a hidden speakeasy, a local Grab and go concept, Good2GO, abundant green space, Sloan/Hall luxury goods, and an all-natural salon, Paloma.As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We're not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it's what industry leaders do. That's whywe welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do-it's really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

* 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

*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.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Shift:
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Morning shift
* Night shift
Weekly day range:
* Every weekend
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Houston, TX 77002: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* Restaurant experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: C. Baldwin Hotel, Houston , Banquet Cook, Other , Houston, Texas

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