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MERRITT HOSPITALITY LLC Cook's Helper in Lakewood, Ohio

Cook Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland Requisition ID 2024-48856 Category Culinary and Stewarding Position Type Regular Full-Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt Location Name Westin Cleveland Min USD $18.00/Hr. Max USD $21.00/Hr. About Us The Westin Cleveland is a stunning 484 room hotel located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, around the corner from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Great Lakes Science Center and Cleveland Convention Center. For sports lovers, the FirstEnergy Stadium and Rocket Mortgage Field House Arena are less than a mile away. This beautiful property features refined spaces highlighting dynamic works from local artists adding a touch of class and sophistication to our hotel lobby. Here at The Westin Cleveland, we are looking for individuals who have a passion for outstanding service. We strive to create an experience where the guests come back because of the excellence and family feel. We want you to be a part of Cleveland's history! Don't meet every single requirement of this job? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At HEI we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to still send in your information. You may be the perfect candidate for this or for other roles within our organization! We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply. Overview We're rebranding a new concept at our restaurant at the Westin Cleveland Downtown! Talented chefs come join our team! Essential to this role is a team oriented, passionate cook that prepares consistent quality food to the Marriott standards and assists in all of the general kitchen functions. Looking for AM and PM cooks. Responsibilities Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers. Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs. Date all food containers and rotate as per HEI Hotels and Resorts standards, 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 designated 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 HEI Hotels and Resorts standards. Operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron and flat top grill. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. Perform any other job related duties as assigned. Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes day, nights and holidays. Qualifications Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule with or without reasonable accommodation. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc. Benefits HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit p