Banquet Cook

  • Omni Hotels
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Hospitality / Restaurant / Food Service

Job Description

Location

Charlotte Hotel

The Omni Charlotte Hotel envelopes you in comfort with a touch of genuine North Carolina hospitality. Centrally located in the heart of Charlotte's financial district, the AAA four-diamond hotel is the perfect destination for convenience to area businesses or to explore countless attractions. Linked to 12 city blocks via sky bridge, the Omni Charlotte Hotel is moments away from the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Discovery Place, the Charlotte Convention Center, and the EpiCentre entertainment district.

Omni Charlotte's associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Charlotte Hotel may be your perfect match.

Job Description

To prepare and cook all banquet menu items according to Omni specifications and standards and work in conjunction with all culinary staff to ensure the safe and clean function of the kitchen. This position will typically work PM (2nd) shifts and help cover in other areas of the kitchen during slow banquet business times.

Responsibilities

  • Communication with the Chef to learn daily work tasks and complete a daily prep list.
  • Performing work assignments to meet proper quantities within a necessary time frame.
  • Being knowledgeable of all banquet stations in the kitchen.
  • Being knowledgeable of plate and buffet presentations and preparations of all banquet menu items.
  • Communication and working with the culinary team to coordinate all banquet event orders.
  • Communication of all food items needed for current and future shifts.
  • Maintain sanitation standards as communicated by health department.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area and shared kitchen spaces.
  • Preparing culinary dishes to Omni standard and executing F&B orders in a timely manner.
  • Completing any other assignments as assigned by Kitchen Management.
  • Be pleasant, smile and greet all guests, using surnames when obtained. Create memorable, WOW experiences for each and every guest.


Qualifications

  • Previous banquet culinary experience is required; luxury hospitality experience is preferred.
  • Strong background in prep, hot line and cold line necessary.
  • Highly motivated self starter focused on quality, organization, cleanliness and teamwork.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure work environment while executing delegated tasks and assignments.
  • Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Maintain a professional business appearance, attitude, and performance
  • Stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift. Requires frequent bending, reaching overhead and squatting. Lift, carry, and place objects weighing up to 50 lbs without assistance. Push/pull objects weighing up to 100 lbs without assistance.