Hotel Granduca

Line Cook

US-TX-Austin
# of Openings
3
Category
Culinary - Cooks

Overview

Hotel Granduca Austin is the newest jewel in the Granduca Hotels Group.The luxurious nine-story hotel sits atop the breathtaking hillside on Bee Caves Road and Loop 360 in beautiful Westlake, just minutes from downtown Austin.

With 194 beautifully designed guest rooms and suites, five state of the art meeting rooms, as well as a stunning ballroom seating up to 220 guests, this exquisite luxury hotel is the only hotel in Austin to receive the Leading Hotels of the World designation.

Experience the architecture and decor reminiscent of private villas, as Hotel Granduca Austin provides the perfect destination for events, special occasions, luxurious accommodation.

Visconti Ristorante & Bar offers a unique and memorable dining experience with its Northern Italian fine cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

   

The Line Cook will use innovative ideas to create an extraordinary dining experience that exceeds the expectations of our guests, under the guidance of the Executive Chef and Culinary Team.  The Cooks will manage all aspects of the food production for the kitchen, including food preparation according to descriptions. The Cooks will prepare food items for guests using quality ingredients and a predetermined method, all in a timely and consistent manner.  Also responsible for setting up station with predetermined mise en place required for service at the Outlets and Banquets, while adhering to applicable policies and regulations.

 

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Consult with Executive Chef and Culinary Team on a daily basis as well as with other departments that are directly related to the Food & Beverage Department
  • Responsible for preparing required entrees and food items while demonstrating great work ethics, pride and creativity to exceed guests' expectations 
  • Take precautions to prevent food spoilage loss of product
  • Maintain knowledge of all daily and special menu items and recipes
  • Ensure that all conducted training of food preparations, hygiene and grooming standards is understood and followed
  • Check food storage areas and refrigerators for cleanliness and proper functioning and report any discrepancies to the supervisor
  • Ensure that all kitchen Mise en Place is prepared according to production plan and kitchen operating standards
  • Ensure constant rotation of all products in the kitchens
  • Ensure all OSHA, health and sanititation regulations are adhered to throughout food preparation
  • Actively participate in all training activities
  • Must maintain a professional, neat and organized appearance according to Hotel Granduca standards
  • Maintain and clean and sanitary work environment
  • Must be able to work required schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • High school diploma or related college coursework required
  • One year of related experience in a luxury or full-service hotel
  • ServSafe or Food Handler's certificate is required
  • Experience in baking, broiling, frying, steaming, braising and sautéing
  • Must be familiar with different garnishes for attractive presentation
  • Demonstrate excellent command of English, verbal and written
  • Bilingual  - English and Spanish - preferred
  • Must be able to push, carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, bend, lift, stretch, reach up to 2 feet, use hands, for long periods
  • Ability to taste and smell, see, and hear
  • Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays

Hotel Granduca Houston is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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