Hotel Granduca

  • Line Cook

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Culinary - Cooks
  • Overview

    Hotel Granduca Austin is the newest jewel in the Granduca Hospitality Group. The luxurious nine-story hotel sits atop the hills on Bee Caves Road and Loop 360 in the beautiful Westlake district, just a few 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 boutique hotel is the only hotel in Austin to receive "The Leading Hotels of the World" designation. Granduca Hotel is an appealing destination for events, special occasions and luxurious accommodation. 

    Relax with friends in our popular Visconti Ristorante & Bar, and enjoy our delectable Northern Italian fine cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

     

    The Line Cook will work with the Executive Chef and the culinary team to create an extraordinary dining experience for Outlets and Banquets areas that exceeds our guests' expectations.  The Line Cook will prepare food items in a timely and consistent manner while adhering to health codes, hotel and LHW standards.

     

    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

    • Prepare entrees and food items for all Outlets as required
    • Demonstrate 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
    • Follow recipes, focusing  on presentation and taste of dishes according to Hotel Granduca standards
    • 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 compliance of all OSHA, health and sanititation regulations
    • Actively participate in all training activities
    • Practice the Hotel Core Values and 3 Steps of Service
    • Maintain a professional and cordial demeanor towards internal and external guests
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • At least one year related experience in a luxury or full-service hotel
    • ServSafe or Food Handler's certificate required
    • Experience in baking, broiling, frying, steaming, braising and sautéing
    • Must be familiar with different garnishes for attractive presentation
    • Ability to withstand hot and cold temperatures
    • Demonstrate excellent command of English, verbal and written
    • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions
    • Bilingual  - English and Spanish - preferred
    • Must be able to push, carry up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • 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 evenings, weekends and holidays

    Hotel Granduca  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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