Hotel Granduca

  • Banquet Cook

    Job Locations 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 Banquet Cook will assist in creating an extraordinary dining experience for all events and bnquet functions, under the guidance of the Executive Chef and Banquet Chef. The Cook will prepare food items for guests using quality ingredients in a timely and consistent manner. 

     

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

     

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with preparation and production of all food items as required for functions and events
    • Monitor products daily to prevent food spoilage
    • Maintain knowledge of all menu items and quantities to be prepared for specific events
    • Read and understand BEO to ensure accuracy and timeliness of orders
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work area and proper hygiene, while adhering to all OSHA and sanitation laws
    • Assist in other food production areas as required
    • Practice the Hotel Core Values and 3 Steps of Service
    • Actively participate in all meetings and training activities
    • Communicate with Banquet and Catering department and Executive Chef to ensure flawless execution of event
    • Maintain a professional and neat appearance according to Hotel Granduca and LHW standards
    • Maintain a pleasant and cordial demeanor towards guests and team members
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
    • At least 2 years' related experience in a full service or luxury hotel
    • Valid Food Handlers'/ServeSafe Certificate required
    • Excellent command of English, verbal and written 
    • Bilingual - English/Spanish - preferred
    • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions
    • Ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor during busy times
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task
    • Must be able to work any shift as required, including evenings, weekends and holidays 

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

     

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