Fairmont Cook II in United States

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Cook II

Fairmont Pittsburgh is currently seeking a passionate and energetic Cook II. The successful candidate will be capable of providing flawless culinary service, be passionate about food and cooking and have a keen eye for detail.

Hotel Overview: Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 4 diamond LEED certified luxury hotel, is located at the heart of Pittsburgh’s business, cultural and retail hub. Fairmont Pittsburgh offers superb and distinctive guest services and accommodations in a luxury setting.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service

  • Must be able to understand and adjust recipes according to business levels

  • Have a working knowledge of properly storing, rotating and maintaining products

  • Have comprehensive preparation and knife skills

  • Carries out any other duties as may be assigned

  • All tasks are completed with 100% attention to detail

  • Constantly checks quality and quantities of mise en place on all stations and is able to give direction to cooks on correcting mistakes or potential issues

  • The ability to train staff members on correct station set up, cooking techniques and cleaning routines

Employee Status


  • Previous experience is an asset

  • Must have at least three years experience in a luxury hotel or equivalent

  • He / She is highly motivated, able to confidently work on numerous stations

  • This position requires the candidate to be able to coach other cooks on correct preparation and presentation of all dishes currently mastered

  • The ability to train staff members on correct station set up, cooking techniques and cleaning routines

  • Constantly checks quality and quantities of mise en place

  • Is a team player and willing to help when and wherever needed

  • Strong organizational skills, able to work with cooks on maintaining walk-ins and shared areas

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and able to communicate clearly

  • All tasks are completed with 100% attention to detail

  • Must be flexible and willing to work any shift in all areas of the kitchen

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 25 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shifts

Visa Requirements: Must have proof of valid U.S. work authorization.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: United States-Pittsburgh-Fairmont Pittsburgh

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: 30.Jan.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: PGH00678