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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel
521 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611
The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel hiring Cook I in Chicago, IL

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel hiring Cook I in Chicago, IL

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection HotelMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 31, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details
HIRING AM AND PM COOKS

  • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs.
  • Date all food containers and rotate as per HEI Hotels and Resorts standards, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages. Assist in keeping buffet stocked.
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, loss and usage per HEI Hotels and Resorts standards.
  • Operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron and flat top grill.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Experience, Skills and Knowledge 

  • Hotel experience preferred.
  • Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must have the ability to communicate in English.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Basic Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Advanced Knife Skills

Cleaning / Sanitation

Teamwork

Prepping Ingredients

Food Prep

Positive Attitude

Communication

Vegetable Cookery

Frying

Kitchen Equipment Use

Safety and Sanitation

Food Handler Certification

Sauteing

Attention to Detail

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Following Recipes

Taking Direction and Feedback

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Organizational Skills

Food Preparation

Pasta Cooking

Plating and Presentation

Work Well Under Pressure

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American, Farm To Table

Full Service Hotel, Casual Dining, Bar / Lounge, Upscale Casual, Luxury Hotel

Named one of the Best Hotels in Chicago 2016 by Travel + Leisure, The Gwen is located off of the Magnificent Mile in the landmark McGraw-Hill Building near all of the things to do in Chicago.

The re-imagined icon is adorned with panels created in 1929 by sculptress Gwen Lux, the hotel’s namesake. Embracing her artistic spirit, the 300-room hotel, featuring 34 suites, also celebrates the energy and glamour of Chicago in the 1930s.

Awards
2022
2021
2020