2 job(s) at Lodging Dynamics
San Diego, California
About Lodging Dynamics: Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group is a national hospitality management company serving the hospitality industry for over 30 years! Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group operates hotels across many states and among several brands, including Marriott and Hilton. Our work centers around our mission, "Make Money and Do Good." This mission focuses on elevating human dignity by providing exceptional services and opportunities to our employees, guests, and investors. Life as a Line Cook: Cook items following a detailed recipe Maintains standards of food and beverage quality and guest services; resolves guest complaints. Responsible for monthly inventories and initiates programs to reduces breakage and loss in glassware and silverware. Organize all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready for service. Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned work areas. Restock items that were depleted during the shift and make sure to maintain proper storage procedures specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements. What we're looking for: High School Diploma or Equivalent, 1-2 years of kitchen experience Fluency in Spanish, previous relations training, artistic and creative talent preferred Food service permit as required by local or state government agency/ food service and/or certification required by franchise Leadership and customer service skills Culinary ability; food and event oriented Planning and organizational ability What to expect in your first few months: First, you will be familiarized with the menu offerings. From here, you will be making the best dishes our guests have seen! As your work grows, you will play an important role in ensuring our guests have a wonderful dining experience! The perks working for us: People-first culture Travel discounts at hotel partners and franchises Paid time off Participation in our Wellness program Full suite of benefits including health, dental, vision, 401(k), and other supplemental benefits How to apply: Join us! Submit your application online!
The Cook II is responsible for organizing, preparing, and cooking all food items in assigned stations for banquets and restaurant meals. What you will be doing Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Set up stations required to service all banquet functions and menu items. Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare over estimated needs. Date all food containers and rotate accordingly, 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. Check all food for tastes, temperature, and eye appeal. Constantly spot check food and quality service during all meal periods to ensure that foods served meet our portion control and quality standards. Perform as expeditor during peak meal periods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Prepare and submit requisitions to Executive or Sous Chef for staple food items Adhere to hotel/kitchen sanitation standards; avoid cross contamination of products and follow proper rotation practices to decrease spoilage. Adhere to recipes and food pictures to ensure uniformity and consistency. Consult with Executive/Sous Chef on forecasted business volumes. Maintain an open line of communication at all times with any and all departments Follow counts/food preparation on BEO Requirements High School Degree or Equivalent. Degree from Culinary Program preferred Minimum of 2 years experience in food preparation. Knowledge of food preparation, menu concepts sanitation regulations, and safety measures Ability to communicate satisfactorily with guests, management, and co-workers Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have intermediate kitchen skills. Must have or obtain a valid Food Handler's card