Prep Cook - Wylie Hotel

  • Mainsail Lodging & Development
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 03, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

The Wylie Brand:

A revival of the original 551 Ponce, this boutique hotel retains the property's legacy as a well-appointed, homelike bed-stop for locals and passer-throughs. With gentle charm and assured regulars, comfort is certain to seek you out in this home away from home.

These well-appointed, bespoke rooms boast Ponce City market views, Beltline walks, and a quick jaunt to downtown and midtown areas. Those who remember Mrs. P's Tea Room, home of Atlanta's first Drag Show, will delight in the news of Mrs. P's Bar & Kitchen, a dignified but approachable dining lounge offering southern eats and inventive drinks.

A building personified, Wylie is a friend to anyone who crosses the threshold. No need to tell stories when the story finds you.

Mrs. P's Bar & Kitchen Brand:

The original Mrs. P's on Ponce was home to Atlanta's first drag show featuring the legendary drag icon, Diamond Lil, and famous for it's boiled peanuts. Now revived as Mrs. P's Bar & Kitchen, serving local favorites all day for nosh and a beverage menu to delight the more curious palette.

Job Summary


The Prep Cook will be responsible for preparing the kitchen in a multitude of tasks to include the day to day preparation of the meals within all the F & B outlets and to continually uphold the Wylie Hotel service standards and Mainsail Lodging & Development standards.

Essential Functions
  • Basic vegetable prep - peeling, slicing, dicing, and portioning
  • Basic sauce prep - primarily stocks, salad dressings, sauces and vinaigrettes
  • Minor butchering -processing whole poultry and fish
  • General cleaning - to include equipment, floors, walls, coolers, and freezers
  • Dishwashing -all Wylie kitchen staff wash dishes
  • Ability to listen and understand specific
  • Ability to cut and chop food as well as other tasks
  • Ability to work long hours standing over hot stoves and grills.
  • Ability to work as a team in a stressful, fast-paced environment
  • Follow Safe Staff sanitary compliance throughout every area working in the kitchen
  • Follow all safety procedures to include knife safety
  • Restock clean dishes, flatware and all cooking equipment to the appropriate storage areas.
  • Maintain the kitchen work area in an orderly and clean condition.
  • Clean or prepare various food for cooking or serving to include peeling vegetables, portioning products, etc.
  • Follow proper hand washing procedures
  • Assist with plate up dinners during banquets
  • Stock supplies for the kitchen in specified locations and maintain area in order
  • Sweep, Scrub, mop floors. Wipe walls, coolers, freezers and equipment
  • Sort and remove trash and clean the garbage cans / whales daily
  • Maintain trash area and place in proper area for pickup
  • Assist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and supplies
  • Maintain a professional presentable uniform and personal grooming
  • Able to effectively communicate with the team on a daily basis
  • Maintain a sense of ownership for the hotel / restaurant
  • Follow Safe Staff sanitary compliance throughout every area working in the kitchen
Qualification Standards

Education & Experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent or higher
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in restaurant
  • Previous culinary kitchen experience preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Physical Demands
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Corrected vision to normal range
  • Ability to use knives, kitchen machinery safely and effectively.
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.
  • Long hours sometimes required
Mental Demands
  • Make sound judgments quickly
  • Ability to work with others in a high demand kitchen
  • Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
  • Able to work independently, take direction and provide direction to others
  • Manage differing personalities within the kitchen, the hotel and the community
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high pressure situations
  • Ability to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary
  • Please note we are a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment background screening is required for all candidates offered a position.**
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