Cooks (Great Benefits, Various Positions, Starting at $14 an Hour) - The Abbey Resort on Geneva Lake - Fontana, WI

  • Benchmark
  • Fontana, Wisconsin
  • Dec 31, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Come be a part of something bigger! Benchmark Pyramid is a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home. Here are just some of the great benefits we offer: + Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs + Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses) + 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future) + Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn't love to get away) + Paid Time Off + Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you) + Employee family events (bring the kids!) + Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few + Many more, please inquire for more details Are you looking to work at an exciting, iconic Lake Geneva area resort that has mastered the art of guest service? Then The Abbey Resort is The Lake Geneva Experience you are looking for! We aim to hire individuals who are ready and committed to Be The Difference by creating memorable experiences in the lives of all we serve. As part of the Benchmark Pyramid global hospitality and Abbey Resort family you are considered to be a 'transformational agent' for our guests and 'the best of the best'! You will have the opportunity to join an incredibly talented team at an all service resort situated on the beautiful shores of Geneva Lake. Our property mission is to exceed guests' expectations by genuinely creating lasting memories through our commitment to maintaining positive attitudes, providing outstanding service and superior accommodations. Every Guest, Every Employee, Every Time! We offer an array of great benefits for all Abbey employees including on property discounts in the Waterfront Shop, Waterfront and 240 West Restaurants, Café Latte, Avani Spa and Salon, as well as discounted room rates for friends and family. We also offer on the job training, uniforms, recognition programs, housing options, free parking, and free employee meals through our Employee Galley. Scheduled hours may vary based on business needs and may or may not include holidays, weekends, various shifts, overtime or reduced hours in order to properly support overall operations. We're always ready to lend a helping hand, as such, you would be required to perform other tasks and duties as assigned. If you are ready to come Be The Difference - apply now! What you will have an opportunity to do: We are looking for someone passionate about the culinary arts to join our Culinary team. This individual must be creative, motivated, and passionate about growing their talents in the kitchen! Come join our culinary team as we curate an out of this world lakeside dining experience for our guests. No matter which culinary outlet you work in - you are sure to be an integral part of a memorable dining experience. Here's a 'nibble' on what they are all about: Our culinary team may be behind the scenes, but they are front and center in the kitchens prepping and creating a delectable array of soups, salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts. The Cooks assists the culinary leadership team in production and fabrication of food products for kitchen preparation, cafeteria, banquet cooking, dining room, and fine dining. These individuals will need to show an energetic spirit and passion for the culinary arts, be quick on their feet and willing to lend a hand with an attention to detail and cleanliness. Your Role: + You will develop your knowledge and skills in various cooking procedures and methods (grill, sauté and fry) + You will have the opportunity to experience using knives and various kitchen equipment + You will read and recreate recipes + You will be consistent on all food preparation + You will learn how to minimize food waste through cross utilization + You will have the opportunity to work with a world class culinary team + You will create workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment + You will prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat) + You will keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen + You will ensure all food and other items are stored properly + You will be responsible for the quality of ingredients If you have a passion for the Culinary arts and are looking to join a team where you can develop your skills and grow a career, then we want you! Salary: starting at $14/hr based on experience Your Environment: Controlled indoor temperatures, could experience high temperatures and high humidity to freezing temperatures when cooking and/or working with inventory indoors outdoors and walk-in coolers/freezers. Varied volume levels based on kitchen activity level. Standing and walking on hard surface tile flooring, possibility for wet floors, grass, pool deck and carpet - non-slip shoes a must! What are we looking for? We are looking for a highly motivated, customer focused Cooks to join our team! Successful candidates for this role will have previous experience working in a professional kitchen environment, with a strong desire to learn, to develop skills and work with the culinary leadership team to create menus which reflect seasonal availability and concept of the Zero to three years experience in heavy volume food production (Dependent on level of Cook, I, II or III) + High school diploma or equivalent experience/training. + Meet governmental health requirements. + Ability to operate kitchen power equipment. + Ability to utilize cutting instruments. + Ability to transport, handle and/or lift 40 lbs. (NOTE: kitchen equipment, food and non-food items). + Ability to effectively communicate in the English language. + Active Food handler's certification or the ability to get it + Must be willing to work a variety of day/night and weekend shifts + Requires strong organizational skills + Must be able to work independently + Able to be on your feet for long periods of time + Have a desire to exceed expectations + An energetic personality Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations. BENCHMARK is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. BENCHMARK'S distinguished and proven reputation is deeply rooted in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The company leadership and valued employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry' most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and memory making experience. BENCHMARK'S progressive "Be The Difference" culture and values are a cornerstone to the company's nearly 40 years of extraordinary achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized with the Benchmark Conference Centers mark of meeting excellence.