Garde Manger Cook II

Loews Arlington Hotel and Convention Center is a state-of-the-art, full-service meetings and resort destination that caters to groups of all sizes, as well as families who are looking for a world-class experience in the epicenter of the premier sports and entertainment district in the country. Centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth between iconic sports stadiums, Globe Life Field, home of the 2023 World Series Texas Rangers and AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, the 888-room resort features five restaurants and lounges, two pools with an authentic sandy beach, cabanas and a water slide as well as a fitness center, full-service spa and salon and 266,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

Job Specific

  • Oversees preparation and production of all cold food items, supervises Pantry/Prep personnel
  • Supervises/set up and organization of work area with all necessary supplies and equipment
  • Oversees/Receives, inspects, rotates all food products to ensure that only fresh, high quality ingredients are used
  • Supervises/preparation and storage of raw food products prior to final assembly of cold food items
  • Ensures that all standardized recipes are followed in the preparation and assembly of cold menu items
  • Assists Panty/Preparation personnel with completion of all duties as needed
  • Monitors plating of cold foods to ensure adherence to established plating/presentation guidelines
  • Uses knives, slicers, mixers, choppers, grinders and all other equipment in a safe manner according to the manufactures recommendations
  • Notifies Supervisor of an equipment malfunction or safety hazards immediately
  • Returns utensils to pot wash area, informs Steward of any HOT items
  • Cleans and breaks down work area, returns all ingredients to proper storage at end of shift
  • Ensures that all closing side work is complete, cooking equipment is turned off and kitchen is secure at end of shifts
  • Other duties as assigned

General

  • Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
  • Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or areas of concern
  • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow team members
  • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
  • Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
  • Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
  • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
  • Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
  • Recycles whenever possible
  • Remains current with hotel information and changes
  • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, or its equivalent
  • Post Secondary culinary training/certification as "Cook" from a recognized culinary training school +One year experience cooking in an upscale, high volume hotel or freestanding restaurant or equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Food Service Sanitation Standards
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of standard kitchen equipment and its use
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend; lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays

Loews Arlington Hotel Arlington, TX

Full time

Posted April 03, 2024

R0062105