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Cook 1 - Employee Dining Room (Full Time)

Company: Pebble Beach Resorts
Location: Pebble Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Background:

For nearly a century, friends and family, celebrities and athletes, world travelers and locals alike, have all flocked to Pebble Beach Resorts. This stunning slice of Californias Monterey Peninsula is a wondrous place that we are proud to share. Pebble Beach Company, headquartered in Pebble Beach, California, owns and operates the world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts, including The Lodge at Pebble Beach, The Inn at Spanish Bay and Casa Palmero at Pebble Beach. The company also operates four renowned golf courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay and Del Monte Golf Course.

Its other famed properties include scenic 17-Mile Drive, The Spa at Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach Golf Academy & Practice Facility and Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. It annually hosts premier events such as the Pebble Beach Concours dElegance, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational presented by DELL Technologies, Pebble Beach Food & Wine and PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee. Pebble Beach Golf Links has hosted six U.S. Opens, five U.S. Amateurs, one PGA Championship and numerous other tournaments.

Job Summary:

The Cook 1 produces hot and cold foods prepared to the highest standards set by the Lodge kitchen management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assign tasks to employees, with the approval of the team leaders.
  • Prepare cold food sandwiches, salads, and dressings.
  • Basic vegetable prep; slicing; dicing and proper handling.
  • Preparations and handling of meat, fish, vegetables, starches, etc.
  • Basic hot food preparation.
  • Frying, grilling, baking roasting and poaching techniques.
  • Saucier, butter sauces and all other sauces.
  • Prepare all necessary menu items, including soups and sauces, as directed by the team leaders.
  • Employee Dining Room cooking; salad bar, set up, etc.
  • Basic Garde Manager.
  • Proficiency in knife and equipment skills.
  • Keep recipe and set up documentation.
  • Follow recipe cards exactly and assist in preparing new cards for specials or new menus.
  • Learn and work both sides of the Stillwater Grill, Tap Room and banquet stations.
  • Set up the mise en place for the station.
  • Set up buffet stations and perform carving, stir fry or other designated function at that station.
  • Time the cooking of food to ensure that the entrees from each order are completed at the same time.
  • Check the quality of food produced at the station, ensuring consistency of each mise en place.
  • Arrange food on the plates, ensuring an attractive presentation.
  • Assist with dish up for banquet functions.
  • Add garnishes to complete plates of food.
  • Help all other cooks and all other lines as needed, contributing to an environment of teamwork.
  • Assist special events as needed.
  • Be cost conscious at all times.
  • Rotate food in coolers, dry storage and personal mise en place to ensure freshness and reduce waste and spoilage.
  • Keep work areas & refrigerators clean and neat at all times.
  • Clean, care for and store all equipment. Clean cooking surfaces.
  • Report all faulty equipment or unsafe conditions to team leader.
  • Training new employees, Cook 4, Cook 3, Cook 2, in their responsibilities, required knowledge, skills and organization of the kitchen.
  • Work with butcher to ensure consistent product, portions, cuts, amounts and inventory pars.
  • Contribute a list of needed items to the daily food order.
  • Discuss daily events and production schedule with the team leaders.
  • Make suggestions to improve the quality of food production and presentation.
  • Requisition food from Purchasing Department in the absence of the Team leaders. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Comply with all Pebble Beach Company safety, health and sanitation policies and procedures.

Absolutely Required Skills:

  • Basic hot/cold food cooking knowledge, proficient knife skills.
  • Five years kitchen experience including two years in equivalent position at a premier restaurant, resort or hotel.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Desired Skills:

  • Graduate of accredited culinary program or apprenticeship desirable.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to stand for long periods of time and move frequently from area to area. Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. Regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Firm grasping and repetitive hand-use required.

Why work for us:

  • We encourage YOU to be our guest. When you work for Pebble Beach Company, we encourage you to experience what our guests experience at a 30% discount in all our amazing restaurants, retail and spa.
  • Golf on the greatest courses. Even if you dont golf, youll quickly become the most popular member of the family and your circle of friends with our amazing employee golf benefits.
  • Grow your career with Pebble Beach University. We understand the need and desire to continually grow and develop, and we provide opportunities for ongoing learning through our Pebble Beach University training programs.
  • Lunch is on us. Enjoy a meal in our Employee Dining Room for every shift you work.

COVID UPDATE: All employees agree the health and safety of our team and guests is our number one priority. All employees will be required to submit to a temperature test and health survey process daily, prior to the beginning of their shifts. Employees agree to complete a comprehensive training program that outlines new standards on COVID-19 safety and sanitization protocols before the beginning of the employees first scheduled shift. Employees must commit to wearing their required departmental Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during their shifts and to adhere to social distancing protocols, as well as all PBC health and sanitation guidelines.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Keywords: Pebble Beach Resorts, Salinas , Cook 1 - Employee Dining Room (Full Time), Other , Pebble Beach, California

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