Cook 4 (OC) - Westin Princeville

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    Cook 4 (OC) - Westin Princeville

    Company:
    Westin Properties

    Location:
    3838 Wyllie Road
    Princeville
    HI
    96722
    US

    Category:
    Restaurant - Food Service

    Degrees Required:
    Not Specified

    Employment Type:
    Full-Time

    Manages Others:
    No

    Requirements:
     

    Requirements:

    Vistana Company Overview


    Vistana Signature Experiences, Inc. (Vistana) is a leading developer, owner and operator of 22 high-end vacation ownership resort properties. Founded in 1980, Vistana is the exclusive licensee of the Sheraton® and Westin® brands in vacation ownership and uses related trademarks under license from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Vistana offers its more than 220,000 owners Gold status in the industry-leading Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG) program and drives value for guests by delivering exceptional levels of service and programming that are unique to the brands and distinct in the market. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Vistana is an operating business of ILG, Inc. (Nasdaq: ILG), a leading global provider of professionally delivered vacation experiences. For more information, please visit: https://www.vistana.com.


    Property/Location


    Westin Princeville Ocean Resort - 3838 Wyllie Rd, Princeville, HI 96722

    The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas lies along a lush cliff resting two hundred feet above the Pacific Ocean on the north shore of Kaua'i. The Westin Princeville is an upscale Resort which provides a thoughtfully designed experience making the healthiest The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas lies along a lush cliff resting two hundred feet above the Pacific Ocean on the north shore of Kaua'i. The Westin Princeville is an upscale Resort which provides a thoughtfully designed experience making the healthiest choices irresistibly appealing.

    A welcoming oasis to the savvy traveler, every innovative service aims to help guests thrive so they feel better than when they arrived: A truly restorative sleep in the world-renowned Heavenly® Bed, a Spa-like invigoration with the Heavenly® Bath, healthful indulgence from SuperFoodsRx menus and energizing exercise with WestinWORKOUT®. Westin ensures guests are well rested, well nourished and well cared for.


    Job Description



    POSITION PURPOSE


    Prepare salads, fruits, dressings, cold meats, fish items, canap�s, cold hors d'oeuvres, appetizers and other cold dishes according to hotel standards.



    Hourly Wage: $18.06 - $22.58



    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS



    AVERAGE % OF TIME


    40% Prepare all pantry food items according to standard pantry recipes or as otherwise specified by supervisor to ensure consistency of product to guests. This requires transportation of heavy food products.



    20% Ensure the proper storage of product, especially on fresh produce, checking on portion control to maintain quality product.



    25% Visually inspect, select and use only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats and other food products of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items. Read and employ math skills for following recipes.



    10% Keep all refrigeration, storage and working areas in clean working condition in order to comply with applicable health regulations.



    Other:


    Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.



    Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.



    Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Vistana Signature Experiences rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel's facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.



    SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS


    In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:



    • Consult with supervisor on a daily basis which included checking in and out as well as with other departments that are directly related to the culinary and Food & Beverage department.



    • Participate in long range planning.

    Requirements


    SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:
    • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
    • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
    • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Must possess basic computational ability.
    • Must possess basic computer skills.
    • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of cold food preparation.
    • Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.
    • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
    Physical Demands
    • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more.
    • Walking and standing is required during most of the workday. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
    • Must have the ability to bend, squat and lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
    • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
    • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis.
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
    • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
    • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
    • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
    • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
    • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
    Education
    High school or equivalent education required. Culinary or apprenticeship program preferred.
    Experience
    Minimum of 1-3 years cooking experience. Cold food preparation experience required.
    Licenses or Certificates
    Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits. TB clearance required.
    Grooming
    All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Vistana Signature Experiences standards.
    NOTE:
    • This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associate in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
    • A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the associate occupying this position. Associates will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.
    • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

    Diversity Commitment


    At Vistana, we celebrate the diversity of people, ideas and cultures. We believe our differences are what make us better Ð a better place to work, a better place to grow, enabling a better way to see the world.


    Equal Employment Opportunity


    The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, veteran's status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The Company complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled employees and applicants.


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