Margaritaville Lake Resort - Prep Cook

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Posted Apr 19, 2020
Job Description

Come join the Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston and love where you work! It's the first Margaritaville in Texas and we welcome you to the one and only lake resort on Lake Conroe in Montgomery, Texas.

Are you currently looking to work at an exciting new Food & Beverage venue? If so, this could be your opportunity. We are seeking a Prep Cook with a culinary background for our new LandShark Bar & Grill.

OUR CORE PURPOSE:
Create and Deliver Fun and Escapism
Our team members are the best of the best. We hire energetic, committed people who have a genuine desire to take care of other people. Our team members approach their jobs as an opportunity to please and are dedicated to engaging with every guest, every time. We provide a fun and exciting environment to work and strive to ensure that you will Love Your Job!

OUR VALUES:
1. Every Guest, Every Time
2. Foster a shared responsibility for the well-being of our staff, guests, and community
3. Act with integrity and respect
4. “It’s my job to be better than the best.”

OUR BENEFITS:
For our full-time employees, we offer competitive and comprehensive medical, dental, life, disability, retirement and 401K benefits, on the job training, uniforms and recognition rewards. Enjoy daily breakfast, lunch and dinner in our Employee Cafe and free on-site parking. Benchmark offers extra perks to all team members - discounts on travel, electronics, appliances, cell phones and service, rental cars, dining, movies, sporting events, theme parks and more. Hotel room discounts are available to employees and immediate family members at Benchmark properties.

The Prep Cook will assist with production and preparation of food products as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Check daily production sheets as to daily work need. Assist in any area of the kitchen as needed. Prepares food items according to specific standards. Handle all food storage and preparation properly and according to safe food handling procedures. Utilize all kitchen equipment and tools properly and according to safety procedures. Keeps all refrigeration, equipment, and storage and working areas in clean, working condition in order to comply with health department regulations. Ensures that assigned work area has proper level of par stocks and supplies according to daily production sheets, daily menus, and banquets. Timely execution and complete all assignments as requested.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:
Maintain a high level of sanitation, safety and food quality. Maintain a superior level of professionalism. Knowledge of standard procedures. Knowledge of kitchens and storage areas. Must be able to communicate effectively with guests, management and staff. Must understand and comply with house policies and procedures, job description, chemical labels and other instructions.

ENVIRONMENT:
Inside main kitchen standing on hard floors. Working around hot stoves. Work may be performed in small areas. Work entails varying conditions of noise levels, temperature, and air quality.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Constant standing and frequent walking, bending, and reaching.
Manual dexterity of hand and fine motor skills in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e., knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.
Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push/pull goods up to 50 lbs or a maximum of 200 lbs on a hand cart/truck.
Ability to perform duties in confined spaces an within extreme temperature ranges.
Ability to strictly follow all sanitation, safety and cleaning schedules practicing clean-as-you-go techniques.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature & level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties & skill required of personnel so classified.

Skills Required

*High school diploma or equivalent.
*Experience in food preparation in a high volume kitchen.
*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 and food and non-food items).
*Ability to work flexible shift and stand for long period of time
*Ability to read and interpret recipe cards

Compensation:

Based on Experience

Job Categories

Job Types(s):   Restaurant / Food Service

Industry(s):   Travel / Hotel / Resort

Employment Type:   Employee - Full Time

Job Location(s):   Conroe / Lake Conroe

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