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Hyatt Cook in KANSAS CITY, Missouri

Description:

The Town Company, at Hotel Kansas City, is the latest concept from James Beard nominated Kansas City Chef, Patrick Ryan, and will present guests with an experience focused around an open-kitchen with open hearth cooking and some of the very best ingredients that this region has to offer and an intimate dining room with only 65 seats.

The Town Company is a nod to our city’s roots, and those who came before us to claim this town we now call Kansas City. Overseeing the culinary team is our Executive Chef, Johnny Leach, who joins us in Kansas City via Portland, Oregon.

We are committed to working with the best farms, ranches, and ingredients we can find in the area and cooking them with the best technique we possibly can. Our team values a positive, diverse, fun and team oriented kitchen that is free of ego.

Job Overview

A Line Cook is responsible for preparing food items in accordance with recipes and established standards in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding service.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare food items according to designated recipes and quality standards.

  • Maintain cleanliness.

  • Comply with food sanitation standards and ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.

  • Uphold all standards of kitchen hygiene.

  • Manage guest orders in a friendly, timely and efficient manner.

  • Ensure knowledge of menu and all food products.

  • Stock and maintain designated food stations.

  • Visually inspect all food sent from the kitchen.

  • Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures according to federal, state, local and company regulations.

  • Prepare requisitions for supplies and food items.

  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Hyatt has the best to offer in cook jobs: Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency preferred, but not required.

  • Food and sanitation certified preferred.

Experience:

  • Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.

  • 1 year of culinary experience preferred.

Interaction/Skill Set:

  • Must be able to speak, read, and understand English to communicate with colleagues and supervisors.

  • Enthusiastic, experienced and passionate about food.

  • Foster and uphold a culture of respect, learning and positivity amongst all colleagues.

  • Be an enthusiastic culinarian, eager to research, develop and learn.

Work Environment

  • Make continuous or repetitive arm-hand movements, such as slicing or chopping food.

  • Bend or stoop repeatedly over time, such as removing items from stove, oven, refrigerator or freezer.

  • Clean work area and equipment using broom, mop, sponge, cleaning solution and other applicable materials.

  • Move objects between 20-50lbs short distances.

  • Ability to stand, walk, and continuously perform the essential job functions for an extended period of time.

Primary Location: US-MO-Kansas City

Organization: Hotel Kansas City

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Culinary

Req ID: KAN001395

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