Part Time - Cook - Dual Branded Property, EVEN Hotel & Staybridge Suites Seattle Downtown – South Lake Union, WA
Hotel Brand: IHG Army Hotels
Location: United States, Washington, Seattle
Hotel: EVEN - Seattle - South Lake Union (SEASW)
Job number: R208234
At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts®, we own, operate and franchise more than 3500 hotels, offering close to half a million guest rooms in nearly 100 countries. By bringing your expertise and passion to any one of our brands, you will help us achieve our vision: to be the most preferred, admired, and successful hotel company the world over.
This is an IHG® dual branded location at the heart of the Emerald City of Seattle. Featuring our EVEN® counting with 123 rooms of “wellness” concept, and Staybridge Suites® with 112 room extended stay style.
At EVEN® Hotels we provide a thoughtful lifestyle offering for travelers seeking more options to stay healthier and balanced away from home.
Our hotels and wellness-savvy colleagues offer guests a best-in-class fitness experience, healthier food options and flexible working spaces. We inspire our guests to stay on track with their wellness routines so they can be at their best and achieve more. As a member of the EVEN® Hotels team, you’ll bring your passion for wellness, encouraging others and building connections with every interaction.
To inspire our Guests to stay on Track while on the road, we will:
Enliven Wellness through our passion, knowledge, and resources available to ensure balance and holistic well-being.
Be Encouraging by recognizing our guest’s achievements and offering positive words of encouragement and suggestions.
Get Personal to understand our guest wellness goals and help them maximize their wellness journey while traveling.
At Staybridge Suites® we want our guests to feel like part of the family which means we need you to:
Be down-to-earth by being straightforward and natural
Be thoughtful by being perceptive, caring and accommodating
Be sociable by being upbeat, involved, and friendly
Be reliable by being professional, a team player and resourceful
Your day to day
The Cook (Eat Well Provider) prepares meals in accordance with the brand quality standards specified in recipes, maintains kitchen cleanliness standards, and assists the Eat Well Director with food inventory, rotation, and ordering. Will also be cross trained as an Eat Well Host to assist and perform duties as needed.
Prepares and cooks orders for daily operations. Ensure all foods are cooked properly and hot foods are served hot, cold foods served cold.
Advises supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required.
Ensures all back of house spaces are properly cleaned and sanitized as outlined in the F&B Training manual.
Safely and properly stores food and beverage products, inventory, and equipment.
Replenishes supplies based on business forecasts in a timely and efficient manner.
Advises supervisor of low inventory items and assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required.
Communicates and coordinates with other departments to provide and receive insight about guest needs, requests, and complaints.
Works closely with the Eat Well Hosts to collaboratively deliver simple, natural, and good options to our guests.
Brings to life Simple / Natural / Good menu options that support our guests’ dietary needs and nutritional choices.
Responds appropriately to guest complaints and implements appropriate service recovery guidelines to ensure total guest satisfaction.
Regularly seek and use guest feedback to ensure that special needs and requests are fulfilled.
Shares own wellness journey with colleagues and guests.
Remains current on brand, wellness, nutrition, and industry information required to deliver the EVEN Hotels programs and services.
Maintains a clean, neat, and well-organized work area, including but not limited to reach-ins, walk-ins and counters.
Reports all unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
Maintains Green Engage initiatives in assigned work area.
Maintains sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meets or exceeds the state and local.
Health Board inspection and EVEN Hotels requirements.
What we need from you
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Alcohol awareness certification, food service permit (or valid health/food handler card), and any other credentials required by local or state government agency.
At least 1-year commercial food production work experience
Must speak and write English fluently.
Ability to work a flexible schedule.
Demonstrated recent experience planning and preparing healthy food in a work or non-work setting.
Some formal training in healthy food preparation
Bilingual, Spanish preferred
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with other colleagues.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in the scheduling of the kitchen staff, or when monitoring inventory.
Mathematical skills, including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used frequently.
Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
Standing up and moving about the kitchen
Climb short ladders.
Handling food, objects, products, and utensils
Bending, stooping, kneeling.
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.
Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing, and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.
At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual's, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work.
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