Cook - Suites

Oxford Inns, Suites, and Hotels - Pendleton, OR (30+ days ago)3.3

Looking to join a rapidly growing, innovative and progressive organization that truly recognizes the value of its employees? Oxford Inns, Suites & Hotels are building a superior organization with an exceptional team of individuals committed to maximizing our collective potential. We employ talented, energetic individuals who embrace our values and are devoted to being second to none. Oxford Inn, Suites & Hotels offers competitive pay and a robust benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k/Profit Sharing Plan, PTO, and Property Discounts).

POSITION SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of the Cook position is to provide consistently attractive and appealing foods for the breakfast buffet and evening responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: All duties and responsibilities of this position are to be performed with exceptional caring and genuine guest service upholding the Oxford Inns, Suites, and Hotels standards and culture at all times.
Food and Beverage Service (70%): Cook, set up and prepare food on the buffet line. Prepare hors d’oeuvres for the afternoon reception, assist with the bussing of tables after guest use, assist with menu preparation, maintain the attractive presentation and correct temperature of foods on the buffet line, sanitize all food-contact areas at least once daily, receive food and supplies shipments, perform the cleanup of the restaurant area.
Guest Relations (20%): Interact, acknowledge and greet guests as they enter the restaurant, exchanging beverage voucher. Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by coworkers and guests. Maintain integrity, confidentiality, and sensitivity when working with both internal and external guests.
Other (10 %): Communicate effectively with all hotel staff to ensure smooth delivery of services. Assist other departments with work as time permits. Coordinate with front desk, maintenance staff, Food and Beverage Manager and General Manager on things requiring attention.
Perform all tasks in compliance with federal, state, local, requirements and Oxford Inns, Suites, and Hotels safety standards and security procedures. Be knowledgeable about and able to respond to emergency situations. Report any maintenance repairs needed immediately to the Maintenance Department
High School Diploma or GED Required
Hospitality / Hotel Work Experience preferred
Cook experience required
Food handler’s license and liquor server permits as required by state law
Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, and repetitive hand and arm movements frequently
Must be able to list 50 pounds occasionally and often exert up to 20 pounds of force to push, pull, carry, lift or otherwise move objects
Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, push, pull, and walk on uneven surfaces on an occasional basis
While primarily an indoor job, must be able to walk outside in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, snow, heat)
Must be able to climb stairs both inside and outside in a variety of weather conditions