Seneca Falls, NY
We have an immediate opening for an experienced cook who has a passion for delivering awarding winning service, exhibits exceptional customer service and understands how to achieve companywide expectations.
The Gould Hotel is currently seeking an exceptional candidate to join our kitchen team. We are searching for friendly, energetic, highly motivated individuals who will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented restaurant environment.
Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
• Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters. Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
• Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking. Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience. Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
• Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
• Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to waiters or guests.
• Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
• Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption
• A professional appearance required. A uniform and nametag are required at all times.
• Perform additional duties as assigned.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Strong understanding of the kitchen operations and have knowledge about ingredients and kitchen equipment; basic math and measurement skills. Two years’ prior kitchen experience. Excellent customer service skills. Pleasant and helpful personality. Maintains professional appearance and demeanor at all times. Depending on business demands this individual may be asked to work additional hours, flexible schedule, and/or perform additional job responsibilities. Will be required to lift, carry, walk, sit, push, and pull throughout the shift.
These statements are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
A criminal background check, results of which are not necessarily a bar to employment, is required. We are a drug free workplace.