Ocean Place Resort and Spa

  • Cook

    Job Locations US-NJ-Long Branch
    Posted Date 4 years ago(12/23/2014 10:50 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Culinary Cook is responsible for the daily preparation of food items in a sanitary and timely manner to provide a positive dining experience.





    • Ensures a quality breakfast and lunch product is prepared and served according to designated recipes and quality standards in a timely and efficient manner.
    • May be assigned to the grill, line, banquet or other kitchen stations as needed throughout a shift.
    • Sets up and organizes work area, preparing food products as directed prior to service.
    • Practices correct food handling, sanitation, and storage procedures at all times.
    • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by kitchen management.
    • Restocks all items as needed throughout shift.
    • Responsible for the breakdown of kitchen stations, including labeling, dating products, and storing food properly at the end of each shift.
    • Assists with the sanitation and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and storage areas.
    • Ensures that all closing procedures are complete, cooking equipment is turned off, and kitchen is secure at the end of the shift.
    • Assists in all areas of culinary operations as requested by management.
    • Performs related duties as requested by a manager at any time.


    • Previous breakfast and lunch line cook experience required.
    • Two to three years of culinary experience in a fast paced restaurant or hotel preferred.
    • High school diploma or equivalent is required. College training in culinary arts is preferred.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with guests and staff verbally and in written form.
    • Must possess basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
    • Knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures required.
    • Ability to remain calm and courteous in demanding situations.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.
    • Ability to work well as a team.


    Physical Qualifications:

    • Requires the ability to bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions.
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.


    **Applicants will be subject to a cooking practical with the Executive Chef.**


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