Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Prepares food items, such as salads, soups, sauces, meats, and vegetables according to prescribed recipes and guidelines.
  • Butchers chicken, fish, and shellfish. Cuts, trims and bones meat prior to cooking.
  • Reads menu to estimate food requirements and requisitions food from storage.
  • Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate/maintain appropriate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roaster and steam kettles.
  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe using a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment such as blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, and knives.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils and steams meats, fish, vegetables and other foods. Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking, according to recipe and adjusts as needed.
  • Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to observe that it is cooked. Uses thermometer to ensure food is cooked/maintained at proper temperature.
  • Carves meats, portions food onto serving plates, adds gravies and sauces and garnishes servings.
  • Reporting to work as scheduled (on time and on regular basis) is an essential function of the job.

Qualifications (relevant experience, education and training):

  • One-year prior food prep experience required. Culinary degree or training desired.
  • Possess advanced knowledge of food preparation, professional cooking and knife handling skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, recipes, short correspondence and memos.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, team members may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.
  • Work schedules will include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Must have a valid current Food Handlers Card or willingness and ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment

The Hotel Granduca is an equal opportunity and E-Verify employer M/F/V/D.

All guests and employees are required to wear face masks while inside the hotel and practice social distancing.

Full time
Salary Range
$19,000.00 - 27,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
West Lake Hills, TX 78746, US