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Cook 2 - City Cruises Norfolk

Company: Hornblower - City Experiences
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

City Cruises is looking for Cooks in Norfolk, VA for our upcoming season beginning in March.

About Us:

City Experiences' passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40- year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you're an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

About the Opportunity:

The cook is technically competent in food preparation and production, contributes to general galley operations including receiving and storing provisions, is hospitable and cordial to coworkers and guests, and acts safely and responsibly.

About You:

This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences' RESPECT Service System.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect food preparation and service areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices
  • Provide exceptional hospitality to coworkers and guests as prescribed in Our Service System (OSS)
  • Prepare high-quality food following prescribed recipes and production specifications
  • Receive and organize hot line food orders; portion, arrange, and garnish food for service
  • Receive and store food and supplies using proper food-handling techniques including stock rotation and monitoring temperatures of perishable products
  • Assist in routine cleaning of galley including daily cleaning of equipment and implements, sanitizing food preparation surfaces, and mopping floors
  • Be prepared to begin work at scheduled time
  • Maintain uniform and personal grooming in compliance with appearance standards
  • Greet guests as they enter premise
  • Describe dishes to guest
  • Deliver food to expediting station
  • Maintain buffet areas in accordance with food runner training manual
  • Monitor and maintain buffet food and supplies throughout service
  • Stock hot boxes on the deck with ample food for service according to par levels
  • Complete Buffet Maintenance Checklist and present to manager for review
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of galley and service areas
  • Efficiently and promptly deliver hot and cold food items to the dining cabin from the galley
  • Set up and organize holding ovens and cold holding areas for service
  • Assist in serving starting and dessert courses to guests
  • Additional job duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications:
    • At least one (2) year previous kitchen experience required
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Energetic and enthusiastic personality essential
    • Will be closely supervised; must be able to take direction
    • Must be able to effectively understand and convey written and verbal information to coworkers and guests
    • Must possess a service orientation - actively looking for ways to help others
    • Will work for extended periods without sitting
    • The nature of the work may be strenuous, and the work environment may be warm
    • Required to lift and move heavy items such as cases of provisions and large containers of prepared foods
    • Will be required to be available for work on all major holidays The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences' mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

      The Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against any applicants or employees based upon their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics prohibited by applicable law.

      Additionally, we encourage all qualified applicants including those with past arrest or conviction records to apply. The Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

      We encourage qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply.PandoLogic. Keywords: Cook, Location: Norfolk, VA - 23509

Keywords: Hornblower - City Experiences, Norfolk , Cook 2 - City Cruises Norfolk, Hospitality & Tourism , Norfolk, Virginia

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