Hotel Lead Line Cook
Prepares, cooks and plates both hot and cold food. Assists with the set up and clear down of all back of the house operations. Following all opening and closing procedures and all LEGOLAND California Resort and Hotel safety, sanitation and cleanliness standards and policies.
Food Quality: Must possess in-depth knowledge of the location menu, product lines, and preparation procedures. Maintains and monitors the delivery of high quality, fresh food products to our guests on a daily basis. Effectively displays and prepares a high quality product for the guest using the fresh food philosophy as a basis for all displays. Monitors and maintains proper taste, temperature, and appearance of all food items. Must have ability to share their food knowledge with MCs on a daily basis
Training: Responsible for motivating, training, cross training and the development of kitchen staff in food safety, HACCP, guest service, and general safety policies and procedures. Provides positive and also corrective feedback to kitchen staff as required to improve performance output with assistance of Sous Chef and Executive Sous Chef.
Cost Control: Assists Sous Chefs in controlling costs on a shift-by-shift basis. Has knowledge of food quality standards and waste management, food excess and shortages, and the proper receiving, preparation, and storage of food. Support Sous Chef and Supervisor with budget figures on a daily basis and acts upon them. Responsible with the rest of the leadership team for both food cost, inventory policy and procedures.
Guest Services: Must understand and meet all guest expectations. Must maintain high service standards. Needs to work with and communicate with other team members to provide a positive guest experience. Must constantly train, re-train and monitor all cooks in the delivery of the highest standards of food quality and presentation as required by LEGOLAND California.
Background and Experience:
Requires 1-2 years of progressive experience in F&B production, preferably in a theme park, resort, or multi unit operation. Must be able to remain calm and maintain a positive image within a busy kitchen environment at all times. Should share a passion for cooking and delivering quality food in a quest service environment. Strong communication, organizational, verbal and written communication skills are required. Must work effectively in a fast-paced customer-focused environment within a Matrix Organization. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including and delivering quality food in a guest service environment.
Lifting light to moderate loads (10 to 50 lbs.) frequently; both hands will be required to lift and move loads with uneven weight distribution. Reaching and lifting above shoulder levels will be necessary. Ability to sit for sustained periods of time, to attend meetings both on and off site, perform paperwork activities, travel and drive. Intermittent and prolonged standing and walking to move about the site and interact with employees. Finger dexterity sufficient to complete paperwork and to use a computer. Visual acuity sufficient to read written materials, complete paperwork activities and to drive. Hearing sufficient to communicate with individuals in person and by telephone.
Various inside and outside locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays to support the hotel operation.
- Must be service orientated with a natural child affinity.
- Must be able to pass a Food Safety Manager's Test.
- Requires lifting, bending, and repetitious movements.
- Intermittent and prolonged standing and walking to move about the park site, and interact with employees.
LEGOLAND California, 1 Legoland Dr
Carlsbad, California, 92008
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