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Utility Cook Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Utility Cook

Crescent Hospitality Corporation - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 8/18/2021 - Expires: 11/16/2021

Job ID: 230759855


Job Description

*$1,000 New Hire Bonus!*

Must be available 1st & 2nd Shift

JOB OVERVIEW:  Prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment. Must be available weekends and holidays.


Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers.
Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs.
Date all food containers and rotate as per Crescent standards, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up.  Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages.  Assist in keeping buffet stocked.
Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, loss and usage per Crescent standards.
Operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron and flat top grill.
Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
 Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
Preparing all major food items, including all soups, vegetables, sauces, etc.
Prepares all foods for banquet meals according to standard recipes to ensure consistency of product to the guest.
Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items of the highest quality in the preparation of all menu items.
Employee will maintain control charts of all food items produced and be responsible for opening and closing checklists and production of daily menu items.
Set up, produce, and control quality of all food items
Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils and equipment.
Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards.
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage.
Other duties include being able to read, follow menus and recipes, compute basic mathematical calculations.

*$1,000 sign on bonus for new external candidates - valid for Room Attendant, Cook, Dishwasher and Security Positions only*

Bonus paid as follows:  After 30 days - $200  |  After 60 days - $200  |  After 90 days - $200  |  After 180 days - $400


Must have the ability to communicate in English.
Self-starting personality with an even disposition.
Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
Can communicate well with guests.
Must be willing to "pitch-in" and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.
Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.
Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule.
Must be a self starter and willing to assume responsibilities for the position.
Other duties include being able to read and follow menus and recipes and compute basic mathematical calculations.
Must be available to work a flexible schedule
Minimum of two years experience is preferred.
2 or more years of fine dining experience
Diploma certification in a culinary discipline a plus but not required
Passion for culinary
Must be able to pass pre-employment background check


Medical, Dental, Vision
Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability (Free for manager positions)
Free Group Life Insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance
Vacation, Personal Days
401k + Matching
Hilton Team Member Travel Discount!
Crescent Hotel & Resorts Travel Discount!
Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Accident Insurance
and much more!

Innovative - Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
Team Player - Works well as a member of a group

Flexibility - Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Licenses & Certifications
ServSafe Allergen Cert (preferred)
Certified Food Handler (preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans Crescent Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Crescent Hotels & Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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