The Hotel at Auburn University
  • Auburn, AL, USA
  • 16.45
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay Rates, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplemental Insurance, PTO, 401(K) w/ Match, Tuition Reimbursements, Complimentary Meals, Hotel Discounts


Extensive Culinary experience required. Responsible for ensuring the success of the team by helping the Banquet Chef with all plate ups or additional tasks. Ensure the planning for promotional events is correct. To ensure each employee will be able to follow established recipe and plating guide provided to exact specification. Creation of daily specials, lunch buffet menus, and brunch menus Maintain and contribute to a positive work environment. Assist in the controlling food and labor cost.

Prepares salads, fruits, vegetables, cold meats, fish items, canapes, cold hors d'oeuvres, appetizers and
other cold dishes.
Prepares all pantry food items according to standard pantry recipes or, as otherwise specified by
supervisor, to ensure consistency of product to the guest; requires transportation of heavy food products.
Checks and controls the proper storage of product, especially on all fresh produce, checking on portion
control, to maintain quality product.
Keeps all refrigeration, storage, and working areas in clean, working condition in order to comply with
Health Department regulations.
Ensures that all equipment in working areas is clean and in proper working condition to comply with
Health Department regulations.
Visually inspects, selects and uses only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats and other food products of
the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items. Reads and employs math skills for following
recipes. Prepares requisition for supplies and food items for production in workstation.
Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor to
adhere to health standards.
Perform other duties as requested, such as cleaning up unexpected spills, or executing special guest
requests.
Abilities
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not
involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while
holding your arm and hand in one position.
Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to
a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your
two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand
you.
Ability to read, write and speak the English language in order to complete requisitions, read recipes and
communicates with other employees.
Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a
maximum of 100 lbs.
Ability to work in confined spaces. Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.
Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry objects weighing 25 pounds.
Ability to push, pull or transport materials weighing 200 pounds.
Tasks
Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure
safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature.
Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items,
and rotating stock.
Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
This job requires work in and out of walk in coolers and freezers where temperatures reach below 0
degrees. Extremes in temperature are likely. Extreme is defined as changes in temperature sufficient to
cause marked bodily discomfort unless the worker is provided with exceptional protection.
Knowledge
Food Production - Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food
products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
Education and Training - Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the
required knowledge, skills and abilities. High school diploma preferred. Culinary or Apprenticeship
program preferred.
Skills
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make
improvements or take corrective action.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the
points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative
solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to
choose the most appropriate one.
Work Activities
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating,
recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant
sources.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from
materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of
your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping,
and handling of materials.
Standing and walking are required to a sufficient degree and for prolonged periods.
Physical activities include standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying,
bending, stooping, reaching, stretching, holding, grasping.
Dexterity of hands, wrists and fingers sufficient to perform detail precession work. Repetitive motion of
hands, fingers, wrists and shoulders is likely.
Work Context
Spend Time Standing - 82% responded 'Continually or almost continually'
Face-to-Face Discussions - 80% responded 'Every day'
Indoors, Environmentally Controlled - 70% responded 'Every day'
Very Hot or Cold Temperatures - 70% responded 'Every day'
Contact With Others - 67% responded 'Constant contact with others'
Work Styles
Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Self Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and
avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured,
cooperative attitude.
Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress
situations.
Work Values
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind
employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision:
Technical.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others
and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Coworkers, Moral Values and Social Service.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and
make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use
their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability
Utilization and Achievement.
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working
conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and
Working Conditions.Interests
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on
problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools,
and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork
or working closely with others.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These
occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking
and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines.
These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a
clear line of authority to follow.
Artistic - Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often
require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people.
These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.


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