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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Culinary

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Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park, Chicago, United States

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REF25296Z

Cook I

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Rising gracefully above Millennium Park and Chicago's impressive lakefront, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is located conveniently near major cultural attractions, the city's business and financial district and world-renowned shopping along the Magnificent Mile. With beautifully appointed, extraordinarily spacious guestrooms and spectacular suites, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers a superior and distinctive array of amenities and services, including phenomenal dining experiences, seasonal pop-ups and luxury event space. 


Job Description

Cook I
Do you have an appetite for career progression and ready to take your culinary skills to a world-class platform? Take your career to a whole new level with us and join our kitchen team.

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide for you and your family
  • Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
  • Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities

What you will be doing:

  • Prepare and service all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • In conjunction with the chef on duty; proactively prioritize, delegate, and assign duties to Cooks and Stewards to ensure a consistently high level of service and quality food for our guests
  • Maintain and order supplies, ensuring storeroom requisitions are accurate
  • Consistently ensure food quality, consistency and quantity are meeting established expectations
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure 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
  • Ensure food cost is managed and minimize spoilage; by controlling food waste through FIFO rotation, storage and preparation of all foods in all areas of the kitchen
  • Train other cooks in all aspects of the culinary operation
  • Liaise with other departments such as FOH and Stewarding to ensure excellent communication in order to achieve smooth operational outcomes

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • Creative and passionate about food and customer service
  • Previous experience in the culinary field required
  • Diploma/Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts including AM, PM, evenings and weekends
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; a team player utilizing proper communication channels
  • Clear understanding of Servsafe standards and proper food handling techniques

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  •  Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Successful candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
 
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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