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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Food & Beverage

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Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Seattle, Seattle, United States

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REF27917B

FT Cook I

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Located in the heart of Seattle's downtown, the Fairmont Olympic Hotel is a historic landmark in the city.  Be a part of history, providing service to our guests in an iconic and luxurious setting.  We look forward to welcoming you to the historic Fairmont Olympic Hotel located in the heart of Seattle.


Job Description

We are thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity to join our esteemed culinary team at the renowned Fairmont Olympic Hotel as a Cook I. As a Cook I, you will have the chance to showcase your culinary skills and contribute to creating memorable dining experiences for our guests. If you are passionate about food, possess creativity in the kitchen, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply.

What is in it for you:

  • $25.86 per hour
  • Employee travel program offering discounted rates in Fairmont’s and Accor worldwide
  • Parking/Commuting Discounts
  • Complimentary meal in our Staff Dining room
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Medical, dental, vison insurance available for all full-time colleagues and their families. Additional supplemental insurance available. Free base employee only medical insurance
  • 401K Retirement plans with a 4% match for all colleagues
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • Fun, elegant atmosphere with amazing colleagues!

Qualifications

What you will be doing:

  • Prepare and cook a wide range of menu items, ensuring high-quality and consistent results
  • Follow established recipes, portion sizes, and presentation standards
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to plan and execute menus for various outlets
  • Assist in monitoring inventory levels and ensure proper storage and rotation of food items
  • Maintain a clean and organized work station, adhering to food safety and sanitation guidelines
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new menu items and culinary concepts
  • Contribute to maintaining a positive and respectful work environment
  • Uphold the Fairmont brand standards of quality and excellence
  • Attend training sessions and workshops to enhance culinary skills and knowledge
  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen or hotel operations as needed

Your experience and skills include:

  • Able to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Minimum 3 years cooking experience in at least two different kitchen sections i.e. Gardé manger, banquets, a la carte, breakfast etc. preferred
  • Valid Food Handler Certificate require
  • Experience in a luxury hotel with comparable service and standards an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; a team player
  • Previous experience, minimum of three years, in the culinary field required
  • Diploma/Certification in a culinary discipline an asset
  • Must hold valid authorization to work in the USA

Physical Requirements Include:

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs
  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Additional Information

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

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company, and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  All offers contingent on background check and E-Verify.

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS   

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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