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The Campbell House Lexington, KY - Prep Cook

Nestled in the heart of horse country, The Campbell House is a historic, boutique hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.  For over half a century, world leaders, equestrian enthusiasts, business travelers, lovely brides and numerous groups have chosen the Campbell House in Lexington, KY as a place of refuge, renewal and rejuvenation. Originally built as a small two-story building in 1949, the Campbell House is Lexington’s most recognized and cherished hotel.  Our recent multi-million dollar renovation has transformed this local jewel into one of the finest hotels in Kentucky.

Featuring 250 guest rooms and suites, and 18,000 square feet of flexible function space, we can accommodate everything from board meetings to conventions.  The Campbell House is the perfect location for business travel, groups, meetings and social events.

HP Hotels is offering a great opportunity to join a growing hotel development and management company as a Line Cook for the The Campbell House in Lexington, KY.

We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team as a Line Cook.

Duties:

As a cook you are responsible but not limited to:

  • Promoting a safe and professional workplace through adhering to the hotel policies and procedures
  • Complies with all health and safety regulations.

  • Preparing food by washing, peeling, and cutting vegetables and fruits; cleaning, cutting and preparing meats, poultry, and seafood; preparing all foods according to the recipes
  • Can identify food items, produce, meats, cheeses, sauces, and prepared food.

  • Uses knives, measuring ladles, scoops, scales, can openers, kitchen scissors or other kitchen equipment including, without limitations, slicers, mixers, skillets, steamers, and other tools or utensils.

  • Checks stock levels in cooler for sufficient stock.

  • Handles multiple priorities, works under stress and exercises good judgment when dealing with guest situations and complaints.

  • Maintaining a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by cleaning work areas, equipment and utensils, removing garbage, and follow sanitation standards and procedures

  • Keeping supplies and foods ready by inventorying stock, verifying receipts and storage.
  • Must be flexible with hours
  • Willingness to work during all weekends, and some holidays.
  • Have great customer service skills.
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug screen.
  • Be aware of any suspicious activities or persons. Report such activity immediately to your supervisor or the General Manager.
  • Follow all departmental rules and procedures in doing your job.
  • Maintain assigned equipment. Report any problems with your equipment to your supervisor or maintenance immediately.
  • Be aware of and follow all safety rules and use caution in doing the job.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

REPORTS TO: Executive Chef / Sous Chef

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Employees must meet these minimum requirements:

  • Educational Skills: none 
  • Job Experience: 1-2 years 
  • Communication Skills:
  • Speak some English
  • Read some English
  • Write some English
  • Business Mechanical Skills: none
  • License/Certification: Food Handling Certificate or ServSAFE required
  • Physical Activities and Requirements
  • Normal Work Position
  • Standing and walking 100% of the time
  • Lifting                       
  • Bending
  • Minimum Weight Employee must be able to lift: 50 pounds
  • Working Conditions:
  • Hot                                        
  • Cold
  • Dirty at times                       
  • Work Alone and with Others

Responsibilities:

  • Care of Equipment: Frequent 
  • Safety of Others: Occasional
  • Guest Contact: Frequent
  • Confidential Data: Occasional
  • Decision Making: Occasional
  • Acts in Supervisory Capacity: Never
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