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Banquet Cook

The Rittenhouse

Prepare food items according to recipes and standards, taking pride in the excellence and quality of cuisine, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.

Posted May 14, 2019

Banquet Cook

The Rittenhouse

Opportunity:  Banquet Cook

Prepare food items according to recipes and standards, taking pride in the excellence and quality of cuisine, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.

Potential Career Path

Lead Cook – Sous Chef – Executive Chef – Food and Beverage Director

Essential Job Functions

  • Follow recipes to prepare food items accordingly.
  • Wash, peel, and cut fruits and vegetables; cut, trim, or clean meat.
  • Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Bake breads, rolls, or other baked goods.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food for pick up by server or deliver to guests.
  • Maintain clean and sanitized work areas such as cutting boards, counters and work spaces.
  • Secure and store food items properly.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Follow safe food handling procedures. 
  • Follow guidelines related to sustainability practices related to HHM’s EarthView program. 
  • Practice safe work habits and wear protective safety equipment.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Previous culinary experience or equivalent training required.
  • Department of Health Sanitation certificate may be required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

Address

210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone

(215) 546-9000

Rooms

118 Rooms

Website

The Rittenhouse