HEI Hotels

Sushi Cook

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/22/2022 3:25 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-29864
Category
Culinary and Stewarding
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Location Name
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

About Us

Set on 62 acres of family-fun, our resort ranks as one of the top five resorts in Orlando. Designed to be the ideal escape, guests enjoy the tranquility of Blue Harmony Spa and the relaxation of the surrounding area of Bonnet Creek. Their stay includes a picturesque 10-acre lake surrounded by walking paths, five pools, two lazy rivers, miniature golf, and shuttle transportation and advance purchase Theme Park tickets. Our family of associates has just as much fun working here as the guests that stay!

With 400 upscale rooms, multiple food and beverage outlets, meetings, and a full-service spa, we have an opportunity that suits you. Whether you are looking to start your hospitality career or you are a seasoned professional, our team is ready to welcome you to the family. You can be part of a passionate team that has fun, works hard, and loves one another. When you join the family, you also get the benefit of the HEI Loves culture. HEI Loves is dedicated to celebrating our associates by offering the most competitive compensation, benefits, and PTO programs. Our associates are also eligible to take advantage of everything from health and wellness packages and robust retirement plans to travel benefits, product and service discounts, and much more.

Don't meet every single requirement of this job? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At HEI we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to still send in your information. You may be the perfect candidate for this or for other roles within our organization!

We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.

Overview

The Sushi cook is responsible in knowing the proper methods of cutting fish, meat and vegetables, properly making sushi rice, How to handle fish and ingredients for sushi preparation, Selecting fresh and superior ingredients, Continually check the quality of raw and cooked products, positively interact with customers, Create an entertaining and special experience for customers, Creating an appealing presentation and garnishes,  Designing new types of sushi rolls, Keeping up with the latest trends, Safe Staff Certified and understand all health codes for the state of   Florida, Culinary Degree or 3 years’ experience in upscale restaurant. Able to work other stations in the restaurant as scheduled. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Wyndham Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Complete necessary food and station preparation prior to the opening of the restaurant in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Restaurant and Room Service operating hours.
  • Prepare and display buffet food items according to the hotel standards.
  • Proficiency in the following cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, sauté, braising, roasting and par-cooking.
  • Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products.
  • Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.
  • Maintain clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper handling, storage, and sanitation.
  • Prepare food for Banquets, ad required, following specifications on Banquet Event Orders.
  • Prepare and service food for the Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Breakdown buffets and kitchen line, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
  • Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
  • Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
  • Use Production Charts as specified by hotel’s standards.
  • Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that is in need of help.
  • Follow all Health Department and Company regulations in regards to food and storage standards and safety.
  • Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain a “Clean As You Go” policy.
  • Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.

Qualifications

  • Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • Culinary experience required.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.

Benefits

HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!

For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical and Dental programs through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as Vision insurance programs ​through EyeMed. ​Our Vacation, Sick and Holiday programs are available for you to rejuvenate with time off. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future. Specific details and eligibility of these programs vary by location and employment status. 

 

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HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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