BE A PART OF HISTORY

We are seeking over 700 new associates to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services with JW Marriott Savannah at Plant Riverside District—a newly transformed historic destination.


Cook- JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District

Location: JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District - Savannah, Georgia
Job Title: Cook- JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Type / FLSA Status: Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Available Shift: All Shifts / Flexible
# of Openings: 1
Requisition Number: 6776

Description

Beginning in late 2019, JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is set to transform Savannah’s historic riverfront into a vibrant new entertainment destination inviting guests and visitors to experience incredible dining between 12+ outlets, live music and concerts, high-end shopping and inspired hotel stays. The JW Marriott Savannah will offer 419 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites for couples, families, business guests and groups looking for inspiration, and discerning travelers with an appetite for something different.

JW Marriott Savannah offers a work experience unlike any other—where pursuing your passion is not only welcomed, it’s actively encouraged. We’re seeking over 700 new associates (aka Grand Performers) to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services at Plant Riverside District.

As a Grand Performer, you will have access to ELITE Benefits/Perks such as:

•Hotel Stay and Food/Beverage discounts at Marriott Hotels Worldwide for you and your family/friends

•Free Employee Meals!

•We are all friends here!  Refer your friends and get a Bonus up to $2000 if they are hired!

•20% Discount at all Kessler restaurants, Art Galleries, and Spas

•Start early with your Retirement Plan!  401K match up to 6% - goes into effect after 3 months

•Health Insurance Plans as low as $24/week!

•Stay Healthy!  Kessler Wellness Challenge – promotes healthy lifestyle with discounts at gyms and giveaways

•We care about your Fur Babies too!  We provide discounted Pet Insurance!

• After your 1st year, you can accrue on average of 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)

•We will offer 1.5 times the base rate/hour when you work any of the 7 observed holidays throughout the year!

•”Tickets at Work” discounts, special access to theme parks and more!

•Recognition Program with amazing prizes!

•Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Certification Assistance

•Company paid Basic Life Insurance $10,000

 

***This position is expected to start 1/2 month prior to opening date***

Summary: 

The role of a Cook  is to prepare food for the restaurants on property, employee meals, banquets and other specialist roles at the high quality our owners and guests expect.  As a Cook 2, it is expected to work with fellow Grand Performers to ensure satisfaction.  Cook 2 will take initiative and get creative in resolving challenges. 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

None

 

Essential Duties / Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Prepares all food items as directed.
  • Follows recipes and properly and efficiently prepares and presents all food items to be served, including accommodating special guests requests.
  • To rotate food in walk ins and freezers to minimize waste and spoilage. 
  • To maintain internal cleanliness of all food prep areas.
  • To communicate the need for goods to be ordered to kitchen leadership.
  • To follow all specifications and to properly set up hot and cold line stations.
  • To communicate all guest requests to an appropriate leader in a timely and professional manner.
  • To be able to read, understand and produce in a timely manner.
  • Immediately report all suspicious occurrences and hazardous conditions.
  • To maintain cleanliness and safety of work areas at all times.
  • To practice safe work habits at all times and to avoid injury to self and others.
  • To comply with company and departmental safety rules and regulations, including the property handling of all relevant equipment and machinery.
  • To attend all mandatory meetings as directed.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as requested.
  • To perform other tasks, including cross-training as directed.

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (KSA’s):

Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • Previous prep or line cook experience required.
  • Must have basic knowledge of production and operations in all relevant kitchen areas.
  • Must be familiar with proper use and cleaning of relevant kitchen equipment and machinery.
  • Basic knowledge of soups, stocks and sauces required.
  • Must have proficient knowledge of sautéing, culling, broiling, poaching, boiling, steaming and braising.
  • Knowledge of fabrication of basic proteins required.

 

Skills:

  • Professional communication skills are required.
  • Must have proficient knife handling skills

 

Experience / Education / Certifications:

  • Food handlers permit required.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions.
  • Previous prep or line cook experience required. 

 

Work Environment / Physical Demands:

The majority of time will be spent in kitchen. The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is constantly required to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 35 pounds, bend, stoop and reach with hands and arms, use fingers to handle or feel.
  • Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.

  • Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration.

  • Must be able to work safely in a kitchen environment with high temperatures and humidity

  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.




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