Fairmont Banquets Cook III in United States

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Banquets Cook III

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Cook III, the care you devote to food and workspace preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare.

Hotel Overview: * *

When you’re ready to escape to endless Pacific sunshine, world-class accommodations and impeccable service, look no further than San Diego’s premier resort: Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or slipping away for the weekend, start planning your Grand Moment with our specials and packages.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:* *

  • To produce all hot and cold food items for service in the restaurant and catering functions, ensuring that all are prepared according to Fairmont Grand Del Mar standards and specifications.

  • Prepare food of consistent quality following Fairmont Grand Del Mar standards

  • Date all food containers and rotate per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Practice safety standards at all times.

  • Cook orders as requested, including special requests.

  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare over estimated needs.

  • Practice sanitation standards at all times. Make sure that all perishables are being kept at the proper temperatures.

  • Properly portion all items on assigned station.

  • Control food waste, loss and usage per SOP. Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems.

  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages. Assist in keeping buffet stocked.

  • Assist in prep work of vegetables and condiments as required for the next shift.Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.

  • Each associate is expected

Employee Status


  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively with guests and co-workers.

  • Pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, upward reaching

  • Ability to read BEO

  • Cooks on carving station, pasta, omelet and stir fry stations

  • Ability to work all banquet functions

  • Ability to cut, trim and bone meat prior to cooking

  • Ability to wash, peel, cut and shred fruits and vegetable to prepare them for use

  • Ability to have a positive relationship with other departments

  • Ability to bake, broil, sauté and steam meats, fish, vegetables and other foods

  • Ability to measure and mix ingredients according to recipes

  • Must be able to speak and understand basic English* *

*Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): *

  • Exposure to extreme temperatures

  • Prolonged periods of standing and/or walking

Visa Requirements:Must be eligible to work in U.S.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: United States-San Diego-Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: Ongoing

Req ID: GDM00631