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Company: Huntington Hotel Group
Location: Goleta, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure


Job Title: Cook

Department: Food & Beverage

Reports to: Food & Beverage Manager, Restaurant


Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to cook and prepare food according to prescribed recipes and quality standards.

Essential Functions

Food Preparation

  • Plans and prepares various food items and meals for hotel restaurant and catered functions.
  • Understands food cost and portion control without sacrificing quality.
  • Assists with quality and presentation issues, cleanliness and organization of kitchen and restaurant when necessary.
  • Accommodates Guests' special requests.
  • Adheres to proper food handling and safety guidelines at all times.

Inventory and Control

  • Assists with inventory, ordering, and receiving of all Food and Beverage items as directed.
  • Maintains and enforces sanitation laws and safety standards with anyone entering the kitchen area.


  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with Guests, clients, co-workers, and management.
  • Coordinates catering reservations and food preparation with the Sales Department.
  • Adheres to proper grooming and dress codes for the department.
  • Carries out hotel emergency procedures.
  • Performs all other duties as directed, developed, or assigned.
  • Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise

    • Language Skills: Must be able to understand the proper use of kitchen equipment and verbal instructions.
    • Technical Skills: Food preparation, ability to follow recipes, and service skills required.
    • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Food handler's permit.
    • Other Skills and Abilities: Operate equipment such as, but not limited to, oven, grill, stove, mixer, dishwasher, and utensils. Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


    • Hospitality or food service experience preferred.

    Physical Requirements

    • Seeing – Must be able to see well enough to read recipes and labels on products.
    • Hearing – Must be able to hear well enough to communicate on the phone and in person.
    • Standing/Walking/Mobility – Must be able to stand to prepare and cook food.
    • Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling – Must be able to climb four flights of stairs. Must be able to stoop and kneel to put away products.
    • Lifting – Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
    • Fingering/Grasping/Feeling – Must be able to handle cooking utensil, kitchen gadgets, etc.

    ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

    FLSA: non-exempt

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