Vue Rooftop features indoor + outdoor space and is one of the leading rooftop restaurant experiences in the country. Vue Rooftop is on the top floor of the 12 story Hilton Garden Inn that is in downtown Iowa City. Hilton Garden Inn is a 10x winner of the JD Powers Award for customer service delivered in the upscale segment of the hotel industry. This Hilton Garden Inn is a 143 room property with banquet space for up to 220 guests.
We have primarily full time openings, but will also consider part time staff who have previous high volume restaurant cooking experience. Positions will work a mixture of morning and evening shifts (1st and 2nd shifts). The Line Cooks will be responsible for accurately and efficiently cooking meats, fish, vegetables, appetizers, and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking.
Essential duties and responsibilities for this position would include but are not limited to:
-Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and some holidays
-Must be on time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform
-Project a professional image in all aspects of work performance
-Must be able to maintain composure during periods of high stress
-Recognize and follow standards for meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and grains, including proper storage of these items
-Monitor and control maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment
-Adhere to all safety protocols including handing and transportation of foods and knife work
-Maintain effective utilization of leftovers and control of waste
-Knowledge of common food allergens and their substitutes
-Cook using a range of cooking methods including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying and baking
-Produce from scratch menu quality food in appropriate portion size, cut and quantity
-Ensure all food is prepared and presented in accordance with appropriate recipes, presentations and with guest orders
-Report any incidents of guest dissatisfaction or unusual matters of significance to a supervisor so corrective measures may be taken
-Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security, and emergency procedures
-Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned
-Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
Our Line Cooks will play a key role in this upscale property and as such, we have some flexibility in regards to the compensation of this critical position depending on experience. A competitive benefit package is available which includes health, dental, and vision insurance very affordable along with many other options. An additional bonus plan will also be available.
Kinseth Hospitality Companies is based out of North Liberty, Iowa. We are one of the largest hospitality management companies in the nation with development and ownership representing 21 brands in the hotel and restaurant industry. For more information, check us out at www.Kinseth.com for more information.