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Banquet Cook

Company: Boise Centre
Location: Boise
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
The Banquet Cook prepares large quantities of food for banquets and events. Assisting with all kitchen functions, the Banquet Cook ensures food is presented in a professional manner and the highest quality. Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, the Banquet Cook is an essential team player to provide our guests with unforgettable experiences.

OUR PURPOSE:
As Idaho's premier event venue, our mission is to WOW our guests with unforgettable experiences. Our team of passionate, creative professionals are devoted to excellence in food, service, amenities, and venue management.

WHAT IS BOISE CENTRE?
Boise Centre opened in 1990 and is Idaho's largest convention, meeting, and tradeshow facility. Located in vibrant downtown Boise adjacent to the Grove Plaza. Featuring, 86,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. The convention center hosts more than 220 diverse events each year, bringing over 125,000 guests through our doors.

WHY WORK AT BOISE CENTRE?
Part-time schedule with the potential for a full-time position in the future
State-of-the-art kitchen equipment
Opportunities to grow within Boise Centre
Ability to cross train with other departments at Boise Centre
Employee assistance program
Complimentary meals provided to the employee while working events (with meal service)
Phenomenal team atmosphere and professional culture, WOWgisitics!
WAGE:
Starting at $17.25-19.50/hour depending on experience
WHAT DO BANQUET COOKS DO?
Prepares ingredients and monitors food by following standardized recipes to ensure food quality
Sets up and maintains a sanitized workstation with ingredients, cooking utensils, and equipment to ensure equipment is clean, sanitized, and maintained
Evaluates prepared food for presentation, including flavor, appearance, and temperature
Ensures all food that exits the kitchen is presented in a professional and creative manner
Assists with inventory management, food rotation and provides input to the quality of products used
Assists with training staff on basic culinary techniques to produce quality food
Keeps current with culinary and seasonal trends, service, and presentation styles
Practices food safety and sanitation in accordance with Boise Centre Standards, Local, State, and Federal laws
Please submit a resume, a cover letter is recommended.

Requirements:
REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
A minimum of two years culinary and/or baking experience, required
Must be willing to complete Idaho Food Handlers Permit (free online at https://foodsafetyexams.dhw.idaho.gov/ ), or already possess a ServSafe certification
Knowledge of basic kitchen functions, temperature control and baking
Skilled in using a knife and understand knife techniques and safety
Ability to work in a high-stress, high-volume work environment with the team
Provides timely and thorough customer service to internal and external customers
Interacts professionally and effectively with others
Regular and reliable work attendance at scheduled time on-site
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, safely operate equipment and exposure to food grade chemicals, and withstand hot steamy room for long periods of time
Good peripheral vision and dexterous with both hands
Frequently will: stand and walk for long periods of time; bend, stoop, kneel, and twist; reach and use of ladders, stools, and stairs; lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds
May be exposed to moderate noise levels
Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours, long hours, weekends, evenings, and holidays

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Keywords: Boise Centre, Boise , Banquet Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Boise, Idaho

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