Seasonal Cook - Cool Water Cafe

The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center

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Cook Seasonal – Cool Water Cafe
The Howard Hughes name is synonymous with entrepreneurial vision, tenacity and a pioneering spirit, values that today are embodied by The Howard Hughes Corporation.  While Hughes’ passion for aviation and the silver screen are legendary, it was his visionary investment in real estate that forms the bedrock of the company today.  At the core of our DNA we believe we can Make Life Extraordinary.  For our people, for our stakeholders, for our shareholders and for the people that live, breathe, consume and experience our brand.
We believe in “Thinking Big” at The Howard Hughes Corporation.  We are driven by entrepreneurialism, a passion for excellence, and an unrelenting dedication to success.  Our mission is to be the pre-eminent developer and operator of master planned communities and mixed-use properties.  We create timeless places and memorable experiences that inspire people while driving sustainable, long-term growth and value for our shareholders. We create environments where people want to live, work, shop, dine and play from coast to coast to coast.
The Cool Water Café Cook will be responsible of preparing food and beverage items for customer consumption in an efficient and presentable manner. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards
  • Follow all kitchen opening and closing procedures.
  • Inspect food preparation areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Adherence to standards in food quality, preparation, recipes, presentation, policies and procedures.
  • Properly label, date and rotate food in coolers and freezers.
  • Order, receive and organize all products from the purchasing department on a daily basis.
  • Follow daily station specific cleaning procedures.
  • Maintain all equipment in proper working condition and report items in disrepair.
  • Mentor and train cooks as needed.
  • Work closely with cooks and chefs to promote teamwork.
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks as needed.
  • Work in a cooperative and friendly manner with fellow employees, set a positive example.
  • Provide the highest level of guest service to the hotel’s clients.
  • Maintain professional attire and personal hygiene.
  • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area.
  • Read, understand and follow all policies, procedures and practices as stated in the Employee Handbook.
  • Implement the hotel’s safety and emergency policies and procedures (i.e. evacuation, first aid, etc.) to include removing all safety hazards, following company’s OSHA program, safe lifting techniques.
  • Promptly report substandard (unsafe) conditions to Supervisor.
  • Promptly report accidents, injuries, property damage or loss to Supervisor.
  • Inform management promptly of any work-related problems or guest complaints.
  • Promote the hotel through goodwill, courtesy and a positive attitude.
  • Attend all scheduled training classes and meetings.
  • Continue to learn and grow in your position.
  • Perform any reasonable request as assigned or directed by management.
  • Provide for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules.
  • Assist person(s) with a disability.
  • Comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws ordinances as they apply to the hotel, guest and employees.
  • Due to the nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Food Handler certificate is required.
  • Previous food production experience in restaurant or hotel
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including weekends & holidays
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.”