Lead Cook (PM)

Fullerton Marriott at California State University

Posted February 14, 2019


As a Lead Cook, you’ll be responsible for producing high quality dishes in a quick and efficient manner. In addition, a Lead Cook provides leadership for Cooks to ensure that the kitchen line is running in an efficient manner.

Job Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of a Lead Cook include:

  • Preparing menu items according to standard
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work area
  • Ensuring that equipment in work area is clean and in proper working condition
  • Operating a variety of kitchen equipment
  • Stocking, dating, rotating and checking temperatures of product
  • Providing leadership and training to line cooks
  • Inspecting assigned areas and coordinating cleaning activities with kitchen management
  • Supervising the production of all food items
  • Ensuring the quality of food items

Job Requirements

The ideal Lead Cook candidate will have had a minimum of 2 years previous experience as a cook in a high-volume, three meal a day restaurant environment. The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Supervisory experience required
  • Demonstrated expert skill level on all cook stations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a focus on coaching for success
  • Ability to oversee the daily operations of the kitchen in the absence of a Chef
  • Ability to speak with others using clear and professional language
  • Ability to listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees
  • Ability to stand, walk and move around during entire shift
  • Ability to handle, carry and/or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy
  • Must be willing and have the ability to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Must have a valid Certified Food Handlers Card or be capable of obtaining one
  • Previous experience working in a hotel restaurant, banquet operation, or similar kitchen a plus!

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Fullerton Marriott at California State University

224 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Our hotel is conveniently located adjacent to California State University and a short distance from downtown Fullerton. Visitors can easily travel to dazzling attractions during your stay such as Crystal Cathedral, Brea city, Knott's Berry Farm and Disneyland in Anaheim. After those adventures, guests can ease into our spacious rooms and suites. We offer complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding and room service for utmost comfort. Following a rejuvenating morning, guests can visit our outdoor pool and fitness center for their daily workout. Then satisfy their built up appetite at our on-site restaurant. Spadra33 serves a fusion of American and Asian cuisine to satisfy even the pickiest of palettes. Fun and dining isn't the only thing our hotel provides. We can host a business meeting or wedding reception in one of our contemporary event venues. Whatever brings visitors to town, they will create lasting memories at Fullerton Marriott at California State University.