Belmond Ltd Santa Barbara , CA 93101
Posted 2 months ago
El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. Ninety-two quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows dot the lush, terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean.
Original architectural features have been lovingly restored, including the historic, trellis-lined Arbor and Lily Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor zero-edge pool and a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the journey for today's luxury-seeking guest.
We are seeking a dynamic Prep Cook to assist the culinary team in providing five-star standards of service and cooking to guests while practicing El Encanto's policies and procedures. Prepares and cooks food with attention to cleanliness and sanitation, quality standards and taste, timeliness and cost effectiveness.
Maintains a clean, organized and safe workstation. Will ensure that the food quality, portioning and presentation reflect our promise for serving fresh California Coastal Cuisine.
Minimum of one-year culinary experience in specified area or training equivalent.
Demonstrates a can do attitude.
Conversational English vocabulary.
Proven ability to follow directions and follow recipes.
Knowledge of Health Department regulations and state, local, Food Safety, MSDS and OSHA
Ability to focus attention to details in performing repetitive tasks. with a high level of accuracy
Must be able to handle multiple tasks with the ability to prioritize work assignments.
Enthusiasm for working in a team oriented, fast paced environment that fosters creativity.
Ability to prioritize, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
Must maintain a sense of urgency work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to perform repetitive tasks.
Knowledge of proper food handling, sanitation regulations and preparation procedures.
Excellent guest service skills and attitude.
Ability to prepare food according to standardized recipes and El Encanto kitchen standards.
Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.
Culinary Degree or Certificate from an accredited establishment.
Previous experience in resort or at an upscale restaurant
High-volume cooking/baking experience.
El Encanto offers a full array of benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage. In addition, the company pays for basic life and AD&D as well as short term disability. Team members can choose additional coverage to include voluntary life/AD&D, spouse life/AD&D, dependent life, critical care, hospital indemnity, accident and flexible spending.
The Company offers paid time off, sick pay, a 401(k) program with Company matching, and an employee assistance program. Team members enjoy free cafeteria meals and discounts on food and beverage, spa treatments, and retail boutique items.
The Discovering Belmond program offers complimentary accommodation for team members while on leisure travel outside their region at any Belmond hotel and resort. It also offers food and beverage at a discounted rate. In addition to the complimentary offerings, discounted rates are available for safaris, trains and cruises.