Aparium Hotel Group is looking for a Seasonal Pizza Cook (PT) at The Charmant Hotel in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, working and maintaining a wood-fired pizza oven. Qualified candidates will have the ability to properly follow recipes and complete prep work in a timely manner. This position will also be working various stations on the lunch and brunch hotline.
Prepares food items according to guest orders
Follows recipe cards, as well as production, portion and presentation standards
Completes mis en place and set-ups station for breakfast, lunch, dinner and/or event service
Operates, maintains and properly cleans kitchen equipment
Controls food waste, loss and usage policies
Must be able to obtain any required food handling or sanitation certification required by local or state agencies
Good reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
High school education, cooking school or culinary institute education or equivalent experience
Minimum two years culinary or related work experience
Maintain a good working relationship with other associates by promoting teamwork and fostering a harmonious working climate
Partake in a positive work ethic and surrounding environment
Able to work alone without direct supervision
Demonstrate high degree of drive and determination
Constantly recommend service and product improvement to better the operation
Attend all required meetings
Follow proper payroll and uniform procedures
Properly handle and report associate and guest accidents
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental polices/service procedures/standards
Assist with responsibilities and duties in other departments and as assigned by management
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel
Standard restaurant setting
Standard kitchen setting
Standard Event setting
Standard Room Service setting
Continuous standing and walking
Negotiating wet tile floor and steps Forces
Trays weigh 50lbs. >
Carts: 250 lbs. (12-20 lbs. of push/pull force required)
Hot box: 200 lbs.
Banquet tables & chairs
Hot temperatures, water, steam, and smoke
Standing and walking is continuous for 4-5 hours at a time
Lifting and carrying 25 lb. tray, crate or box is occasional
Negotiating varied floor surfaces is continuous
Carrying over shoulder is occasional
Hand and elbow movements
Pushing Room Service cart continuous
Lifting and carry hot boxes continuous
Rolling and/or carry Banquet tables continuous
Carrying stackable banquet chairs by loading the cart continuous
Must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10 degrees F) and kitchens (+110degrees F), possible for one hour or more.
Ability to physically handle knives, pots, mirrors, or other display items a s well as grasp, lift and carry same from shelves and otherwise transport up to 50 pounds to every area of the kitchen.
Ability to perform cutting skills on work surfaces, topped with cutting boards, 3 to 4 feet in height (banquet kitchen, prep kitchen, bake shop, etc.). Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery to include slickers, buffalo chopper, grinders, mixers, and other kitchen related equipment.
There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis; must be able to stretch to fulfill cleaning/inspection tasks.
Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
Good sight and balance needed to check quality and portions of food
Good speech and hearing to interact with guests
The Charmant Hotel is an independent hotel on the banks of the Mississippi River. A transformed century-old candy factory featuring exposed brick, classic French interiors, and charm of the former building. The Charmant Hotel offers an exceptional venue that pairs Parisian sophistication and style with warm Midwestern hospitality. The hotel has 67 incomparable guest rooms, a restaurant with ample outdoor seating, a lounge, and a rooftop bar, as well as functional event space for meetings and corporate gatherings. The hotel takes a sustainable and thoughtful approach to food, sourcing from local farmers and purveyors and producing regional new American cuisine based on classic French technique.
The Charmant Hotel, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The Charmant Hotel is a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer.