Line Cook AM and PM shifts

Lake Placid, NY
Part Time to Full Time
Food and Beverage
Mid Level

Position Overview:

The all-new Cambria Hotel Lake Placid - Lakeside Resort is seeking a skilled and dedicated Line Cook to join our hotel's culinary team. As a Line Cook, you will play a crucial role in ensuring exceptional dining experiences for our guests. You will be responsible for preparing and cooking a variety of dishes, adhering to our high-quality standards, and maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment. The ideal candidate will have a passion for cooking, excellent culinary skills, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, high-pressure kitchen environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Food Preparation: Prepare and cook a variety of dishes following standardized recipes and guidelines to maintain consistency in taste and presentation.
  • Menu Execution: Assist in executing the hotel's menu, including appetizers, entrees, and desserts, while incorporating seasonal ingredients to provide a fresh and diverse dining experience.
  • Quality Control: Ensure that all dishes leaving the kitchen meet the hotel's quality standards, are properly plated, and adhere to portion sizes.
  • Food Safety and Sanitation: Comply with all food safety and sanitation regulations, maintaining a clean and organized kitchen workspace. Adhere to HACCP principles to prevent foodborne illnesses and cross-contamination.
  • Kitchen Operations: Support the kitchen team in various tasks, such as food prep, inventory management, and maintaining kitchen equipment.
  • Collaboration: Communicate effectively with the kitchen team, servers, and other staff members to ensure smooth service and efficient operations.
  • Time Management: Manage time efficiently to meet guest orders promptly while maintaining food quality.
  • Menu Development: Contribute to menu development by suggesting new dishes and modifications based on guest feedback and culinary trends.
  • Adaptability: Be willing to work in various sections of the kitchen as required by the kitchen's needs.
  • Training and Mentorship: Assist in training new kitchen staff and mentor less experienced cooks to improve overall team performance.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Culinary degree or relevant certification from a culinary school.
  • Proven experience as a Line Cook in a hotel or similar high-volume establishment.
  • Strong cooking skills and knowledge of various cooking techniques.
  • Understanding of food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Possession of a valid food handling certificate is a plus.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail and meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other team members.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods and lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds).
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

Cambria Hotel Lake Placid - Lakeside Resort is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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