Come be a part of something bigger!
Benchmark Hospitality is a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home. Here are just some of the great benefits we offer:
- Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs
- Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses)
- 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)
- Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn’t love to get away)
- Paid Time Off
- Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)
- Employee family events (bring the kids!)
- Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few
- Many more, please inquire for more details
We are looking for someone passionate about the culinary arts to join our Culinary team. This individual must be creative, motivated, and passionate about growing their talents in the kitchen!
Successful candidates for this role will have previous experience working in a professional kitchen environment, with a strong desire to learn, to develop skills and work with the culinary leadership team to create menus which reflect seasonal availability and concept of the restaurant.
The Cook assists the Chef in production and fabrication of food products for kitchen preparation, cafeteria, banquet cooking, dining room, and fine dining. The Cook will maintain a passive leadership role in maintaining adequate production level form the Kitchen staff.
If you have a passion for the Culinary arts and are looking to join a team where you can develop your skills and grow a career, then we want you!
What you will have an opportunity to do:
- Knowledge of variations of cooking procedures and methods(grill, sauté and fry)
- Experience in using knives and kitchen equipment
- Ability to read and recreate recipes
- Consistency on all food preparation
- Minimize food waste
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Food handlers certification
- Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
- Prepare ingredients to use in cooking(chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat)
- Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
- Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
- Check quality of ingredients
- Other duties as needed from supervisor
Minimum three years experience as a cook in a high volume al a carte restaurant. Basic allergy knowledge is a must, High school diploma or equivalent, Diploma from a culinary school will be an advantage. Must have full knowledge of correct cooking temperatures of all vegetables and proteins, must be able to provide cutting tools needed to perform job as well as a calibrated food grade thermometer. Must have finger hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery without reasonable accommodations. Must have the ability to communicate in English
Applicants should be in good physical condition and able to lift up to 100 pounds without difficulty. Applicants must also be capable of working under pressure in areas of high temperature and able to stand for several hours at a time. All food-service personnel will be expected to maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation; to keep their nails trimmed and clean, hair short.
What are we looking for?
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Since opening in 1984, Hawks Cay Resort has been seen as a leader in the hospitality industry providing Great Service, for a Great Stay. Today, Hawks Cay Resort is working to become widely recognized and admired as a world class ICONIC resort. This is made possible by the result of our Crew Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of the following Values:
Teamwork – We work together to achieve a common goal.
Respect – We care about the feelings and beliefs of others.
Integrity – We conduct our work and relationships in an honest and fair manner.
Creativity – We change what exists into something better.
Excellence – We want our resort to be iconic – set the standard.
Passion – We love what we do and it shows!
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes in our Crew Members:
· Wow our Guest
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM HAWKS CAY RESORT?
Hawks Cay Resort is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits plan that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment – you!
For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance programs geared to you and your family’s needs as well as Vacation/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness Hawks Cay Resort provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life Insurance and Short and Long-Term Disability. In addition, our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our ‘YouDecide’ and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing Hawk Cay Resort as the employer of your future.
We also look to support every Crew Member in a safe work environment, Hawks Cay Resort has dedicated Leaders who will train all Crew Member on safety awareness and prevent accidents in the workplace. Ultimately, maintaining a safe environment is a team effort.
Hawks Cay Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.