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Legends Hospitality Prep Cook in New York, New York

Description

THE COMPANY

Legends is a holistic agency that specializes in delivering solutions for legendary brands. We approach each project with our 360-degree service solution. Our Global Planning, Global Sales, and Hospitality service solutions collaborate on every project to ensure success across each of our six verticals including professional sports, collegiate, attractions, entertainment, international, and conventions.

Our intellectual property is our people. It's our expertise that makes up Legends. We know what it's like to be on the team, business, or athletic department side, which drives our passion in creating solutions for our partners. Collectively, our leadership has over 300 years of experience in sales and sponsorship, analytics and valuation, hospitality and operations.

LEGENDS ATTRACTIONS

Global Attractions is the newest business vertical and is quickly expanding. Starting with One World Observatory sitting high above Manhattan at the top of the tallest building in the Western hemisphere and now expanding all over the world, the Attractions vertical brings together all of Legends 360-degree capabilities to develop unparalleled experience in one awe-inspiring space, featuring some of the most spectacular views and newest technology around the world. For each location, we operate the tour experience, ticket sales, hospitality offerings, special events, and sponsorship - all to elevate the guest experience at the top. Some of the venues include One World Observatory in NYC, OUE Skyspace in LA, The Observation Deck at CEB Tower, The View at the Shard in London, Sky View Observatory in Seattle, Skyrise Miami, and more.

ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY

Positioned at the top of One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, on levels 100, 101, and 102 – One World Observatory provides guests with unique, panoramic views of New York City, its most iconic sites, and surrounding waters from 1,250 feet. A customized guest experience complements the seemingly endless views - which evoke feelings of the City’s signature pride, hope and determination - including special interactive experiences and dining options, plus a sit-down restaurant.

In 2016, One World Observatory received awards and recognition from the Concierge Choice Awards (Winner: Tourist Attraction), Themed Entertainment Association (Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement), TripAdvisor (Top U.S. Trending Summer Attraction), and Lonely Planet (Favorite Online Listing).

THE ROLE

The Prep Cook is responsible for providing quick and efficient service to customers in a variety of duties relating to a fine dining culinary experience and maintaining sanitation standards

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follows Executive Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen Supervisors assignments for opening and closing procedures and food preparation

  • Prepare food items by complying with portion size, quality standards, departmental rules, policies and procedures

  • Ensures that proper food temperatures are maintained

  • Responsible for safety standards, neatness and sanitation of work areas

  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen including shelves, walls, floors and drains

  • Participates as a team player with specific responsibilities as related to preparation, excellent service and delivery of product

  • Maintain proper sanitation for all dining and cooking utensils and cookware

  • Handles and cleans kitchen equipment carefully and safely to prevent damage or injury

  • Adhere to company guidelines for appearance and uniform standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age

  • Professional training through a culinary education or working in a fast-paced high-volume fine dining restaurant/catering facility preferred

  • Ability to interact with co-workers to assure compliance with company service standards

  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette

  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced, team orientated setting

  • Must be able to read, speak and write in English

  • Ability to lift and transport food and other items weighing up to 30 pounds, occasionally 50 pounds

  • Ability to work all OWO events, including: extended hours, nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Must have sufficient mobility to perform assigned production tasks including: constant reaching, bending, stooping, wiping, pushing, and pulling for extended periods of time

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Culinary training preferred

  • Must have one year working in a fast-paced high-end club, or restaurant

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking diverse, qualified candidates to join our team.

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Communication: Novice

  • Team Work: Novice

Behaviors

Required

  • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Required

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • ServSafe-food handling
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