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MISSION STATEMENT:

Our mission is to provide creatively inspired hospitality that successfully achieves the best in hotel service but also delivers unforgettable experiences fueled by culture for our guests and local communities—always leaving people with surprise and delight.

We bring these promises to life by embracing and empowering a diverse collective of team members, collaborators and guests that choose to call The Standard home.

 We are anything but standard. Our DNA is unconventional, dynamic and irreverent.

Unconventional: “That's the way it is done” mentality is never the answer.
Dynamic: We give guests what they want before they know they need it
Irreverent: Play is always just important as stay. 


Position Department:

Food and Beverage

 

Reports To:

Direct: Executive Chef & Sous Chef



Job Purpose:

Responsible for setting up a station in an efficient and timely manner while cooking orders as they come in. properly wrap up, label and store all mise and place after shift is finished. Clean and sanitize station thoroughly when shift is finished.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Familiarize self with menu.

·         Organize time efficiently in order to be set up on time every day.

·         Keep station organized based on Chefs discretion.

·         Able to work in different stations on daily basis (prep, sauté, garde manger, grill, seafood, etc…)

·         Prep vegetables, fruit, shellfish, meats and recipes as directed by Executive Chef and Sous Chefs.

·         Properly shelve and rotate all products according to F.I.F.O (first in first out)

·         Properly ice down all applicable seafood and dumb water as it melts.

·         Properly label and cover all food at appropriate temperatures.

·         Remain focused and calm under pressure. Have a good attitude and act professionally at all times, must respond to constructive criticism

·         Be able to adapt to business levels, including staying busy during slow times.

·         Cook everything to the absolute best of your ability.

·         Communicate with Chefs to ensure that food goes into the window at the same time to complete the table’s order.

·         Pay attention to calls and respond by repeating the order.

·         Assist fellow Line Cooks during busy times.

·         Respond immediately when asked to do something by Executive Chef or Sous Chefs.

·         Always be punctual, and in complete uniform when starting shift.

·         Be properly groomed according to handbook standards.

·         Maintain a clean and sanitary workstation, and clean uniform.

·         Always have a red sanitation bucket with sanitizer.

·         Always inspect and taste everything on station to ensure freshness, and everything that is prepared to make sure that the seasoning and flavor is perfect and consistent.

·         Must keep knives sharp at all times.

·         Help clean, consolidate and organize all coolers and freezers as directed by Executive Chef and Sous Chefs.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Brand Ambassador:
Throughout the hotel we actively seek to employ a unique, diverse and thoughtful group of people that are committed to delivering our unconventional brand of hospitality while also growing with us.

·         They are committed to and fully comprehend the idea of being of service;

·         They do not just delight guests, but excite them–by creating unique, unexpected & memorable experiences;

·         They are ambitious, vibrant and social/friendly individuals;

·         They genuinely embrace diversity in all forms, interested to have people from all race and gender to be their friend;

·         They encourage genuine relationships with guests that enable them to not only preempt needs but foresee desires;

·         They have personality and depth;

·         They have a desire and unyielding appetite for learning & knowledge—being in-the-know with what is happening in the city and around the world;

·         They are creative in areas like music, cinema, art, performance, fashion, design, tech and business;

·         They are engaging, socially adept and solution-based individuals able to navigate the scene with confidence and ease;

·         They are able to entertain guests in a compassionate, respectful and meaningful manner;

·         They are authentically themselves;

·         They want to play a role in constructing a kinder and better world.


Essential:

·         Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions, preferably bilingually.

·         Must bring own knives and tools, specific job oriented tools will be provided.

·         Have prior experience in similar position.

·         Must know how to cook to correct temperature.

·         Must know how to properly sharpen a knife.

·         Advanced product knowledge.

·         NY State Food Handlers Certificate.

·         Have advanced knife skills.

·         Have organizational skills.

·         Have sanitation skills.

·         Command of the English language.

·         Must have Open Availability to be considered.

·         Must have proper means of transportation to be considered.

·         Level of experience in a high volume, high end hotel is recommended but not required.

 

Physical:

·         Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 lb. without assistance.

·         Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.

·         Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.

·         Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.

·         Remain in stationary position for extended periods of time.

·         Work with sharp objects in a safe manner.

·         Will be exposed to hot and cold temperature extremes.

 

Standard High Line Employer, LLC (the “Company”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, transgender status partnership status, familial status, national origin/ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, mental or physical disability or medical condition, handicap, military status, veteran’s status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, employment status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. We endeavor to select, place, train, and promote the best qualified individuals based upon job-related factors such as ability, work quality, suitability, experience, and potential.

 

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