When we say, “That’s the Life”
here at L’Auberge Lake Charles, it means we live it every day. What could be better than providing entertainment and excitement as a career. We’re looking for individuals who are committed to not only excelling in their profession, but also in having fun and enjoying what they do.
Be part of the team that prepares and serves the delicious meals for our world-class restaurants. Show us your culinary skills, train to sharpen them or deliver these delicacies to our guests with style and grace.
The Banquet Cook is responsible for providing superior service to both the internal and external customer. The Banquet Cook is also responsible for properly preparing any and all foods listed on the respective menus that are to be grilled, fried, broiled or prepared in the pantry.
WORKING CONDITIONS/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
This position operates in a working environment that is subject to varying levels of heat and noise.
At times subjected to hazards such as wet floors and dangers associated with the use of heavy duty cutlery, knives and choppers.
Ability to use all equipment associated with the position, including, but not limited to, choppers, slicers, mixers and grinders.
Ability to review and comprehend recipes and other necessary documentation.
Ability to determine if food items are cooked to proper specifications.
Ability to efficiently and effectively move around work area.
Ability to stock and retrieve all necessary food items and supplies.
Ability to lift, carry, and push/pull up to 50 pounds so as to be able to move and stock all necessary supplies.
Ability to communicate with customers and all levels of employees.
Basic food preparation knowledge, knowledge of meat temperatures and excellent knife skills. Knowledge of mother sauces a plus.
These skills are typically acquired through a minimum of one-year prior experience as as a banquet/catering cook and/or through the completion of a degree in culinary arts or recognized apprenticeship.
Previous experience in a high volume banquet/catering kitchen preferred.
All offers of employment are contingent until clear, timely results from the following have been approved:
Criminal Background Investigation
Motor Vehicle Records, if applicable (for applicable positions that drive company vehicles)