Specialty Master Cook/Wok, In Room Dining - Full Time

Full Time | ID: P1-718709-6

Food & Beverage

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Specialty Master Cook (Wok) will display expertise in wok cooking techniques, ensuring food quality according to department standards and ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment in accordance with Health Department standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Utilize extensive knowledge and proficiency in wok cooking techniques to prepare a variety of dishes according to established recipes and standards
  • Demonstrate mastery in controlling heat, stir-frying, tossing, and other essential wok cooking methods
  • Collaborate with culinary team to contribute innovative ideas for menu enhancements, focusing on wok-prepared dishes
  • Conduct research on new ingredients, flavors, and culinary trends to inspire creative additions to the menu
  • Ensure that all wok-prepared dishes meet the highest standards of taste, presentation, and consistency
  • Monitor portion control and maintain food quality throughout the cooking process
  • Effectively manage the wok station, including organizing ingredients, maintaining cleanliness, and ensuring proper equipment functionality
  • Coordinate with the kitchen team to prioritize orders and ensure timely delivery of dishes to guests
  • Provide guidance and training to junior kitchen staff, especially those involved in wok cooking techniques
  • Assist in inventory control by monitoring stock levels of wok-related ingredients and communicating replenishment needs to management
  • Comply with all food safety and sanitation regulations, ensuring a clean and organized work environment
  • Implement best practices for food handling and storage to maintain a safe and healthy kitchen
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to or modified as deemed necessary

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous experience as a Specialty Cook with a focus on wok cooking
  • In-depth knowledge of various wok cooking techniques, ingredients, and flavor profiles
  • A keen eye for detail in ingredient preparation, recipe adherence, and maintaining a clean and organized workspace
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills to manage a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Ability to stand, bend, lift, and carry heavy items for extended periods during busy service hours
  • Familiarity with food safety regulations and best practices to ensure a hygienic and safe kitchen environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other kitchen staff to achieve culinary excellence
  • A passion for culinary innovation and a willingness to contribute creative ideas to the menu preparation
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES    

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT 

Fontainebleau Las Vegas is committed to ensuring an inclusive space and sense of belonging for our Members. We believe our workforce should reflect the vast diversity of the communities we serve, and that diverse voices should be intentionally integrated into our work. We foster a culture of difference and diversity of identity, experience, and perspective, while actively striving for inclusive behaviors across our Company. By promoting these values and continuously pushing for better, we aim to create a positive work environment that encourages equality, inclusion, empowerment, and respect.  

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Member must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state, and local regulations.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in English may also be required.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the Member is regularly required to stand and use hands and fingers to handle or utilize objects, tools, or controls. The Member frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision.

The Member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Member could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted secondhand tobacco smoke.

PAY TRANSPARENCY 

Fontainebleau Las Vegas believes in developing and supporting our talent into the future. Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain talented Members who are the driving force behind the Company's success. We strive to provide market-competitive compensation. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skill set, considering a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as internal equity and market data alignment.

 

In alignment with our Company culture, we will strive to communicate openly about the goals of the Company and the design of the compensation program. The compensation process is designed to be fair and simple so that all Members and managers understand the Company's goals and future career development opportunities for upward mobility.

SALARY

$25.97 per hour