the smart solution for St. Louis jobs

Tournade Cook A

Company: HMSHost
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Job Description:


The Tournade Cook is responsible for coordinating food production, preparation and presentation, and is

able to rotate through all food stations to ensure a high quality product is served to the customer. This

role will perform a variety of duties in the preparation and cooking of various food products. In addition,

this is a high-profile position in which communication with customers is imperative. The Tournade Cook is

responsible for communicating any potential problems to the manager on duty, providing the highest level

of service to customers and associates at all times, and performing all responsibilities as directed by

assigned management. This is a non-exempt position which reports to the Manager, Assistant Manager

or Operations Director, depending upon local requirements.

Essential Functions:

Follows, and gives instructions for, recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning,

cooking, tasting, carving and serving food items which may include soups, meats vegetables,

desserts and other food and beverage products

Tastes products, follows menus, estimates food requirements, checks production and keeps

records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and

equipment as needed

Handles organic and specialty ingredients

Speaks professionally and courteously with customers in regards to the product and brand

Maintains quality control for all products, including monitoring freshness of product daily

Acquires an in-depth understanding of ingredient specifications and seasonal variability

Coordinates food output with the other cooks

Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment

Practices excellent food safety and sanitation practices and complies with HACCP standards

Operates a variety of kitchen equipment; measures and mixes ingredients; washes, peels, cuts

and shreds fruits and vegetables

Stocks, dates, rotates and checks temperature of product

Fully understands the menu, ingredients and nutritional content, and is able to communicate that

information clearly to customers

Receives, stocks, moves and lifts food and beverage products and supplies

Complies with HMSHost and franchise policies as well as those of all applicable regulatory

agencies including rules of the Airport Authority

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment:

Requires minimum of 3-4 year(s) of closely related cooking experience, working in a high volume

casual dining restaurant environment

Requires advanced food knowledge pertaining to Soups, Sauces and Pantry

Must have and be able to teach excellent knife cutting skills

Must have and be able to teach dry and moist cooking principles

Requires food preparation skills and knowledge of HACCP standards

Requires working knowledge of a variety of kitchen equipment; grill, fryer, slicers, and ovens

Must have exceptional skills in handling organic and specialty ingredients and quality control

Must be able to adapt to changes in new menu items and cooking techniques

Must have the skills to teach basic food and kitchen principles related to food handling and food

handling systems, controls and food safety

Must have the skills and qualifications to teach second and third cooks in all aspects of the back

of the house

Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Must have the ability to complete multiple tasks/heavy volume under time constraints

Must have working knowledge of weights, measures and various cooking techniques

Must have ability to set and organize all work areas in the kitchen such as cooks service line and


Must have good communication and customer service skills

Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and

policy documents, as well as converse comfortably and professionally with individuals

Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor

Requires the ability to lift and/or move 40 lbs

Requires the ability to bend, twist and stand for extended periods of time to perform normal job


Frequently immerses hands in water and water diluted with chemical solutions

Frequently works in hot environment

To learn more about HMSHost and additional career opportunities, visit

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V)

Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

Keywords: HMSHost, St. Louis , Tournade Cook A, Hospitality & Tourism , Saint Louis, Missouri

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Hospitality & Tourism Jobs

Team Leader/JR Account Manager (ENTRY LEVEL)
Description: Job DescriptionAre you looking for an way to get your career started in retail advertising, business development, marketing, or Promotional PR Events but have little or no experience Having a hard time (more...)
Company: Synaptic, INC.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: 03/21/2019

Class A CDL Delivery Truck Driver-$1,250 Weekly Pay Guarantee
Description: Take a load off your mind with consistent pay through Paper Transport, Inc.'s minimum guarantee of 1,250/week in this home weekly Regional Dedicated Class A CDL Truck Driver position.--HIGHLIGHTS ul (more...)
Company: Paper Transport, Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 03/20/2019

Description: Overview br br The Dishwasher provides guest service by assuring that all tableware, glassware, chinaware, and cooking utensils are sanitary and clean. The Dishwasher is the person most responsible (more...)
Company: Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: 03/21/2019

Bilingual Customer Service Representative
Description: Kemper Life Insurance is now hiring professional and motivated bilingual Customer Service Representatives to work in our St. Louis call center. br br This is a full-time position
Company: Kemper Insurance
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: 03/20/2019

Delivery Driver - Groceries
Description: Shipt is a membership-based marketplace that helps people get the things they need, like fresh produce and household essentials, from stores they trust. Help people save time and have fun while you're (more...)
Company: Shipt
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 03/21/2019

Guest Service Representative - Courtyard St. Louis Airport/Earth City - (19000R8T)
Description: Here's To Your Journey with Courtyard With more than 330 managed locations in more than 20 countries Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected and balanced. (more...)
Company: Marriott International, Inc.
Location: Belleville
Posted on: 03/21/2019

Description: Job DescriptionMerchandising Execution Associates:All Merchandising Execution Associates MEAs perform in-store merchandising service activities such as merchandising projects, planogram maintenance, (more...)
Company: Home Depot
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: 03/21/2019

Sales Leader - Lodge
Description: Description We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an (more...)
Company: DICK'S Sporting Goods
Location: Springfield
Posted on: 03/20/2019

Sous Chef
Description: Food. Cooking. Creativity. Is this your life Do you believe that commitment unlocks unlimited potential We are the perfect Company to launch or further your career. We are all about great ingredients, (more...)
Company: Guckenheimer
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: 03/21/2019

Customer Service Specialist
Description: Are you looking to embark on a new career with our company. We have two open positions available. We are seeking multi talented, driven individuals to serve as a benefit consultant. Our benefit consultants (more...)
Company: Freedom For Everyone
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: 03/21/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Missouri jobs by following @recnetMO on Twitter!

St. Louis RSS job feeds