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Avenue5 Residential, LLC Hotel Cook l Post Falls, ID ($22/Hour) in Post Falls, Idaho

Summary of Responsibilities

The hotel cook is responsible for preparing ingredients at an establishment that serves food, processing customer orders, producing meals, and cleaning their workspace throughout the day to follow health and safety guidelines. Cook follows recipes consistently, make adjustments based on customer requests, communicate with wait staff, and prepare garnishes to make an attractive presentation for each meal.

Primary Responsibilities and Objectives

  • Ensure ingredients and final products are fresh

  • Follow recipes, including measuring, weighing, and mixing ingredients

  • Bake, grill, steam and boil meats, vegetables, fish, poultry, and other foods

  • Present, garnish, and arrange final dishes

  • Occasionally serve food

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, including handling utensils, equipment and dishes

  • Handle and store ingredients and food

  • Maintain food safety and sanitation standards

  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment and utensils

  • Execute opening and closing procedures

  • Set up workstations with required ingredients and equipment

  • Check the quality and freshness of ingredients

  • Monitor station inventory levels

  • Accommodate guests' special requests

  • Operate kitchen equipment such as broilers, ovens, grills, and fryers

  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred

  • At least one year in hospitality or food preparation is preferred

  • Vocational or technical school diplomas is preferred

    Skills and requirements

  • Knowledge of safety procedures, including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and to which food must be prepared to avoid foodborne illness

  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating on complex dishes

  • Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of other people, such as waitstaff, dishwashers, management, and sometimes guests

  • Calm demeanor to work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment

  • Accountability for the dishes they prepare measuring up to the expectations of management and guests

  • Comprehension and organization to follow direct orders and recipes and to correctly prepare dishes to the standards of the restaurant

  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to handle tools, such as knife techniques for chopping, slicing, cutting, and dicing

  • Ability to stand in one place for hours at a time. Handle extreme heat and work shifts.

  • Required to complete and successfully pass the Avenue5 Fair Housing, Diversity and Inclusion Training within the first 30 days of employment


  • Required to maintain a regular schedule which may require working outside of business hours, weekends, and non-traditional holidays

  • May be required to be on-call and aid during times of high demand


  • Exposure to an environment typically found in a hotel or restaurant

    Physical Requirements

  • Avenue5 will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. These functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to sit, stand, reach, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time

  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.

  • Ability to compare, copy, coordinate, synthesize, negotiate, communicate, and instruct

  • Ability to tolerate stressful situations

This job description is not an all-inclusive list of functions and tasks. Over the length of employment, these functions and tasks may change.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Avenue5 is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.