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Food and Beverage Utility

New York
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Hourly Range: $21.50 - $22.50 per hour
Excellent company benefits.

The purpose of a Food and Beverage Utility is to assist with a variety of tasks in the kitchen and restaurant, as well as to clean and sanitize all dishes and areas of the kitchen and assist with the food and beverage operation according to hotel standards.


Assist the Cooks and Servers as and when necessary
Ensure the kitchen is clean, well maintained, and organized.
Ensure the serving station is well-stocked at all times.
Proper handling, and storage of all food items
Is knowledgeable of all menu items on scheduled shift
Retrieve and deliver food and beverage orders in a timely manner
Operates stations in an efficient, safe manner
Knowledgeable of cooking procedures which mainly focus on pantry items, prepping, sandwiches, salads, and desserts.
Maintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation standards at all times
Able to follow written or verbal instructions
Checks dish machine, drains tank, reassembles the machine, refills the tank and ensures dish machine is ready to operate before meals.
Checks for broken items on the floor and wet areas that may be hazardous and removes the hazard.
Removes trash containers from food production and restaurant area when needed.
Understands and uses safety procedures when using all equipment. Understands chemical hazards and follows safety procedures when using chemicals, chemical compounds and cleaning products.
Knows correct temperature for washing, rinsing, and pre-soaking of all pots, pans, utensils, plates, glasses, etc.
Assists kitchen when necessary
Performs side duties as requested including cleaning, setting up presoaking solution, organizing and cleaning of storerooms and wet and dry storage areas, and cleaning of equipment.
Maintains regular attendance, is consistently on time, and observes prescribed work, break and meal periods in compliance with standards.
Maintains high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include compliance with the dress code.
Performs any other duties as requested by supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies. Other competencies may be required.

Associate demonstrates a high QUALITY of work:

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Provides the best possible service to clients and customers.

Associate demonstrates acceptable PRODUCTIVITY standards

Meets or exceeds productivity standards.
Produces adequate volume of work efficiently in a specific time.

Associate demonstrates excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS
Responds to requests for service and assistance.
Demonstrates the desire and ability to provide high quality service to both internal and external customers.
Solicits customer feedback to improve service.

Associate demonstrates INITIATIVE

Asks for and offers help when needed.
Includes appropriate people in decision-making.

Associate demonstrates ACCOUNTABILITY for their job performance

Takes responsibility for own actions.
Performs work with little or no supervision; works independently.
Can be relied upon regarding task completion and follow up.


A high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 3 to 6 months of related experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


May require ServSafe certification if aiding in basic food preparation.


The work environment normally entails the following:

Indoor and kitchen work environment - varying degrees in temperature
Exposure to cleaning chemicals throughout the day
Minimal to moderate noise levels consistent with hotel environment


During the course of performing the physical demands of this position, associates are expected to observe and adhere to safety and security procedures, promoting a safe work environment.

Stand, walk more than 2/3 of the time
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel percentage 2/3 of time
Reach with hands and arms percentage 2/3 of time
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl percentage 1/3 of time
Lift up to 100 pounds when removing garbage containers
Push / pull up to 50 pounds regularly.
Available to work flexible hours, including holidays and weekends.

Our company does not discriminate against its associates or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-associate relationships, including recruitment, hiring, advancement, compensation, benefits, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. Every reasonable accommodation will be made for disabled associates.

Resumes and applications for employment will be evaluated on the basis of qualifications to meet the requirements of the position and ability to perform the requirements of the position.
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  • Job Reference: 673974510-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Courtyard Manhattan, Times Square West
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent