posted May 14, 2023

Banquet Cook 1

Summary of Position:

The Banquet Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking all of the hot food items while maintaining quality standards set by the Resort.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare all items listed on daily prep lists, following standard procedure or as otherwise directed by supervisor, regularly checking product and maintaining high quality at all times.
  • Organize prepped food by day/function and group name.  Only mark items off prep list when this is complete.
  • Check portion control: weights and counts before, during and after prep.
  • Fire food for service.  Serve on service line.
  • Follow proper storage procedures when removing food from walk-in or returning food to walk-in.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area at all times. Follow “clean as you go” policy.
  • Maintain walk-ins, prep area and all equipment up to Health department and Resort standards.
  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen, as necessary.
  • Assist in transporting food and equipment to other areas on property for satellite service.
  • Other supportive functions as determined by the supervisor.


Education: High School Diploma preferred

Experience: At least two years cooking and prep work experience required.

Certificates or Licenses: Maricopa CountyFood Service Worker card

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to clean with abrasive kitchen cleansers
  • Basic math skills necessary to understand and implement recipes and measurements
  • Good hand/eye coordination needed to use all kitchen equipment, i.e. choppers, graters, mixers, etc.
  • Ability to reach and place items on a hot line
  • Ability to work in confined spaces at extreme temperatures
  • Ability to grasp, lift, carry, push or pull products up to 200 pounds.
  • Ability to memorize and perform Resort Standards, AAA Diamond standards, and Mystery shopper standards

Personal Characteristics:

Behaves ethically

Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language to communicate with other employees and guests

Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review)

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Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

8000 South Arizona Grand Parkway

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Telephone (602) 438-9000