Hyatt Place St. Petersburg
Saint Petersburg, FL

Posted November 9, 2019


Job Description

Position Summary: The cook is responsible for preparing quality food in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with proper food handling techniques.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  1. Prepare all food items in an efficient and timely manner adhering to proper food handling technique and ensuring quality food standards.
  2. Follow recipes to control production and maintain consistency and freshness. 
  3. Ensure efficient flow of food dishes with an emphasis on portion control, quality, presentation and temperature control.
  4. Break down and store all leftovers.
  5. Clean as you go and follow proper daily sanitation checklists.
  6. Maintain all perishables at proper temperature.
  7. Assist in prep work as required for the next shift.
  8. Assist with inventory and production charts.
  9. Put away stock when necessary using FIFO (First in, first out)
  10. Adhere to hotel grooming standards.
  11. Perform any additional tasks as requested by management.


Education: No formal education required.

Experience: At least one (1) year of cooking experience.

Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of knife skills, sanitation, and cooking methods.

Knowledge of sanitation codes concerning food storage and cross contamination. Knowledge of proper cooking methods.

Ability to stand for long periods of time

Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Ability to provide guest service with a smile

Hours Required: Scheduled days and times vary based on hotel needs. Must be able to work weekends. 

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications. The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future

Hyatt Place St. Petersburg

175 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Known as The Sunshine City, St. Petersburg has had its moment in the sunlight—it set a world record for seeing 768 consecutive days of sun in the ‘60s. It’s also one of those cities that you often see splashed across large-letter vintage postcards.

Guests can start their morning with cage-free eggs, steel-cut oatmeal, whole fruit, all-natural bacon and sausage, and more. They can get a caffeine fix in the a.m., or sip a cocktail at the bar in the p.m.

Hyatt Place St. Petersburg

25 2nd Street

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Telephone (727) 220-0950