Henrietta’s Table – Prep Cook

The Prep Cook is responsible for preparing all food items based on standardized recipes for the Henrietta’s Table, Room Service, Employee Cafeteria and Banquets while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio. The Prep Cook also is responsible for preparing cold foods and shellfish slicing meat and brewing coffee or tea.

Joining The Charles Hotel surrounds you with entrepreneurial, like-minded peers an independent hotel has to offer.

As an employee of The Charles Hotel, you will benefit from:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance starting from $1.16* weekly
  • Access to 401(k) and company match
  • Eight annual paid holidays with an extra personal day
  • Travel benefits across multiple brands
  • Complimentary daily meal
  • $5 discounted daily parking
  • $1000 referral bonus
    *Rate is subject to change.


  • 1 year of progressive experience in a related field.
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to show initiative in job performance including anticipating what needs to be done before it becomes a necessity.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests.


  • Approach all encounters with guests and associates in a friendly service-oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with The Charles Hotel Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Comply at all times with The Charles Hotel standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable to position to include Food Handlers Safety etc.
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required according to hotel standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
  • Complete necessary food and station preparations prior to opening of the Cafe in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Henrietta’s and Room Service operating hours.
  • Prepare and display buffet food items according to The Charles Hotel Hospitality standards.
  • Maintain post on kitchen line as required during the Henrietta’s Table and Room Service operating hours in order to prepare food to order maintaining the highest standards of efficiency productivity and quality.
  • Prepare food for Banquets as required following specifications of Banquet Event Orders.
  • Prepare and service food for Associate Cafeteria as specified by the Food Production Manager.
  • Prepare all foods following The Charles Hotel Hospitality standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Food Production Manager or Assistant Food Production Manager.
  • Breakdown buffets and kitchen line storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
  • Work banquet food station as scheduled by Food Production Manager.
  • Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
  • Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other associates.
  • Be familiar with all hotel policies and house rules.
  • Be familiar with hotel’s emergency procedures.
  • Use Production Charts as specified by The Charles Hotel Hospitality standards.
  • Associates must at all times be attentive friendly helpful and courteous to guests managers and other associates.
  • Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain the ‘Clean As You Go’ policy.
  • Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.
  • Sign keys out and back in under supervision as needed.
  • Attend meetings as required by management.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.
  • Ensures food is stored in specific containers and storage areas in order to prevent spoilage

To apply, use the application link below or send your resume to the email provided.

Employment Type(s): Full Time
Base Pay: $20.00/hour

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Email: humanresources@charleshotel.com
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