Atrium Hospitality

  • Lead Cook

    Location Name
    Junction City, KS Courtyard
    Location Address
    310 Hammons Dr.
    Requisition ID
    Hotel - Food Preparation and Serving
    AM and PM
    Employment Type
    Regular Part Time
    Pay Rate
  • About Us

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    Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company, overseeing a portfolio of 84 hotels in 30 states licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental brand families.  We strive to bring to life a culture that promotes the four simple values that drive our business: Perseverance, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.

    Position Description

    Job Purpose:  

    To use knowledge of a la carte cooking and act as line leader, giving directions to others on production line.  Also, to produce all orders on an a la carte basis and prep for buffets, banquets, salad bars and hors d’ oeuvres.

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Use knowledge of a la carte cooking, meat temperatures and presentation to create a finished product that is consistent with menu specifications and standards.
    • Prepare all orders turned in by service staff, ensuring that all orders are cooked quickly and according to order.
    • Ensure food leaves kitchen in peak condition.
    • Prepare items for meal service including sauces, soups, set up, and other items associated with the daily menu. 
    • Prep food products using standard food preparation techniques.
    • Learn menus, recipes, preparation and presentation.
    • Ensure all food is stored in proper containers and at proper storage and holding temperatures.  Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
    • Prepare food needed by other kitchen departments, which is best prepared by this department; and prepare all food for the next shift and for the following day as required and directed by Supervisor.
    • Maintain work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with state, county and company health regulations and work safety regulations.
    • Take responsibility for assigned employees in absence of Supervisor, assigns work, and ensures proper performance of assigned employees.
    • Report to work for scheduled shift, on time and in uniform in accordance with company policy.         
    • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Skills:

    • Skillfully use hand tools or machines to prepare food
    • Read recipes, picture what the finished product will look like, ensure accuracy of the work as it is turned out.
    • Must have the ability to follow instructions and to perform assigned tasks with limited supervision.
    • Use arithmetic to figure amounts of product needed; measure ingredients with precision.

    Job Qualifications: 


    • High School Diploma or equivalent required, culinary school a plus.


    • Minimum one (1) year experience as line cook and six (6) months as pantry/prep cook; OR equivalent combination.

    Benefits and EEO

    Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Paid Time Off
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
    • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
    • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

    Working for Atrium Hospitality offers more than a great job; it offers the ability to make a difference in a meaningful way every day. Whether you are a recent graduate, new to the industry, or an experienced professional, Atrium provides extraordinary opportunities for growth and competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting, customer-centric workplace.


    Atrium Hospitality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
    Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
    here to view EEO is the Law


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