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Job Details
Company Name :
Alderbrook Resort & Spa
Company Location :
Olympia, WA 98502
Job Position :
Culinary Purchasing Agent
Job Category :
Jobs in Washington

Job Description :

Our ability to achieve our mission is enhanced by a diverse team and an inclusive culture. We seek candidates who possess knowledge, skills, and lived experience that contribute to the diversity of our team and share a commitment to equity.

If you are passionate about people and want to work on a team that values the unique gifts everyone has to offer, we would love to hear from you!
Pay, Perks, and Benefits

$22 ~ $26/hr DOE
Friday and Saturday off (Sunday – Thursday schedule)
Paid sick leave
401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Contributions (upon meeting eligibility criteria)
Free daily meals prepared in our kitchen
Free kayak and paddleboard rentals
Discounts on rooms, spa, restaurant and more!

Full-Time Benefits Include

Health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Hospital/Accident)
Life insurance
Education Assistance Program
Paid time-off

About This Position
The Food & Beverage Purchasing Agent is responsible for ensuring the accurate, timely, and most cost-effective purchase of North Forty Lodging Food & Beverage supplies/goods. Strict adherence to established policies, procedures, and controls will be critical. Essential functions of purchasing include:

Responsible for the execution of all duties necessary to ensure safe and efficient operations of the Food & Beverage purchasing and receiving department.
Must ensure strict adherence to established policies, procedures, and controls.
Works directly with all F&B outlets to source the best products available for the best price.
Works directly with all F&B outlets to source the best vendors available for the needs of the outlet.
Responsible for the handling of all F&B vendor-related credits and quality control issues.
Responsible to ensure the appropriate F&B purchase requisitions, approvals and purchase orders are issued prior to placing orders and purchasing.
Ensure appropriate receiving documentation for F&B orders is reviewed, signed and forwarded to Accounting
Receives F&B orders from loading dock, Kitchen hallway, and Brookside and stocks appropriate F&B storage areas, refrigerators, etc..
Work with F&B Department Managers to Maintain Par Levels.
Assists as needed with monthly F&B inventories.
Works to control F&B product cost in alignment with desired quality.
Adheres to key control policy and procedures according to Alderbrook Resort and Spa guidelines; requests additional information and guidance from Controller as appropriate.
Ensures proper organization and storage of all product.
Follows HACCP and Health Department procedures per Alderbrook Resort and Spa guidelines.
Ensures walkways and hallways are not used for product storage to infringe upon statutory safety guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential culinary functions include:

Coordinate all food orders between stations and food servers.
Presentation and portioning of food for all banquet functions.
Adhere to policies and procedures regarding sanitation and sanitary food handling.
Maintains the 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 safety regulations.
Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.
Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
Prepare and display buffet food items according to the hotel standards.
Proficiency in the following cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, sauté, braising, roasting and par-cooking.
Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, dairy, and meat products.
Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.
Maintain clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper food handling, storage, and sanitation.
Prepare food for Banquets, as required, following specifications on Banquet Event Orders “BEO’s”.
Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef Team.
Breakdown buffets and plated meals, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef Team.
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 employees.
Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that is in need of help.

3-5 years previous hotel Food & Beverage experience, required.
3-5 years experience as a Cook in a commercial kitchen.
High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s preferred.
Strong computer and Excel skills, required.
Valid WA Food Worker Card required within 14 days of hire.

Successful Characteristics

Professional: Report to work when scheduled and with a professional and well-groomed appearance.
Effective Planning: Ability to prioritize tasks and duties.
Personal: Pleasant personality – provides eye contact, hospitable by nature; speaks with poise, voice control and confidence using proper English; service oriented, fast learner, self-reliant, sensitive, tolerant of stress and able to maintain a positive attitude at all times, shows initiative, judgment, desire & ability to work with a diverse staff, commitment to the Resort and fulfillment of the Alderbrook Promise.
Knowledge of Work: excellent attention to detail, work standards.
Interpersonal: Ability to work/communicate effectively verbally with multiple operating departments. Able to speak, read and write English.
Work habits: Ability to work independently, autonomously and without supervision, while also able to follow written and verbal instructions when necessary. Able to work long hours and additional hours if necessary. Team-oriented.

Below is extra information about work environment, standard specifications, and full EEO statement
Physical Demands of the Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment: Conditions are those of a typical of an indoor/outdoor hotel environment. It is an uncontrolled environment, and the position experiences variations in temperature and a moderate level of noise in the work environment.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods; walk; sit; climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, bend and twist, push and pull, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. May require sustained visual and mental concentration.

Standard Specifications
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship. Alderbrook Resort & Spa may amend a job description at any time with or without notice.
Our ability to achieve our mission is enhanced by a diverse team and an inclusive culture. We seek candidates who possess knowledge, skills, and lived experience that contribute to the diversity of our team and share a commitment to equity.
Alderbrook Resort & Spa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, age, marital or nursing mother status, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.
Applicants who need accommodation in the application process or wish to receive this job post in an alternative format, should contact Human Resources at Alderbrook Resort & Spa.
~we look forward to your application~

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