Production Cook- Cedarbrook Lodge

Cedarbrook Lodge, 18525 36th Ave S, SeaTac, Washington, United States of America Req #6439
Friday, May 27, 2022

Located less than five minutes from SeaTac International Airport and situated on 18 lush acres, Cedarbrook Lodge is the perfect blend of convenience and escape. Each of the 167 guestrooms and suites at Cedarbrook Lodge offer comfort and tranquility with complimentary amenities including a Northwest-inspired breakfast and airport shuttle service.

Cedarbrook is also home to the award-winning Copperleaf Restaurant and Copperleaf Bar & Terrace, where guests can enjoy exceptional dining with fireside ambiance, indoors or out. The Spa at Cedarbrook is no exception to the hotel's serene setting, known for utilizing petrified wood for it's healing properties in treatments. Cedarbrook is a member of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC), ensuring a superior meetings experience. 


“People never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou’s famous statement serves as a rallying cry throughout Columbia Hospitality and fuels our collective drive - and success.

Our people are our purpose, and our brand is our people. We seek extraordinary individuals who drive our brand promise of Creating Exceptional Experiences. We are a people-first organization, ignited from the inside to succeed on the outside. We are a tight-knit, inclusive, values-driven team and we trust one another to have each other’s backs. We show up every day with open hearts, an inclusive mindset, and a genuine respect for those around us. We have fun, grow together, and strive to leave a positive lasting impression on everyone we meet.

The Perks

*Eligibility of perks is dependent upon job status

  • Paid Time Off (Because Balance Matters)
  • 401K Match (Free Money)
  • Values Based Culture (#OMGLIFE)
  • Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Coverage
  • Company Contributed HSA/FSA Plan
  • Discounted Lodging, Dining, Spa, Golf, and Retail (Yes, Discounted Travel!)
  • Third Party Perks (Movie Tickets, Attractions, Other)
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance Policies
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Team Member Outings
  • Diverse Work Group
  • “Columbia Cares” Volunteer Opportunities
  • Committee Participation Opportunities (Fun, Philanthropic, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion)
  • Ability to Climb the Ladder
  • Online Learning Platform to Help You Grow!

Assigned to Copperleaf Line & Terrace Prep Team 
The Production Cook will work with the team of line cooks and Sous Chefs and support the preparation of all food items needed throughout the kitchen. Cold and hot food production associated to all menus with emphasis on large batch prep tasks.

Our kitchen is focused on cooking from scratch at a fast pace that demands a high level of attention to detail, focus and commitment to maintain the quality that our guests expect. If you feel you are a culinarian that would like to be a part of this culture that is challenged, learning new techniques, and growing with our kitchen and company, you should pursue one of our positions. The Prep Cook will always conduct them self in a manner which supports the growth and development of the team, culture, and cuisine.


Skills needed to be successful in this role- Production Cook:

    • Detailed understanding of cold food preparation, cleaning, chopping storage of common vegetables, dressing preparation, station cleanliness
    • Must work well in a good cooperation with a team
    • Work assigned tasks as directed by senior cooks and chefs
    • Developed knife skills – can work with a knife safely with quickness & accuracy
    • Developed knowledge of basic cooking techniques; braising, roasting, sautéing, vegetable care, preparation and storage, organization of storage areas
    • Detailed understanding of dish machine operation and manage the flow of the dish station as directed by chefs
    • Willingness to assist chefs and cooks in all tasks and move easily from one task to the next with the ability to multi-task

Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience:

    • Necessary State Food Handler’s License(s) ; Food Handlers Card, Serve Safe Certified
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instruction, short correspondence, recipes and memos
    • Ability to effectively interact in one on one and small group situations with supervisors & other employees of the organization
    • Must possess and demonstrate safe knife skills
    • Has the ability to adjust preparations for flavor, and accommodate customer’s needs in a timely manner


Production Cook Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will work assigned line Prep, banquet Prep and or Continental station with a sense of quality control, refined technique and urgency at all times
  • Utilizes specification sheets to prepare daily preparation requirements, maintains par levels of necessary items
  • Prepares current and new menu recipes under direction of supervisor
  • Reads and interprets recipes accurately
  • Ensures attractive, consistent presentations of all food items supplied to station cooks
  • Interacts professionally and mindfully with supervises, line cooks & stewarding team to monitor quality, presentation and consistency of food items prepared
  • Handles all needs and accommodates customer requests in a timely manner
  • Responsible for ensuring presentation standards are meet for all hot and cold items
  • Will participate in all areas of the kitchens cleanliness and organization
  • Assists with product inventories, ordering and receiving of procedures
  • Responsible for team maintenance of grooming standards
  • Responsible for team adherence to standards for sanitation and safe food handling
  • Responsible for all opening and closing kitchen procedures

The Fine Print

Columbia Hospitality, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive environment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. We strive for excellence in every position within the company and select the most qualified people who embrace our service philosophy and these values.

Accountability | Creativity | Enthusiasm | Honesty | Inclusion | Respect

Columbia Hospitality is a national management and consulting company with more than 25 years of experience in creating hospitality solutions and delivering exceptional experiences. Our portfolio includes award-winning hotels and resorts, premier residential communities, restaurants and bars, private and public golf clubs, conference centers, and distinctive venues. Columbia Hospitality has been consistently recognized as one of the Top Companies to Work for in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal for their commitment to creating a fun, dynamic and nurturing work environment for team members.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Cedarbrook Lodge, 18525 36th Ave S, SeaTac, Washington, United States of America