Airline Lounge AM Cook Job at Sodexo, Honolulu, HI

  • Sodexo
  • Honolulu, HI

Job Description

Unit Description:

  • Airline Lounges, Various locations within the HNL Airport,

Position Summary:

  • The Cook I will accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, cook, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: including Breakfast, Lunch.
  • The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position.
  • These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

General Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and cooks to-order foods that may require short preparation time.
  • May prepare food and serve customers at an a la carte and may operate a grill station.
  • Prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and corporate standards, guidelines, and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided.
  • Reads food orders or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
  • Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving, and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.
  • Prepares foods under direct supervision or instruction by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.
  • Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
  • May clean and sanitize workstations and equipment and must follow all Sodexo, client, and regulatory rules and procedures.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training, and hazard assessments.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May receive inventory, move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.
  • May produce some batch goods using basic cooking techniques.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule is helpful.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shifts on time with satisfactory regularity.


  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • 0 to 2 years of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of basic operation of equipment and cash-handling procedures preferred.


  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Good working knowledge of food preparation.
  • Requires familiarity with kitchen equipment.
  • Must be able to read and follow a recipe unsupervised.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends, and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Benefits Eligibility.

  • Full-Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Eligible employees can enroll in their benefits, which will be effective beginning on their first day with Sodexo.
  • We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program, and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

About Sodexo:

Sodexo was created in 1966. Today, we are the global leader in sustainable food and valued experiences at every moment in life: learn, work, heal and play. We believe in creating a better day for everyone to build a better life for all.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Work experience placement, Remote job, Flexible hours, Shift work, Night shift, Afternoon shift,

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