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Food Preparation - Cook

posted March 27, 2018

Hilton Nashville Downtown
Nashville, TN
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About This Job

Trattoria Il Mulino Nashville the new casual chic restaurant concept from iconic Il Mulino New York, brings a hip and authentic, high-end Italian culinary experience to the city of Nashville, located in the Hilton Nashville Downtown

Position Overview:   Prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment

Essential Job Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs
  • Date all food containers and rotate as per Turnberry Hospitality standards, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages.         
  • Assist in keeping buffet stocked
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables
  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, loss and usage per Turnberry Hospitality standards
  • Operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron and flat top grill
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • The employee may be expected to work in other areas of the hotel when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job description
  • Maintain a safe work environment for co-workers and a safe hotel for guests; please refer to Section 7.0 in the Associate Handbook for specific examples.

Qualifications, Job knowledge, Experience, Skills, Abilities:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to communicate, verbally, effectively with guests and co-workers; respond to guest requests
  • Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 75 lbs. on a continuous schedule
  • Ability to comprehend and apply written product labeling instructions to enable the safe application of products and processes within the hotel.
  • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.
  • Food handling certificate
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Maintains professionalism at all times, demonstrating courtesy and respect to guests and co-workers

Physical requirements of the position and work environment:

  • Must be able to walk, climb stairs
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch
  • Must use hands to reach, grasp, handle, pull and push
  • Must have good near and far vision
  • Must be able to hear, talk, smell
  • Must be able to lift & carry up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 5 hours and a total of 7 hours in an 8 hour shift.
  • Duties may be performed indoors or outdoors.   Noise level moderate.

Hilton Nashville Downtown Additional Property Specific Functions:

  • Must complete brand required training
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About This Employer

Hilton Nashville Downtown

121 Fourth Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37201

Telephone (615) 620-1000

330 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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Downtown Nashville hotel in the center of it all

Stay in the heart of ‘Music City’ at Hilton Nashville Downtown. You’ll be treated to true Southern hospitality and premier accommodations. Dine in style at our four on-site restaurants. You’ll relish our central location in the midst of all there is to see and do in Nashville. Explore the history of country music, catch live performances and take in all the sights and sounds of the entertainment district, all near our Nashville hotel.

Local information

Be at the center of all that’s happening in Nashville, TN. Celebrate all things country music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Take in a game or concert at Bridgestone Arena, cheer on the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium or visit the CMA Music Festival in June each year.

A space to recharge

Hilton Nashville Downtown is an all-suite hotel with 330 chic, accommodating suites. Each suite has a coffeemaker, refrigerator and pull-out sofa. Upgrade to an executive suite for turn-down service and guaranteed park views. Each guest can stay connected with WiFi.

Executive Lounge

Our guests on the executive level enjoy access to our Executive Lounge featuring complimentary continental breakfast, gourmet snacks, tapas-style hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages.

Delectable dining

Begin the day with breakfast at MarketStreet. Break for lunch in the atrium lobby at the Symphony Café and sample succulent steaks at The Palm Steakhouse. Experience authentic New York-style Italian cuisine at Trattoria IL Mulino for brick-fired pizzas, pasta, seafood, signature dishes and desserts.

Meetings and events

Host your next Nashville meeting or event in more than 17,800 sq. ft. of event space including a ballroom. We offer WiFi throughout, 24-hour business center, on-site car rental service, and award-winning catering services.