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Cook

posted April 1, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Edison/Raritan Center
Edison, NJ
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Cook

Prepare food items according to recipes and standards, taking pride in the excellence and quality of cuisine, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.

Potential Career Path

Lead Cook – Sous Chef – Executive Chef – Food and Beverage Director

Essential Job Functions

  • Follow recipes to prepare food items accordingly.
  • Wash, peel, and cut fruits and vegetables; cut, trim, or clean meat.
  • Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Bake breads, rolls, or other baked goods.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food for pick up by server or deliver to guests.
  • Maintain clean and sanitized work areas such as cutting boards, counters and work spaces.
  • Secure and store food items properly.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Follow safe food handling procedures. 
  • Follow guidelines related to sustainability practices related to HHM’s EarthView program. 
  • Practice safe work habits and wear protective safety equipment.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Previous culinary experience or equivalent training required.
  • Department of Health Sanitation certificate may be required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

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About This Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Edison/Raritan Center

50 Raritan Center Parkway
Edison, NJ 08837

(732) 225-0900

At A Glance

Consider Hilton Garden Inn Edison/Raritan Center, offering a great standard of comfort and convenience among hotels in Edison, NJ. Just one mile from the New Jersey Convention and Exhibition Center, our Edison-Raritan hotel provides easy access to downtown Newark, Newark International Airport (EWR) and local corporations. This award-winning Edison, New Jersey hotel is only 30 minutes from Manhattan. Guests enjoy sophisticated accommodations, friendly service, and a relaxed and inviting atmosphere.

  • One mile from New Jersey Convention and Exhibition Center
  • Complimentary WiFi and business center
  • Garden Grill & Bar restaurant and Pavilion Pantry
  • Complimentary fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool
  • Complimentary 24-hours business center
  • 5,000 sq. ft. of Edison, NJ meeting and banquet space