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Cook

posted December 3, 2019

The Tennessean
Knoxville, TN
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About This Job

Job overview

As a Cook, you will fill a pivotal role in supporting your hotel’s financial goals through the daily operations of the kitchen food preparations for restaurants/outlets, banquet facilities, room service and/or other areas of the Food and Beverage departments.  You will prepare the highest quality of food products to exhibit outstanding taste and appearance to satisfy guests and maximize food revenues.  This position reports to a Department Head or General Manager.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have a minimum of 2 years of food service experience with general knowledge of dining services and standards.
  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and radiate a positive and accommodating attitude while interacting with customers.
  • Cooks or otherwise prepares food according to recipe.
  • Cooks food in quantities according to menu and number of persons to be served.
  • Inventories food, supplies and equipment weekly.
  • Orders kitchen supplies as needed.
  • Ensures all temp logs and waste logs are maintained daily.
  • Directs personnel assisting in preparation and serving of meals.
  • Receives, dates, and examines foodstuffs and supplies to ensure quality and quantity meet established standards and specifications.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan 
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

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About This Employer

The Tennessean

531 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

(865) 525-4410

82 Room Hotel

www.tennesseanhotel.com

Our Hotel

Perfectly situated alongside downtown Knoxville’s largest public greenspace at World’s Fair Park, THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel & Residences offers the city’s guests and residents a stylish, contemporary atmosphere with dramatic mountain and park views.

Each of THE TENNESSEAN’s 82 rooms are elegantly appointed in contemporary style. Guests also may relax in the sophisticated lobby, enjoy fine spirits in The Drawing Room or recharge in the state-of-the-art fitness center.

All of the suites at THE TENNESSEAN Hotel are complete with fine touches meant to dazzle all five senses. The smell of freshly made coffee courtesy of the in-room Illy coffee makers will start your mornings with an invigorating kick. Thanks to the Cuby radio, you can begin your morning listening to the local radio stations or by streaming your favorite music through the Bluetooth technology compatible with all smart phones. Once your glance out over the Smoky Mountains or the World's Fair Park, you'll soon see what sets THE TENNESSEAN Hotel apart from any other hotel in Knoxville. Each plush suite contains its own private powder room, with the finest local soaps and capital wash room amenities. The feel of the high quality luxury linens will invite you to relax in the comfort of the pillow-top mattresses. And without ever leaving the satisfying warmth of your bed, we invite you to call our In Room Dining team to indulge in breakfast in bed, redefining what personal luxury means to you.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 60,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 1,400 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.