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Cook II Wreckers

Posted May 6, 2021

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Kissimmee, FL
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About This Job

The Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center is now partnering with the Rouxbe Cooking School to offer culinary associates engaging online training opportunities to help grow their careers. Through Rouxbe's self-paced online platform and culinary training curriculum, Marriott associates with all levels of culinary experience will have access to hundreds of well-designed and visually appealing lessons they can immediately apply to their jobs.

Job Summary

Connect your passions with a rewarding opportunity

Others may call you a foodie, but you know you’re much more than that. You want to learn all the tricks of the trade and be the master of the kitchen. When you join us, you’ll find that there are no limits on your creativity or your potential. We inspire you to grow and challenge yourself because when you are pursuing excellence, you’re helping us to provide exceptional travel experiences.

Rewards for work, benefits for your lifestyle

You’ll be supported in and out of the workplace through:

  • Discounts on hotel rooms, gift shop items, food and beverage
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition programs
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Encouraging management
  • Team-spirited colleagues

The impact you’ll make 

You hold yourself to a higher culinary standard and it is your attention to each preparation that keeps guests with us to dine. Working with a dedicated team of experts, you will learn something different every day as you work with new seasonal menus and unique presentations. You hard work pays off when a dish that you’ve thoughtfully helped to prepare has guests raving and anxious to return.

What you’ll be doing

  • Prepare fresh ingredients for cooking according to recipes/menu
  • Cook food and prepare top-quality menu items in a timely manner
  • Test foods to ensure proper preparation and temperature
  • Operate kitchen equipment safely and responsibly
  • Ensure the proper sanitation and cleanliness of surfaces and storage containers

What we’re looking for

  • Great teamwork skills and attention to detail
  • Positive outlook and outgoing personality
  • Previous kitchen experience is a big plus

This role requires the ability to move and lift up to 25 lbs. Standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time and ensuring a professional appearance in a clean uniform are also required. Prior to employment, we’ll ask you to complete safety training and certification.

Explore our very big world

When you bring your natural talents and passion for food, we welcome you into our family. No matter your specialty or culinary background, we offer great rewards and opportunities to improve your skills. You will work closely with a team of inspired professionals who encourage and invite your contributions.  

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
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About this Employer

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34746

1-407-586-0000

1,406 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Welcome to our spectacular resort in beautiful Kissimmee, The Gaylord Palms, where extraordinary service and superior amenities create a world-class resort experience for leisure and business travelers alike. Near Orlando and just minutes from the main gates of Epcot, Disney and Disney's Hollywood Studios®, our majestic Kissimmee resort spans 63 acres and celebrates Florida's history, culture and natural beauty in both architectural style and landscape design. Our signature atriums recreate three Florida environments, each vibrant and delightfully immersive - from the gently rising mists of the Everglades to the funky and vibrant island revelry of Key West to the Spanish-infused, old-world charm of St Augustine. Business travelers and meeting planners will also enjoy our resort's central location, 400,000 square ft of flexible meeting space and 178,500 square ft Florida Exhibition Hall. Discover Gaylord Palms and experience all the wonder and enchantment of the Sunshine State under one roof!