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Posted November 8, 2021

Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort
Ponce, PR
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A Cook is responsible for preparing food items in accordance with recipes and established standards.  Will also be responsible for preparing, maintaining and monitoring quality control for hot food items and for all meat, fish, fowl, sauces, stocks, seasonings and all other food items prepared ont he hot line  in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding service and financial profitability.  Has knowledge of and ability to work multiple kitchen functions to include grill, sauté, and pantry stations on the line.  Creates appealing plate designs and maintains the quality of presentation for all food items.  

What will I be doing?

As a Cook, you would be responsible for preparing food items in accordance with recipes and established standards in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Prepare food items according to designated recipes and quality standards

  • Maintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation standards at all times

  • Manage and prepare guest orders in a friendly, timely and efficient manner

  • Ensure knowledge of menu and all food products

  • Stock and maintain par levels for designated food station(s)

  • Visually inspect all food sent from the kitchen and ensure all plates are clean and appetizing

  • Responsible for providing shift relief for breakfast, dinner, station and second cooks whenever necessary

  • Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures according to federal, state, local and company regulations

  • Prepare requisitions for supplies and food items, as needed


What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.

  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.

  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.

  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.

  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality

  • Productivity

  • Dependability

  • Customer Focus

  • Adaptability

To be successful in this position, the candidate must also be able to show the following skills, knowledge and abilities:

  • High school diploma /GED and 2 to 3 years of experience in a similar role, minimum required or

  • Culinary degree (2 - 4 years) from a vocational or technical school or university

  • Well rounded experience in a similar role and industry, preferred

  • ServeSafe Certification, preferred

  • Able to read and follow standardized recipes

  • Able to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen atmosphere

  • Outstanding communication skills 

  • Proven organizational skills, works well by self

  • Great knife skills and hand-eye coordination

  • Sense of taste and smell

  • Able to stand on your feet for long periods and lift heavy objects

  • Able to work different shifts and days (including holidays) 

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!








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Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort

1150 Caribe Avenue
Ponce, PR 00716

(787) 259-7676

254 Room Resort

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At A Glance

Our beachside location has a view of the Caribbean sea yet is only 10 minutes from Mercedita Airport and 5 minutes from downtown Ponce. We have everything you need for an unforgettable stay – elegant rooms and suites, first-class dining and facilities for business, relaxation and recreation. Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is just 90 minutes from our resort. 

Host a fairytale wedding or a waterfront event at the Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort. Set on the Caribbean Sea, this Ponce hotel provides a stunning backdrop for a business meeting or social gathering. The hotel offers a range of meeting rooms, an elegant ballroom and a full service business center.

  • Beachfront resort in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • 27-hole golf course, club house, and casino
  • Precor© fitness center, two pools, and whirlpool spa
  • Restaurants, bars, and kids entertainment