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The Bethesdan Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton features 270 guest rooms, 15,000 sq. feet of meeting space, restaurant and bar. Centrally located in Bethesda, Maryland, the Bethesdan Hotel is part of a vibrant and welcoming community surrounded by charming neighborhoods, business innovators, walkable shops and great places to eat and drink. The hotel is minutes away from the National Institutes of Health and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Conveniently walking distance from the Bethesda Metro station, the Bethesdan Hotel is a train ride or short drive from Washington, DC.

The Bethesdan Hotel is currently looking for a dependable and talented Cook to join the team. The Cook is responsible for preparing food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers.
  2. Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs.
  3. Date all food containers and rotate as per Crescent standards, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  4. 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. 
  5. Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  6. Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, loss and usage per Crescent standards.
  7. 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.
  8. Prepare team member meals
  9. Prepare and maintain inventory of grab and go perishable items
  10. Assist in maintaining kitchen cleanliness to include but not limited to performing dishwashing duties and taking out trash
  11. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  12. Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.   Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times. Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player. Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.  Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The Bethesdan Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

8120 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814-3624

(301) 652-2000

270 Room Hotel

www.hilton.com

Minutes from Medical Center Metro station

We’re a mile from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Medical Center Metro station is a 13-minute walk – or take our free shuttle. Enjoy the views from our seasonal rooftop pool.