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Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville

7775 Mississippi Street
Merrillville, IN 46410

124 Room Hotel
Managed By HHM Hotels
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Part-Time

Overview

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.

Your Growth Path

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

Your Focus
  • 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.

Your Background and Skills

  • 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

About Us

HHM Hotels is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other group protected by law.

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Posted February 9, 2024

Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville

At A Glance

Located just off I-65, with easy access to downtown Chicago and Lake County, this hotel in Merrillville, Indiana is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Business guests will be conveniently close to IBM, U.S. Steel, and NiSource corporate headquarters as well as many other local companies.

Amenities such as our on-site restaurant, comfortable adjustable beds and complimentary WiFi access help make your stay stress-free. Utilize your room’s microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker to make your morning coffee, store cold drinks or heat up a meal. Bring your swimsuit to swim laps in our indoor heated pool at our hotel in Merrillville, Indiana. Maintain your exercise routine in the 24-hour fitness center. Plan an event in 3,500 sq. ft. of versatile function space. Use the services in our 24-hour business center to prepare for a meeting.

  • Located one block east of I-65, providing easy access to Chicago and all of Lake County 
  • Complimentary internet access 
  • 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space 
  • On-site restaurant, 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®, microwave and refrigerator in each room 
  • Complimentary 24-hour Business Center