The Westin Nashville
  • 01-Sep-2017 to 30-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Culinary - DD/IRD
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Through vibrant design, unique programming and entertainment, the Westin Nashville provides an energetic atmosphere and unmatched service just steps away from the city's historic entertainment district.  Guests enjoy spectacular city views from every room or by relaxing in our two-story rooftop restaurant, bar and pool.  The lobby dining experience features live entertainment and is the social center of Music City drawing travelers and locals alike. 

The Westin Nashville's success is a product of selecting individuals who share our values of Respect, Integrity, Passion for Excellence, Team Work and to be positive contributors to our Community.  

What we believe and hold dear: 

  • Guests come first. Obsess about every touch point.
  • Initiative and creativity are encouraged and rewarded. Study the book, then throw it out.
  • People and teams are empowered. Presume trust and be transparent
  • Actions speak louder than words. No airs or graces.
  • Hire the best, then get out of their way. Keep learning. Together, we'll go far

What you'll be doing:

All things cooking related.Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacles. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance.

To be successful you'll need:  

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent; Training through formal culinary school or trade program is desired.

Experience

Minimum 3 months cooking experience at a full service restaurant or hotel.  Formal education can be substituted for experience.

 

What the Westin Nashville Offers:

Besides being able to work with and learn from some of the best in the business, Westin Nashville has competitive compensation and benefits as well as a wide variety of perks.

  • Our medical plans feature unheard of $500 deductibles, along with dental and vision coverage. We offer Life Insurance, for you, your spouse and child.  In addition - Long and Short Term Disability and AD&D insurance. Coverage comes complete with access to a 24/7 nurse line.
  • You start earning paid time off (PTO) on Day 1.
  • Speaking of time off, your vacation budget can go farther. We offer the widely popular Marriott hotel room and food and beverage discounts.  That means very low rates at hotels almost everywhere you go.  We have other discounts too on everything from movie tickets, to Costco and and gym memberships, shows, sporting events, Disney World, even car buying.
  • Parking for Westin Nashville Team Members is easy and available next to the hotel.  We subsidize the cost so it's very affordable.  Prefer to ride than drive? We'll support you by helping defray your monthly Public Transportation costs.
  • We provide you a uniform and clean it at no charge.
  • We have our own team member dining room offering complimentary (yes, free) meals.
  • You will become eligible for our 401k retirement savings plan after just six months, and we offer a company match on your contributions.
  • Our expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  includes help and support on everything from legal advice, financial planning, to elder care questions.
  • As Community is one of our values, we encourage our team members to take part and give back to the community both individually, and through our various outreach activities throughout the year.
  • We'll train you, keep you challenged, and growing and developing personally.  Our hotel is filled with people who started out wanting a job, but found a career.

 The Westin Nashville is an equal opportunity employer.

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