Cook I (Full Time) – Fork Lore (Hilton Hotel)

Biltmore Farms
Asheville, NC
United States
Job Description

Picture Yourself at Biltmore Farms as part of the Vanderbilt legacy of hospitality!

Why join our team at Fork Lore?

  • $16.50--$20/hour based on experience!

  • Outstanding medical, dental, and vision coverage benefits!

  • Fun wellness program with annual bonus of up to $600!

  • Parental leave with up to 6 weeks available for birth, adoption, and fostering!

  • 401k retirement plan with employer matching program!

  • Hilton-brand hotel discounts for you, your family, and your friends!

  • YMCA membership monthly discount!

  • Vacation, sick leave and paid holidays!

  • Friendly and supportive work environments!

  • Incredible employee learning and growth opportunities!

  • Exciting employee events and activities!

Join the Fork Lore team - a fresh approach to Southern dining in South Asheville. The Fork Lore team delights diners with stories through exceptional meals and exemplary service. Our full restaurant and bar serve Asheville and guests of Hilton Biltmore Park.

You believe the heart of any home is in the kitchen. You have always had a passion for Culinary Arts and the skills to take your hunger to the next level. Creativity in the kitchen is where you thrive, and when the pressure heats up, you're cool as a cucumber. Can you picture yourself at Biltmore Farms as a Fork Lore Cook? We can!

As a Cook, you will:

  • Be responsible for preparing hot and cold foods.

  • Follow the philosophies of our Culinary Team, preparing our recipes with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Comply with all sanitation and health department regulations.

  • Maintain high levels of cleanliness from shift commencement to close.

  • Upkeep all inventory and use proper food rotation and culinary principal.

  • Maintain the highest degree of professionalism and teamwork as per standards of service.

  • Complete all duties and procedures as put forth by our Kitchen Management team.

  • Have a "can-do" and upbeat attitude while providing support to the team.

  • Be available to work flexible schedules which include weekends and holidays.

Essential Elements

We believe eating should be an elevated experience. From soups to sauces, the ideal addition to our kitchen team has complete knowledge of culinary customs and knows how to deliver. Successful candidates are team players, willing to pitch in to help wherever needed in the kitchen. Team members must be able to utilize and maintain Hilton standards in every function performed.

Education & Experience:

Degree in a Culinary program and/or at least two years of full-service restaurant of hotel kitchen experience preferred. Must have knowledge of buffet preparation, line cooking, soups, sauces, etc. Must have a High School Diploma or GED. Experience in a hotel environment is a plus. Possess good communication and interpersonal skills and be flexible and willing to work wherever needed.

Physical Requirements:

Able to lift and carry at least 35 lbs. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and be able to walk, stoop and bend frequently. Must have tolerance to work with and around to hot grills, stoves, ovens, coolers and freezers. Be able to use cleaning solvents and detergents on a regular basis.

Post Offer / Pre-Employment:

For the on-going safety and well-being of our employees and guests, Biltmore Farms' on-boarding process includes a criminal history disclosure and screening process for employees selected for employment. This process begins after an offer of employment is extended in writing. Final decisions on employment will be treated in accordance with federal-, state-, and local laws and guidance and determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis prior to adverse action. Biltmore Farms is dedicated to matching candidates with a criminal history to a position where they can be successful.

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