Banquet Cook - Waldorf Astoria Washington DC

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Job Details

  • Location: Washington, DC, 20004
  • Date Posted: 2024-03-19
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Restaurant
  • Req Number: HOT0AFBD
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Forge your legacy by joining the newest and highly anticipated Waldorf Astoria hotel, located at the epicenter of D. C. on Pennsylvania Avenue, as a Banquet Cook on the Culinary Team!

The iconic Old Post Office has been reimagined as Waldorf Astoria Washington DC - reclaiming its position as one of Washington, D. C.'s preeminent addresses where all are welcome. With 263 rooms, 38,000 square feet of event space, and 2 restaurants plus 3 bars, this is the new home for Washington, D.C.'s most consequential events, groundbreaking meetings, and unforgettable experiences.

  • Shift: Various - must be available to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
  • Union Position: This position is part of the Local 25 Union which requires complete open availability. We are not able to accommodate schedule restrictions and full-time hours are not guaranteed. Hours and schedule are based on seniority and business needs and may be minimal at times until seniority is established. You must be comfortable with a schedule and hours that may vary from week to week.

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What will I be doing?

As a Banquet Cook, you will be responsible for maintaining and setting up food production station and quality control of all meat, fish, fowl, sauces, stocks, seasonings and all other food items prepared on the hot line.Specifically, this includes but is not limited to:

  • Maintain knowledge of and ability to work multiple kitchen functions to include grill, sauté, and pantry stations on the line.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality of food prepared on the line.
  • Create appealing plate designs and maintain the quality of presentation for all food items.

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

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. 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!

The Benefits - Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits. Hilton offers its eligible team members a comprehensive benefits package including:

· Medical Insurance Coverage - for you and your family

· Mental Health Resources

· Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)

· Go Hilton travel discount program

· Supportive parental leave

· Matching 401(k)

· Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount

· : Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)

· Career growth and development

· Team Member Resource Groups

· Recognition and rewards programs

*Available benefits may vary depending upon property-specific terms and conditions of employment and the terms of the collective bargaining agreement if applicable.