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Property Name: Hyatt Regency Coralville
Location: Coralville, IA, United States
Date Posted:
Requisition #: 22000276

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Join our team of passionate hospitality professionals at the Hyatt Regency Coralville Hotel & Conference Center where we strive to give guests memorable experiences and access to the best restaurants, nightlife, and outdoor recreation in the city. The Hyatt Regency is managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts whose corporate history dates back to the first Marcus Movie Theater in 1935. That was when our founder first established our guiding principles of People Pleasing People and to always realize our most important assets are our incredible associates.

The Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking all food items according to menus and expediting orders quickly and correctly. The Cook is also responsible for ensuring all stations are set to standards and following instructions from the Chefs. Prior experience as a cook or in food service is preferable.

What we are looking for:

  • Follow instructions of Chef and Sous Chef.
  • Ability to read orders from the point of sales system.
  • Knowledge of cooking techniques for seafood stocks, grilling, sautéing, and deep frying, as well as cold food prep.
  • Knowledge of basic prep functions- i.e. cleaning greens, prepping vegetables and cutting skills for all fresh produce and fruit.
  • Be able to cut, dice, julienne, brunoise, med dice, large dice, and slice fresh fruit and produce.
  • Knowledge of equipment and food.
  • Knowledge of proper cooking procedures.
  • Knowledge of proper knife handling and techniques.
  • Understand all prep duties, how to run line if needed, and work middle station during busy times.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Insurance benefits to our associates after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Flexible schedules
  • Room discounts for Hyatt properties and Marcus Hotels & Resorts properties
  • Employee referral bonus program

For each position, we require at least two positive verifiable references, a stable work history verified by a background check, a positive attitude, a willingness to be a team player, and the ability to work weekends and holidays.

We will verify through E-Verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts

A division of The Marcus Corporation, Marcus Hotels & Resorts has a rich 60 year history of operational and service excellence. We are “People Pleasing People” who strive daily to create extraordinary experiences for guests and associates alike. Focused on expanding our U.S. based portfolio of 15 hotels and resorts, our properties are known for their unique character and style.

The Hyatt Regency Coralville and Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 1 year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Coralville, IA 52241: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person