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Chef de Cuisine

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Property Name: Hilton Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee, WI, United States
Date Posted:
Requisition #: 240000UR

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Are you driven to work for the most recognized name in the hospitality industry? If you strive to grow your career at the largest hotel in the downtown area, the Hilton Milwaukee City Center is the place for you. Our property and brand pride itself on continuous innovation through our approach to world-class service, upscale amenities and superior style.

The Chef de Cuisine will train, supervise, and actively participate in specific hot or cold food production area of multi-unit kitchens in order to maintain Hilton’s high standards of quality. This position will also assist in managing culinary students and internship programs.

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for and supervises daily line operations.
  • Prepares all food items for buffet and restaurant use according to recipe specifications.
  • Visually inspects appearance of all food for proper taste, color combination, and overall presentation to maintain appeal.
  • Supervises all assigned staff including training, counseling, and discipline.
  • Ensures proper ordering, receiving, and storage of all food items in refrigerators, freezers, and dry food storage to maintain product freshness.
  • Properly rotates food products in order to keep spoilage and waste to a minimum.
  • Ensures that all equipment in work area is properly cleaned and sanitized.
  • Performs other duties as required, e.g., special orders/buffet presentations.
  • Schedules appropriate number of staff according to daily needs of multi-units functions and weekly forecasts.

What do you bring to the role?

  • Thorough working knowledge of cold food preparation.
  • Good working knowledge of accepted safety and sanitation standards.
  • Extensive experience with slicers, mixers, grinders, food processors, etc.
  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts, and portion sizes.
  • Ability to read, write, and understand the English language in order to complete requisitions, read recipes, and communicate with other associates.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity of hand in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e., knives, spoons, spatulas, togs, slicers, etc.
  • Ability to grasp, lift, and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of (200) lbs. on a continuous schedule.
  • Ability to perform duties in confined spaces within extreme temperature ranges.
  • High school diploma preferred.  Culinary or apprenticeship program preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a supervisory and management position in a similar size operation.  (2)-(3) years as a Chef de Partie, and lead cook prior to management required.


What’s in it for you?

  • A free well-balanced meal each shift
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance available after 30 days of employment
  • Free downtown parking
  • Begin earning PTO immediately
  • Discounts at Hilton Properties and Marcus Hotels & Resorts properties.
  • Discounts at Marcus Hotels & Resorts cafes, bars, restaurants and lounges - not to mention, great deals on golfing, skiing and spa
  • “Two for one” movie theater coupons at Marcus Theatres
  • Ability to grow your career, and transfer from one property to another while maintaining your service with the company


Hilton Milwaukee City Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.