Culinary Cook - FULL-TIME - The Guest House at Graceland

3600 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116, USA Req #202
Monday, April 26, 2021


 
Elvis Presley Enterprises
Become a part of the exciting growth at Graceland!
Since opening to the public in 1982, Elvis Presley's Graceland has hosted over 20 million visitors from every state in the union and nearly every country of the world. Graceland welcomes over 500,000 visitors each year, is one of the five most visited home tours in the United States, and is the most famous home in America after The White House. 
 
In 1991, Graceland was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2006, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.
 
Graceland visitors come from all walks of life, all ages, all musical tastes, all income levels, all educational backgrounds, and all parts of the world.
 
Our employees are ambassadors to Memphis and work hard to ensure all of our guests are treated with the same southern hospitality that Elvis Presley was known for.

This is a full-time position located in the Food and Beverage Department having variable/flexible working hours to include weekends, holidays, evenings, and overtime as required. This is a promotional opportunity.  Benefits may be offered after successful completion of a sixty (60) day introductory period. Rate of pay for this position is $13.50 per hour. 



Job Description:

The Cook is responsible for the preparation of food for guests. The Cook is also responsible for sanitation, upkeep of the food service/culinary dept., and making sure that all food safety and quality standards are followed.

Plan, prep, set up and provide quality service in all areas of food production for menu items and specials in the designated outlets in accordance with standards and plating guide specifications.  Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment.  Ensure the culinary team has all the required tools to carry out their responsibilities.  Assist and provide direction to all cooks under their supervision and maintain the hotel’s culture and standards.


REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of Memphis and Shelby County health codes; ability to bake and cook a variety of food; some Catering or Banquet Food production experience is needed; demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of proper techniques for food preparation; ability to accurately handle money and cash transactions; skill to operate and clean various restaurant equipment; ability to work quickly and accurately under constant pressure of often conflicting deadlines and numerous interruptions; ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity; organizational skills to determine workload in a timely manner; must be able to exercise tact and diplomacy during discussions with individuals; some knowledge of catering helpful.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to stoop, reach, walk and stand for long periods of time; ability to lift boxes weighing up to 50lbs; speak clearly and distinctly.


SPECIAL CONDITIONS:  Uniform is required; hair net must be worn; must follow and have knowledge of health codes and requirements.


APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at www.graceland.com/careers . Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test. We are an equal opportunity employer. This position will remain open until filled.
Notice: Screening tests for alcohol and illegal drug use will be required before hiring and during your employment with this company.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116, USA