Lead Cook

posted June 24, 2024

Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria

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Compensation: $20 - $21/hour

Job Type


Reports To
Sous Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Executive Chef

Shift Times:  Morning shift, hours may vary

Job Purpose
To use knowledge of a la carte cooking and act as line leader, giving directions to others on production line.
Job Responsibilities
  1. Use knowledge of a la carte cooking, meat temperatures and presentation to create a finished product that is consistent with dinner entrees and gourmet dining.
  2. Prepare all orders turned in by wait staff, ensuring that all orders are cooked quickly and according to order.
  3. Ensure that food leaves kitchen in peak condition.
  4. To produce all sauces and compounds and cook all food in the appropriate manner such as poaching, sauté, etc.
  5. Prep food products using standard food preparation techniques.
  6. Learn menus, recipes, preparation and presentation.
  7. Ensure that all food is stored in proper containers and at proper storage and holding temperatures.
  8. Prepare food needed by other kitchen departments, which is best prepared by this department; and prepare all food for the next shift and for the following day as required and directed by Supervisor.
  9. Maintains work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with state, county and company health regulations and work safety regulations.
  10. If functioning in a lead capacity: (a) take responsibility for assigned employees in absence of Supervisor, (b) assigns work, and ensures proper performance of assigned employees.

 While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when business needs dictate.   

 Atlanta Marriott NW (managed by Dimension Hospitality) Offers Excellent Benefits & Rewards:

  • Health Insurance: (Full-Time associates) Benefits are effective the 1st day of the month following the date you complete your enrollment, not to exceed 60 days of employment. 
  • Retirement Savings (401k) 
  • Paid vacation:  Eligibility for this time begins after 90 days of service (you will begin accruing on your first day). 
  • Flexible Sick Days:  We offer flexible sick time which means you may use the time as personal time.  Eligibility for this time begins after 90 days of service (you will begin accruing on your first day).
  • We offer free meals to our associates.  Also, you are eligible for a 20% meal discount at Marriott Restaurants.
  • Hotel room discount at Marriott International.  In addition, hotel room discounts at Dimension Hospitality-managed hotels.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Room for growth! 
  • And much more!
Job Skills
  1. Skillfully use hand tools or machines to prepare food
  2. Read recipes of item to be prepared, picture what the finished product will look like, and accept responsibility for accuracy of the work as it is turned out.
  3. Use arithmetic to figure amounts of product needed; measure ingredients with precision.


  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  •  A minimum of one year  of proven experience as a line cook in a full-service restaurant or hotel or similar setting
  • Knowledge of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Ability to follow recipes and menu specifications
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays
  • Food Safety Certification
Salary Description
$20 - $21/hour
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Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria

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