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Property Name
Hilton Garden Inn Orlando
Job Title
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Position Categories
Cook, Cook - Prep
Since 1997, Buffalo Lodging Associates has provided a variety of services including operations management, sales, marketing, accounting, development, architecture and construction. As such, the success of Buffalo Lodging Associates is predicated on combining the highest quality product available at a given price point with exemplary service. We are able to keep this commitment by employing some of the brightest and most talented employees in the hospitality industry today. We consistently exceed brand standards and manage costs without sacrificing service or product quality. Our company culture emphasizes individual responsibility and pride in a job well done, and we welcome and encourage input and ideas from all of our team members.

Buffalo Lodging Associates, LLC. is always seeking highly motivated and dynamic individuals who enjoy a challenge and are committed to excellence. In management candidates, we seek people who are team-oriented and can lead by example. The success of Buffalo Lodging is centered on empowering our team members to pro-actively deliver unparalleled service, and to ensure every guest's satisfaction. To be successful in our organization, both management and hourly candidates must show that they are committed to providing this exemplary service to each and every guest with every interaction.

Our desire is to provide people with a working environment that they find satisfying both professionally and socially, says Ronald Kendall, President of Buffalo Lodging Associates. We want them to find the job fun and interesting, while working with people they like.

Job Details

Principal Responsibilities:

- Ensure all items are prepared according to company and brand standards and meet all health code requirements.
- Prepare foods of consistent quality according to the recipe, including all special requests. Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, boilers, grills, roasters and steam kettles.
- Properly forecast food consumption based on occupancy making sure not to prepare beyond estimated needs.
- Controls food waste, loss and usage per SOP. Read menu to estimate food requirements and orders food from suppliers.
- Date all food containers and rotate per SOP. Return all covered and dated perishable items to designated areas and stored at the proper temperature.

Job Duties:

- Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs, requests for service and assistance. Respond to special requests from guests.
- Team Work – Treats people with respect. Keeps commitments. Upholds organizational values. Assists with preventative cleaning programs as assigned. Assist with keeping the buffet stocked. Assist with the prep work of vegetables and condiments for the next shift.
- Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality. Maintains cleanliness of storage rooms and kitchen area.
- Quantity – Meets productivity standards and completes work within a timely manner. Completes tasks within approved budget and time.
- Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses chemicals and equipment properly. Responsible for any assigned keys and for following key control policies. Inspects all equipment to ensure that it is ready to operate. Understands and follows all safety procedures when using all equipment as well as chemicals, chemical compounds and cleaning products.
- Dependability – Is consistently at work and on time. Arrives at scheduled meetings and appointments on time. Is able to meet the demands of the industry with regard to working holidays and weekends.
- Initiative – Volunteers readily. Asks for and offers help when needed. Check with supervisor upon completion of shift before leaving for the day. Checks par for shift usage; determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note out of stock items of possible shortages.
- Compliance – Report all lost and found articles to supervisor. Reports equipment problems to maintenance.

Job Requirements


High School diploma or equivalent is preferred. One year previous related experience is a plus.


At Buffalo Lodging, we are committed to keeping our most important assets – our employees – healthy, happy and productive. To achieve this, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to full time employees that includes the following:
- Medical & Dental Insurance
- 401(k) savings plan
- Life Insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Plans
- Short Term Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs