Line Cook at Hilton Monona Terrace (Downtown)
 Madison, WI

The Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is in search of a Line Cook to join our team!

We are looking for a candidate to join the culinary team with little to some experience in a kitchen environment. They will be expected to have basic knife skills, an understanding of sanitation, basic organizational skills, and have the ability to read and follow recipes.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and cook food quickly and correctly following all required recipes and complete in a timely fashion.
  • Correctly store food, use proper rotation and dating and labeling.
  • Maintain sanitary standards, before, during, and after service.
  • Prepare food for employee cafeteria if needed.
  • Determine inventory of food items and requisition from storeroom.
  • Set up equipment needed for preparation prior to service.
  • Set up, breakdown, and all necessary advance prep for assigned station.
  • Prepare all food items according to recipe specifications.
  • Follow portions and procedures in stocks and sauces cold and hot (demi glaze, hollandaise, butter sauces, relish, and salsa)
  • Make sure coolers are cleaned, organized and locked after work when finished.
  • Notify manager of old meat before going bad.
  • Maintain communication between the other cooks, wait staff and management.
  • Maintain cleanliness, sanitation and personal hygiene.
  • Prepare banquet food if needed per schedule.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Follow instructions of manager
  • Able to read orders from point of sale system.
  • Completion of at least 1-2 years of kitchen experience.
  • Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment and food items.
  • Basic knowledge of all kitchen stations.
  • Understand the importance of assisting in the control of food waste.
  • Knowledge of English Language
  • Ability to work long hours.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work various shifts and days of the week


  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance offered for eligible full time associates following 90 days of employment
  • 401K available for eligible associates following 90 days of employment
  • Paid vacation time for eligible associates following 1 year of employment
  • Free meal per shift
  • Free employee parking
  • Discounts at Hilton Worldwide hotels and Marcus Hotels & Resorts
  • Discounted movie tickets
  • Ability to transfer within the company
  • We are dedicated to the advancement, training and education of our associates and support promotion from within Marcus Corporation
  • We are an equal opportunity and drug free work place
  • This organization participates in E-Verify