Banquet Cook 2 at the Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel

  • The Ballantyne Hotel Charlotte
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jun 10, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Who We Are: Here at The Ballantyne, we embody authentic Southern hospitality in all areas of our Luxury Collection Hotel. The Ballantyne was created with the vision to provide a modern meeting point for leisure and commerce that celebrates the area's legacy while helping to shape its future. Experience the essence of The Ballantyne.

JOB SUMMARY: Assists in the preparation of a food items for all F&B outlets according to established standards of quality and presentation while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment.


  • -Prepares food of consistent quality following established recipes and production/portion standards.
    -Starts food items that have been prepared in advance, making sure not to overestimate needs.

  • -Responsible for the food organization, production and execution of all events and catering functions
    -Plates food, applying creativity to plate presentation with concentration on eye appeal
    -Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking, garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed
    -Assist Banquet Chef in estimate food consumption and purchases or requisitions food products and kitchen supplies
    -Cleans equipment and workstation thoroughly during and at the end of each shift in order to maintain proper sanitation and orderliness.
    -Ensures all deadlines are met in food production based on production orders
MUST be able to work a flexible shift that includes: Days, Afternoon, Nights and Weekends. Plus, work Holidays as well, if needed.
Note: May be assigned other duties by supervisor or management


  • -Four year culinary degree from an accredited institution preferred or 4 year culinary apprenticeship.
    -Knowledge of working in a Banquet kitchen for multiple outlets in a hotel preferred
    -High School Diploma or Equivalent


  • -Excellent verbal communication skills
    -Ability to pay close attention to detail
    -Basic reading, writing, and math skills
    -Excellent organizational and time management skills
    -Follows principles of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment
    -Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as recipe yields, serving size, weight and temperature conversion
    -Handles foods items appropriately during preparation
    -Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays


  • -Ability to walk and move about for extended periods, stand, reach, talk, hear, grasp and perform repetitive motions
    -Ability to push, pull, lift, carry or otherwise move up to 10-25 lbs. and up to 70lbs occasionally
    -Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful environment at times

EEO and ADA Statements

The Ballantyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.