Marriott Careers

Specialty Restaurant Chef

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee
Food and Beverage & Culinary

Job Description

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Posting Date Jul 16, 2018
Job Number 18001FO2
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee VIEW ON MAP
Brand Renaissance Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it's a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you.

Job Summary



We look for people, like you, who love to create memorable experiences shared around food. Your authentic style and passion for community reflects in all that you do. We encourage you to lead with creativity because,(concept name)is a place where we desire to make a powerful, memorable connection with guests through the art of dining and drinking.


At Marriott International, we believe our people are the foundation of the organization and together with your entrepreneurial spirit we can create a remarkable restaurant. You will play a lead role in(concept name) by leaving your mark on each menu and every plate. You’ll work closely with a team of inspiring professionals and mentor aspiring culinarians, setting the standard for creative cooking techniques, crafting quality menus and driving topline and customer growth.




As a global hospitality leader, we have the infrastructure to support you in both your career and your life. Our comprehensive rewards programs will provide benefits for your lifestyle now and in the future.  You’ll receive a competitive base salary enhanced by a performance based quarterly bonus that will recognize you for executing a successful and relevant concept.


Let’s not forget that you, your family, and friends will have the opportunity to travel the world through our considerable discounts on hotel rooms and travel perks. We passionately encourage and support opportunities for mentorship, learning, and development. Our collection of unique restaurant concepts in the world’s largest portfolio of hotel brands and properties offers meaningful and diverse career growth opportunities.





  • Naturally takes ownership
  • Knows what it takes to build a business, specifically driving revenue and relevance
  • Adapts and flexes with new consumers and business needs
  • Sets expectations of quality guest service



  • Builds experiences that locals want to share
  • Fosters forward-looking innovation
  • Displays fundamental cooking expertise required for the concept and special guests or functions
  • Guides menu development and food presentations
  • Stays on trend with F&B concepts



  • Lead, inspire, and collaborate with others on food knowledge and menu composition
  • Display leadership in guest hospitality providing excellent customer service
  • Be the face of the restaurant and insert yourself into the community to work with local artisans and suppliers
  • Embody global perspective and curiosity or experience





  • Create menu items for the restaurant
  • Guide menu purchasing and specifications
  • Establish performance, budget, and team goals
  • Manage food, labor, and consumable costs
  • Lead with new cooking techniques



  • Recognize superior quality products, presentations, and flavor
  • Maintain a commitment to the quality of food products to ensure that safety standards are met
  • Lead compliance and associate adherence in food handling and sanitation standards and certifications



  • Thoughtfully engage your direct reports through the performance management process
  • Ensure a high-engagement team and collaborative, collegial culture by supporting an open-door environment
  • Guide the growth and development of your team to support both business objectives and personal career progression of those you manage
  • Actively participates in the hiring process to identify the right talent to support the outlet’s concept
  • Demonstrates honesty/integrity and models appropriate behaviors in leading by example and serving as a role model




High school diploma or GED + 4 years’ experience in the restaurant / hotel industry




2-year degree from an accredited organization in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.