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If you join Meliá Hotels International, you will immediately be empowered to enhance the experience of every guest.  We put the emphasis on having a qualified team of people working in an environment where flexibility, motivation, commitment, involvement and enthusiasm prevail.  We work together to grow in a company that is the leader not only in our different lines of business but also in people management, one of our main foundations. For those reasons and because we know that you are talented, ambitious, and are seeking to grow and improve as a professional, we are inviting you to come and achieve your dream with us!

Meliá Hotels International is the world’s largest resort hotel company in the world.  With 350 hotels worldwide, and growing, the company has been firmly committed to international development.     


  • Service vocation Because our guest is our reason for being
  • Excellence Because we do things right: with professionalism, efficiency and agility
  • Innovation Because we anticipate and evolve to be better every day
  • Proximity Because we love to share, listen... feel
  • Consistency Because we do what we say

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Compensation: Pay rates that meet or exceed area standards.
  • Work/Life Balance: Holiday pay
  • Worldwide Hotel Booking Discounts: Amazing discounts to everyone who is part of the company, including our family or friends.
  • Partner Discounts: Meliá Hotels International takes advantage of its leading position on the international market, striking deals with other companies to offer our employees products or services at a more competitive price. For example, theme parks, banks, airlines, insurers, and gyms, etc.


 Essential Duties:

  • Prepare and cook orders (hot and cold meals) for daily operations in accordance with portion and quality standards specified in recipes.
  • Check food line to ensure that all required items are stocked with backups in their proper locations.  Continuously restocks items as needed.
  • Control food usage to minimize waste. Advise supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required.
  • Perform all methods of cookery and portion control and garnishes all dishes in accordance with specifications, timing and standards set by the Executive Chef and/or Kitchen Manager.
  • Maintains high standards of sanitation at all times and maintains the cleanliness of all but not limited to cooking equipment, work area. Reach-ins, walk-ins and counters used during shift.  Must ensure cleanliness standards in the kitchen meet or exceed the state and local Health Board Inspection and hotel requirements.  Completes all cleaning functions as directed by kitchen cleaning schedule and/or Supervisor.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all product is properly stored, equipment shut down, and the kitchen properly secure prior to leaving at the end of the evening shift.
  • Complete pre-shift duties as assigned.
  • To observe all security, health and safety regulations.
  • Maintain complete knowledge and comply with all departmental policies and service procedures.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment only as intended.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures, and report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager.
  • Handle guest complaints following the instant pacification procedures and ensuring guest satisfaction.
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearances are clean and professional,
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information.
  • Successful completion of the training/certification process.

General Duties:

  • Know your work schedule and follow it with a high degree of reliability.
  • Promote and apply teamwork skills at all times.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
  • Utilize protective equipment, when applicable.
  • Promote the hotel through goodwill, courtesy, and a positive attitude.
  • Continue to learn and grow in your position.
  • Comply with hotel policies, procedures, uniform and grooming standards.

This brief job description/responsibilities and/or duties are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  EEO/M/F/D/V

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Flexible schedule is required; must be available to work various shifts including mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays 
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English. Other languages preferred
  • Ability to understand guests' service needs. 
  • Ability to be well organized, maintain concentration and think clearly when multi-tasking and providing service to multiple guests and/or clients within any given period of time. 
  • Ability to focus on details. 
  • Ability to work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.