Pinnacle Hotel Management
  • - Orlando Marriott Lake Mary (MCOML)
  • Lake Mary, FL, USA
  • $11.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


The Garde Manger is the direct link between his/her assigned production areas and the cooks.  The Garde Manger ensures the highest levels of guest satisfaction are achieved in terms of quality, consistency, safety, and sanitation.  The Garde Manger is able to meet these objectives by constantly communicating with cooks and relating departments to ensure all stations are maintained and properly staffed.  The Garde Manger works directly with his/her reporting Chef to help create accurate forecasts and production quantities appropriate in relations to guest count and special events.  The Garde Manger continually tests and monitors recipes and ensures they are accurate.  The Garde Manger continually communicates with front of the house operations to ensure all guest needs are met, including special dietary requests.He/she is responsible to provide leadership and knowledge to other members of the culinary and stewarding staff. Associate will implement and coordinate training programs and the follow-up of staff training. Associate will follow established recipes and methods as well as have outstanding knife skills, artistic ability, and creativity.  Must be a team player and capable of preparing basic instructions to ensure proper preparation of food product.  Must be able to assist in establishing recipes, sanitation procedures and have a complete background in the production of various terrines, pate, hot and cold sandwiches, salads and desserts, which may require baking. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • To supervise numerous members of the culinary and stewarding staff to include all prep and successful execution, stewards, receivers and other members of the staff as well as having an open vision to assist managers in the supervision of proper execution where food quality might suffer.  Must have the knowledge to carry out his or her responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include training members of the culinary team and stewarding.  Must have the ability and knowledge to assist in assignment of goals and objectives, performance appraisals, and addressing guests' complaints and assisting Chefs in their resolution.

Training Requirements:

  • To be efficient and successful, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Hours of work commensurate with volume and demand.  Requires availability to work varied hours, holidays, etc.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Culinary Arts or (3) years practical experience in a hotel, resort, or fine dining environment; with at least 1 year plus of supervisory or management experience.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to communicate at a supervisory level with superiors, peers and subordinates.  Ability to create and/or interpret documents pertinent to the operation of the culinary department.  Any ability to communicate in other languages is a plus, but not a requirement.

Mathematical Skills:

  • He/She must have the ability to understand and functionally apply formulas for preparation requirements.  Examples include, but are not limited to measuring equivalents, ratios, and formulas for recipe creation of menu items. He/She must have the ability to convert recipes for both volume and weight.

Reasoning Ability:

  • He/She must have the ability to plan, organize and implement at a supervisory level and to read, write, and communicate with team members. Team member must be able to demonstrate a sense of urgency.

Certificates, Licenses Registrations:

  • Must be proficient in areas of sanitation and supervision, other managerial and/or food-related certifications mandated by the state of Florida and Marriott is a plus, but not a requirement.


  • Minimum lifting of 50lbs.
  • While performing duties, one will be required to regularly taste, touch and/or smell products utilizing appropriate methods to ensure quality and consistency
  • Have the ability to use eye and hand coordination to handle products and tools related to successful completion of job-related tasks. 
  • Associate must possess sensory awareness and color perception as well as a distinctive palette and sense of depth to aid in the performance of the culinary arts.
  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively with guests and co-workers.
  • Pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, upward reaching.
  • Some exposure to cleaning chemicals
  • Prolonged periods of standing and/or walking.
    • Strong knowledge of all basic cooking techniques
    • Strong knowledge of kitchen equipment, tools, and supplies.



  • A thorough knowledge of Marriott's Culture and the importance of the Basics of Brilliant Hosting.  Each supervisor is responsible for maintaining total compliance of the Basics of Brilliant Hosting by their associates through ongoing training and reinforcement by modeling these behaviors, positive reinforcement and by assisting in corrective disciplinary measures.
  • Responsible for assisting in quality control, and consistency in food production of all food areas.
  • Responsible to provide supervision and knowledge of Marriott standards to other members of the culinary and stewarding staff.
  • Ensures company policies and procedures are followed.
  • Assists in the screening of applicants for culinary and stewarding positions.
  • Ensures team members are performing regular temperature checks and are all equipped with thermometers.
  • Checks stations prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, proper disposal/removal of food, and proper storing and labeling.
  • Assist in creating daily menus, specialties, and other culinary items.
  • Direct stewarding to maintain a clean, sanitary, safe work environment.
  • Assist in controlling Marriott sanitary standards for culinary operations.
  • Checks stations to determine status of outstanding safety, or equipment issues.
  • Have the ability to work any station in the culinary area if required to do so.


Work Environment: 

The characteristics described here are representative of those found in the culinary environment and the ability to handle them are essential to the successful completion of the associate's job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  While performing duties of this job, the associate will frequently encounter intense environmental conditions, which may include heat, and/or cold, humid conditions, moderate noise levels.  Associate will also be exposed to stress levels representative of the culinary trade as well as having to work with mechanical and hand-powered kitchen equipment.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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