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Hyatt Culinary | Cook 1 Entry Level (Seasonal) in INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada


A Tranquil Waterfront Resort on Lake Tahoe – Experience Lake Tahoe from our scenic waterfront resort, nestled perfectly into the Sierra Nevada mountains. Spend your days exploring the area’s winding trails, relaxing at the on-site spa, and dining at our award-winning restaurants before retreating to one of our spacious rooms, upscale suites, or private waterfront cottages. We care for people so they can be their best.

Creating memorable dining experience at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino begins behind the scenes. Our Culinary Team is committed to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. Your passion for managing food preparation will inspire your team to create truly spectacular food. Join an engaging, fast-paced and professional kitchen environment! We take pride in our profession and enjoy providing guests with meaningful and tasty experiences. Our culinary department maintains high standards in food quality, communication, sanitation and always demonstrates teamwork.

Culinary Management at the Hyatt Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino has been consistent and our core team has been in place with long tenure, creating a stable work environment for our associates. If you are ready for the next step in your career or want to further challenge yourself, this position will be an excellent opportunity for you.

Cook 1

A Cook I is an introductory position into our kitchen team. This person should have a natural passion for food and desire to grow as a culinary professional. The ideal candidate should be able to prepare and cook food according to recipes, highest quality and presentation standards.

  • Follow all company, safety, security policies and procedures.

  • Communicate, using clear and professional language.

  • Support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other colleagues and management


  • Prepare meals by reviewing recipes; assembling, combining, and cooking ingredients to Hyatt specifications

  • Consistently maintain a sanitary and safe kitchen and work environment

  • Adhere to proper food handling, sanitation, and safety procedures; maintain temperature and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) logs as required; and maintain appropriate dating, labeling, and rotation of all food items.

  • Store food according to established standards and local law-requirements.

  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of equipment, food storage, and work areas.

  • Complete cleaning according to daily and weekly schedules

  • Aim to be productive, professional and effective at all times

  • Must be able and willing to train/work on any cooking line /department

Due to COVID-19 Cleanliness protocols, this role now calls for new duties to ensure safety and cleanliness of frequent touch points and all colleagues must adhere to our COVID-19 prevention plan, includes wearing mask, temperature check and cleaning/disinfecting areas outside department.


  • Requires great communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates desire and develops skill in ability to effectively operate within team

  • Culinary experience or Culinary Diploma/Certificate desired

  • Capable of performing repetitious activities

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.

  • Teamwork oriented and engaging, as well as striving to advance career within department

  • Able and willing to train and perform on a hot food cooking line

  • Flexible schedule availability; willing to work holidays and weekends

Why to work at Hyatt Lake Tahoe?

Enjoy free colleague meals in our colleague dining hall

12 Free Room Nights at any Hyatt Globally

Free access to the Hotel Gym facilities

Medical Dental and Vision Insurance

Retirement Savings Plan

Excellent training and professional development

Opportunities to work around the world with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

$1,000 Wellness/Tuition Reimbursement

Our Vales: Respect | Integrity | Empathy | Humility | Creativity | Fun

Hyatt is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Primary Location: US-NV-Incline Village

Organization: Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Seasonal

Job: Culinary

Req ID: INC004632

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.