Come join the team at the amazing Pendry Chicago!

Steeped in history, anchored in style. Set within the iconic 1929 Art Deco Carbide & Carbon Building in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood, Pendry Chicago is a modern-day luxury hotel that pays homage to both the past and the present with contemporary, comfortable interiors, signature culinary and cocktail concepts, and inspired gathering spaces throughout that embody the spirit of Chicago.

We are looking for experienced Cooks to work on Banquets, In Room Dining and Bar Pendry. If you have passion for the best in hospitality, we want to talk to you!

The Cook position will require you to prep, set up the hot line, cold line, and cook food to order from the established menu while keeping your work area and kitchen safe, clean, and sanitary. You will be working in all aspects of food preparation.


Major areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing and maintaining high quality standards and procedures in preparing and serving all food and ensuring that all food quality meets specifications and guarantees.
  • Regularly restocking all kitchen supplies and food items required for service ensuring all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out philosophy.  Confirm all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated areas.
  • Maintaining a solid menu knowledge and of all food products and skillfully applying culinary techniques with attention to detail regarding plate presentation and preparation.
  • Cleaning of all equipment, tools, and supplies and maintaining equipment in good working order while following all procedures and policies set forth by the company, division, department and County health department.
  • Following all procedures and policies set forth by the company, division and department while having a solid knowledge, understanding and preparation of base sauces and stocks.
  • Work as a team and effectively communicate with management and service staff in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other associates.


  • Previous experience as a Cook in an upscale or luxury hotel kitchen.
  • 2 Years minimum experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of sanitation practices, weights and measures, and various cooking techniques.
  • Must possess good attitude, attention to detail, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent customer service skills and an in-depth knowledge of Spirits, Wine and Food are required
  • Must be able to comprehend the oral and verbal English language with the ability to read, measure and execute recipes.
  • Equipment knowledge to include, but not limited to a slicing machine, juicer, Cryovac machine, small wares equipment, oven, grill/stove burners, microwave appliances, brazier, steam kettles.


Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill tasks. Must be physically able to lift and carry heavy trays and equipment as well as delicate china and glassware.  Up to 50 lbs. Also, you must be physically able to walk without assistance on various surfaces for an extended period of time. This position requires manual dexterity, grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, and climbing.  

Pendry Chicago
Full time
Salary Range
$23,000.00 - 33,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Chicago, IL 60601, US