Banquet Cook

Baltimore Country Club Baltimore , MD 21210

Posted 2 months ago

Baltimore Country Club of Lutherville-Timonium, MD is looking to hire a full-time Banquet Cook to help our kitchen staff prepare delicious food for our loyal members and guests. This position offers a competitive wage based on skills and experience.

We also offer free staff meals, an employee discount program, free golf on Mondays, gym membership reimbursement. We also provide a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, and a 401k plan with a generous matching contribution. Are you a customer service rock star who is ready to start a career in the culinary arts? If so, apply today!


Baltimore Country Club was founded in 1898 and it was a success from the start, with 600 members enjoying its 150-acre facility less than five miles from downtown Baltimore. Just one year after opening, the Club gained immediate recognition in the golf world by hosting the fifth United States Open Championship.

Today the Club is nearly 3,200 members strong with two campuses. It is widely recognized as one of the top 50 country clubs in the nation and top 100 in the world. We are all about the simple truth and doing what is right not what is easy.


As a Banquet Cook in the kitchens of the Baltimore Country Club, you are part of a culinary staff with exceptional standards. You are passionate about good food and exceeding our members' and guests expectations.

Each shift, you prepare food items for Club hosted and Private events including breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, holiday events, and special parties. You carefully follow recipes and work hard to ensure the quality and consistency of the food and that it is ready in a timely manner. You also serve members and guests by working at carving stations and buffet lines.

In addition to the proper preparation of food, you ensure its properly stored and handled. You inspect food prep and serving areas regularly to ensure safe, sanitary food-handling practices.

You love the camaraderie that comes with working as part of a cohesive culinary team in a tightly-run kitchen. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where you are never bored and time goes by quickly.


At least two years of culinary experience in a fast-paced environment High school diploma or equivalent Food handlers card Experience with a variety of dining venues such as fine dining, buffets, grill stations, and/ or display cooking.

Experience working in a Country Club, Catering, or fine dining experience is strongly preferred, but not required. Do you work well as part of a team?

Do you have excellent customer service skills and a love for hospitality? Do you have good communication skills and the ability to memorize information easily? Can you read and follow directions well?

Are you quick on your feet and able to work in a fast-paced environment? If so, then you might just be perfect for this Banquet Cook position!


We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

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Banquet Cook

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