Job Location

On Site

Published By

Cihan Keyif

Type of Job

Full Time


Description of Property

Situated in the heart of Nashville, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center welcomes guests to a stunning, one-of-a-kind resort experience. From SoundWaves, the city’s premier aquatic attraction, to an exciting lineup of family-friendly activities and entertainment, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy. 

Guests can explore 9 acres of airy, indoor garden atriums, a wide selection of award-winning restaurants & bars, the world-class Relâche Spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. For those planning or attending their next meeting or event, the resort features over 750,000 sq ft of flexible meeting space, 2,712 beautiful guest rooms, and 176 spectacular suites. 

The resort is located near Nashville Intl Airport, downtown, and attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium for guests wishing to explore Music City. 

About the job

You have the opportunity to use various training resources developed by Marriott Lodging/Marriott International, Inc. to broaden your knowledge of our company’s techniques and operations. You are provided with additional training based on Marriott’s Individual Development Concept of training.

Line Cooks report directly to Executive Chef and Sous Chefs.  In absence of superiors, supervise staff and direct kitchen employees.  The resort is currently compromised of four restaurant outlets and banquet facilities.  The Lead Line Cook works from the Lodge kitchen and/or any catering facilities on or off property.  

Main focus will be:

  •  dinner service in the Main Lodge Kitchen.  

  • Assisting and executing daily seasonal menu preparation.  

  • Using modern food techniques with southern touches in elegant menu preparations.

In this job you will be trained in and be responsible for:

  • Execution of savory dishes applicable to the restaurant menu.

  • Preparation a wide variety of foods from scratch.

  • Assisting other cooks in preparation of their stations.

  • Assisting Sous Chef in organization of duties.

  • Plating foods.

  • Training or supervising others  (possibly).

  • Assuming the role of supervisor in Executive Chef’s or Sous Chef’s absence (possibly).

  • Supervising the closing of the kitchen.

  • Working in a team-driven environment, taking direction, offering direction and assisting with problem solving.

  • Assisting where ever necessary with breakfast and lunch services.


Applicant must be: 

  • Enrolled in a degree in culinary arts, gastronomy or related area or recent graduate.

  • Able to communicate in English.

   Experience is not a must but a plus.

Salary and Benefits

Salary: $15.00 per hour


  • Free uniform

  • 15 days discounted housing option

Description of Location

The Gaylord Opryland is located in Nashville, a prospering city that offers a high quality of living in a low-cost business environment. The state of Tennessee has no personal income tax and the city of Nashville has a low   overall tax burden.

In 2017, Forbes ranked Nashville as the third best big city for jobs in the  U.S. and number 7 on the list of top 25 fastest growing cities of 2018.

Nashville’s current momentum is based, in part, on the plethora of   attractive cultural and entertainment options, including:

  • Ranked as the number 1 minor league baseball city by SmartAsset.

  • Ranked as “the nation’s best music scene” by Rolling Stone.

  • Successful and well-respected NFL and NHL franchises.

  • World-class symphony has received 14 GRAMMY® nominations and seven wins.

  • Over 12,000 acres of parks and 12 golf courses.

Nashville has live music of multiple genres being performed every night. With more than 180 recording studios, and 5,000 working musicians, Nashville is clearly “Music City.” Music is the reason that many people come to Nashville, but our two major sports teams, extensive park system, and endless arts and cultural opportunities offer people plenty of reasons to stay.

We invite you to stay a while and to Live, Work, and Play in Nashville.


2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214, USA