Hilton Durham Near Duke University
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • Salaried
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, & 401(k) with company match!

The Hilton Durham near Duke University has an immediate opening for a Chef for our Bluestone Grille Restaurant. Work for one of the best-known names in hospitality, and a leading hotel management company!  We offer an excellent total compensation package and benefits.


At Hilton, one of the most important needs of our guests is to nourish them in new and exciting ways. We offer innovative and relevant restaurant concepts, fulfilling and fair priced menus which are healthy and accessible, with many different food choices.  Let us provide the perfect setting at the Hilton Durham near Duke University to unleash your desire to create dishes that are the highest in taste and quality!


As Chef, you will


  • Develop creative menu concepts that demonstrate your individuality and the local region, including promotions, specials, seasonal dishes, and more. You have the power to create exceptional guest experiences.
  • Utilize your culinary experience to improve all aspects of hotel food and beverage at the Bluestone Grille and in our Banquets department with over 10,000 square feet of flexible event space.
  • Inspire and energize team members in the kitchen by sharing your expertise and promoting all aspects of our Hilton values of Hospitality, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, Ownership, and Now.




A culinary degree or a combination of relevant experience or other education is required. Experience in a stand-alone restaurant or full-service hotel is preferred. Prior food safety certification such as SERV Safe is desirable.


About Our Hotel


The Hilton Durham near Duke University is the only full-service Hilton in the Durham area, serving guests and the community since 1987. Our recent renovation in 2018 features a crisp and modern design. We offer 195 rooms and suites, and 10,000 square feet of flexible event space. Our on-site Bluestone Grille restaurant serves signature Carolina specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In the evening, retreat to the Bluestone Bar for a local draft beer or cocktail. The hotel also proudly brews Starbucks coffee and offer delicious pastries, muffins and fresh fruit.


Driftwood Hospitality Management (DHM) is one of the nation's leading hotel management and development companies.  We are recognized as an innovative industry leader! 




  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, & 401(k) with company match!
  • Long Term & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Plans (FSA)
  • Hotel Discounts & Programs
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave Programs
  • Training & Development and More!


For more information, visit: www.driftwoodhospitality.com  


Please include your salary requirements when applying. Applicants who do not provide salary requirements will not be considered.



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