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Property Name
The Fairmont Washington, D.C.
Job Title
Cook 1 - Banquets
Location
District of Columbia/Washington
City
Washington
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
No
Bonus Pay
No
Accommodation
No
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Cook, Cook - Prep

Be Part of the Extraordinary with The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown

Fairmont is a place where the extraordinary happens every day! We offer exciting career opportunities, experiences, and rewards for our employees around the world. At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, we know that delivering the best in hospitality and service to our guests begins with first providing our employees the best.

Job Details

Cook I

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As COOK 1, the care you devote to all aspects of food preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare.

Hotel Overview:

If creating memories and being part of an exceptional guest experience appeals to you, you may be interested in joining the outstanding team of hospitality professionals at Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown. Located in Washington's fashionable West End, the Fairmont surrounds you with comfort and luxury and is the ideal environment to foster your career.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef/Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

* Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues

* Prepare and service all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards

* Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings

* Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage

* Ensure storeroom requisitions are accurate

* Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions

* Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

* Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

* Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

* Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

* Previous experience in the Culinary field required

* Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent an asset

* DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline an asset

* Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

* Highly responsible & reliable

* Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

* Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

* Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

* Constant standing and walking throughout shift

* Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs

* Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling

* Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in U.S.