Monthly Archives: November 2016

Production assistant | Washington, D.C

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Job Description

We’re looking for coffee-lounge; hard-working people to join our roasting team. You will learn to progress green coffee quality package roasted coffee, operate and maintain equipment.

Job Requirement

Friendly, Hard-Working, teachable, love coffee.

 

Estimated Hours pre Week

40 hours/week

To Apply 

Please submit  resume, to Caitlin Stull

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Barista | Washington, D.C

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Job Description

We are D.C’s largest rooster and we keep growing. We are looking for friendly hardworking people to join our team. We are willing to train and promote great people.

Job Requirement

Friendly, Hard-Working, teachable, love coffee.

Salary/ Hourly Range 

$12-14 / hourly

To Apply 

Please submit  resume, to Caitlin Stull

hello@compasscoffee.com

Private Chef | Middleburg, VA

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Job Description

Prepare healing meals Tuesday – Friday evenings for 5 people + breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Some large events may need catering as well (up to 25 people)

Job Requirement

Healing meal planning , Capable of cooking for large party shopping and clean up other meals.

Salary/ Hourly Range 

$15-23 / hourly

Estimated Hours pre Week

23-35 hours / week

To Apply 

Please submit  resume, to Liz Hall liz@windfieldsfarmllc.com 

Cook III Casual Dining 1 | Arlington, VA

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Job Description

Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacles. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Required Skills

Entry level. The ideal candidate has 1-2 years prior cook experience. Willing to groom the ideal candidate.

Salary/ Hourly Range 

Based on experience

Estimated Hours pre Week

Full and Part Time Hours available / week

To Apply online

You must apply online to be considered. To learn more and apply today, click here:
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Server | Washington, DC

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Job Description

Serve food courses and alcoholic beverages to guests. Set tables according to type of event and service standards. Answer questions on menu selections. Communicate with the kitchen regarding menu questions, the length of wait, recook orders, and product availability. Communicate additional meal requirements, allergies, dietary needs, and special requests to the kitchen. Record transaction in MICROS system at time of order. Check in with guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course and/or beverages. Pick-up trays and clean tables as needed to ensure a clean dining area. Maintain cleanliness of work areas, china, glass, etc., throughout the day. Maintain cleanliness of work and guest areas by clearing, collecting and returning food and beverage items to proper area. Complete closing duties, including restocking items, turning off lights, etc. Present physical and accurate check to guest and process payment.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate has fine dining server experience.

Salary/ Hourly Range 

Based on experience

Estimated Hours pre Week

40 hrs/ week

To Apply online

You must apply online to be considered. To learn more and apply today, click here:
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Overnight Cook II Casual Dining 1 | Washington, DC

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Job Description

Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacles. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate has prior cook experience, and overnight availability.

Salary/ Hourly Range 

Based on experience

Estimated Hours pre Week

40 hrs/ week

To Apply online

You must apply online to be considered. To learn more and apply today, click here:
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Cook II Casual Dining 1 | Washington, DC

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Job Description

Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacles. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate has 1-3 years prior cook experience.

Salary/ Hourly Range 

Based on experience

Estimated Hours pre Week

40 hrs/ week

To Apply online

You must apply online to be considered. To learn more and apply today, click here:
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Culinary Supervisor | Arlington, VA

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Highgate is a premier Real Estate Investment and Hospitality Management Company with 3 decades of industry experience and a longstanding history of maximizing asset value.We are Experts, Pioneers, Innovators and Forecasters. Most importantly, Highgate is a Trusted Partner.

Job description 

The Outlet Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the service in the Food & Beverage Outlets.  He/she is also responsible for assisting the manager with training, motivating, and coaching the staff, and monitoring expenses and controlling labor costs.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.

 

Education & Experience: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a related field preferred.
  • At least 1 year of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field required.
  • Previous supervisory responsibility preferred.

 

Fundamental Requirements:

  • Employees must, at all times, be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers, and fellow employees.
  • Ensure work areas are properly stocked and prepare demands as needed.
  • Ensure work areas are neat and clean.
  • Check that trays and tables are set to standards.
  • Ensure quality control of all menus with regards to cleanliness and appearance.
  • Assist in the outlets when necessary.
  • Ensure that tables are cleared promptly.
  • Ensure proper settlement of checks.
  • Ensure orders are delivered on time.
  • Ensure food quality.
  • Ensure communication with oncoming shift.
  • Handling guest complaints or special requests, communicate to management when necessary.
  • Be capable of training and performing all duties required of all food and beverage outlet employees.
  • Hold pre-meal meetings daily to monitor service and promote up selling.
  • Check staffing levels and adjust according to business demand.
  • Requisition linen as needed.
  • Ensure property is free of trays and trash.
  • Control payroll cost in food and beverage outlets.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.

Physical requirements:

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

 

To Apply

Email resume to Sarah Belkin sbelkin@westin-arlington.com

Line Cook | Arlington, VA

 

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Highgate is a premier Real Estate Investment and Hospitality Management Company with 3 decades of industry experience and a longstanding history of maximizing asset value.We are Experts, Pioneers, Innovators and Forecasters. Most importantly, Highgate is a Trusted Partner.

 

The Cook is responsible for preparing all food items, based on standardized recipes, for the Restaurants, Room Service, Employee Cafeteria and Banquets, while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio.

 

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS    

Fundamental Requirements:

•    Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.
•    Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
•    Complete necessary food and station preparation prior to the opening of the restaurant in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Restaurant and Room Service operating hours.
•    Prepare and display buffet food items according to the hotel standards.
•    Proficiency in the following cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, sauté, braising, roasting and par-cooking.
•    Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products.
•    Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.
•    Maintain clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper handling, storage, and sanitation.
•    Prepare food for Banquets, ad required, following specifications on Banquet Event Orders.
•    Prepare and service food for the Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
•    Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
•    Breakdown buffets and kitchen line, storing food and equipment properly at the end of each meal period.
•    Work banquet food station as scheduled by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
•    Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
•    Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
•    Use Production Charts as specified by hotel’s standards.
•    Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that is in need of help.
•    Follow all Health Department and Company regulations in regards to food and storage standards and safety.
•    Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
•    Maintain a “Clean As You Go” policy.
•    Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.
•    Sign keys out and back in under supervision as needed.
Job requirements

Education & Experience:  

•    High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
•    Culinary experience required.

Physical requirements: 

•    Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
•    Medium work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
•    Ability to stand during entire shift
•    Ability to withstand temperature variations both hot and cold.

General Requirements 

•    Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
•    Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
•    Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
•    Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
•    Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
•    Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
•    Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
•    Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
•    Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
•    Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
•    Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
•    Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
•    Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
•    Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
•    Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
•    Perform other duties as requested by management.

Estimated Hours pre Week

40 hours / week

To Apply

Email resume to Sarah Belkin sbelkin@westin-arlington.com

Seasonal Stock Associate | Arlington, VA

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Job Description

Unwraps pallets, receives and processes merchandise to the sales floor and places back stock in stock room or top stock or cabinets on the sales floor. Maintains and organizes back-stock and stock room. Stocks and replenishes the sales floor (using FIFO), faces product, and ensures pricing integrity according to visual standards. MOS as necessary. Maintains inventory accuracy and integrity. Audits shipment quantity by SKU against manifest or pallet manifest according to SOP guidelines. Maintains a clean store environment, including restrooms. Breaks-down cardboard and removes waste from the store, including pallets, to designated waste disposal area. Provides an exceptional customer experience according to customer service standards. Consistently follows all Sur La Table policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs). Accurately records time worked according to SLT policy. Stays informed by maintaining product knowledge, accesses available training and seeks out additional resources when necessary. Demonstrates exceptional verbal and written communication skills with employees, customers and store management team. Protects customers, employees, and company assets. Notify manager on duty of safety risk or threat in the store. Additional responsibilities as assigned by MOD/ General Manager or Store Manager.

Job Requirement

Organization, strong communication, Integrity, basic culinary knowledge, and basic product knowledge.

Salary/ Hourly Range 

9.50/hour

Estimated Hours pre Week

25 – 38 hours/week

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