Category Archives: Culinary

Personal Chef | Fairfax, VA

Job Description

  • Part-time personal chef who is able to create dinner 3-4 days a week for 2 adults. They eat mostly vegetables and protein, with an adventurous palate, they love new creations but also enjoy the occasional classic.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to create meals without grains (no pasta, no rice, limited bread)

Estimated Hours per Week

Flexible.

Salary

$225-275 a week.

To apply

E-mail Amanda Hamza at Amanda.M.Hamza@gmail.com

Culinary Inventory Receiver for Google Food| Washington, DC

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The Google Food Program’s vision is to inspire and enable the world to make food choices and use food experiences to develop more sustainable lifestyles and communities. The Google Food program’s mission is to inspire and enable the Google community members to make food choices and enjoy food experiences that support them in being their best.  Based on the program’s vision and mission, the Google Food Team has developed a clearly defined strategy that puts a strong emphasis on collaboration, innovation, the Responsible Business framework, and Behavioral Economics.

The maintenance team exists to support the global Google Food program and its values both to Googlers, and to the vendor partners.

Role Summary:


Responsible for receiving storage and inventory for all departmental supplies and food stuff, along with maintaining sanitation in storage areas.

Checks in, stores, and maintains all deliveries and food/supply storage areas. Participates in inventory and ordering as well.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


 

  • Inventories and maintains necessary food and other supplies to ensure efficient operation of the Food Service Department.
  • Stores food and supplies in correct containers and in proper storage areas according to department guidelines as indicated by non-spoilage of food.
  • Maintains records and logs documenting storage temperatures of perishable food items per standards.
  • Dates, labels, and rotates stock according to procedures as indicated by oldest product being utilized first.
  • Orders food and supplies based upon product specification as established by company ordering protocols and procedures.
  • Secures designated areas of potential theft, dangerous chemicals, supplies and equipment to safeguard associates. Follows all security procedures regarding storeroom organization.
  • Transports food and supplies in appropriate containers or vehicles as indicated to ensure food or supplies arrive safely and intact.
  • Follows HACCP guidelines when receiving and distributing food supplies to ensure quality and safety of food supply.
  • Reports needed maintenance or repairs of equipment used to proper resources.
  • Completes all daily, weekly or monthly reports as outlined in the corporate policies and procedures on a timely basis meeting all prescribed deadlines.
  • Identifies and utilizes cleaning chemicals following directions recommended by manufacturers and per MSDS sheets. Utilizes equipment in performing job functions according to department safety procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Hours:

  • 30 Estimated hours per week
  • M, T, TH, F 6:30am-2:30pm

Salary:

Hourly: $12/hr to $15/hr

Required Skills:

  • Must be able to lift 50 to 75lb, be on your feet all day, work independently but also in harmony.
  • Product identification and knowledge is key.
  • HACCP, ServSafe, and FIFO

Contact Info:

Contact Kevin Devine by Email: devinek@google.com

Fall 2016 Portfolio Shows

Portfolio Show

Our graduates are ready to demonstrate how years of hard work have prepared them to work hard for people like you. Come meet this year’s class of ambitious creative minds.

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Our Graduates

For our graduates, creativity is only the beginning. They don’t just have the ideas; they have the skills, the technological know-how, and the critical thinking skills it takes to bring them to life.

Graduates from the following areas of interest may be in attendance:

Visual Design

Graphic & Web Design

Web Design & Interactive Media

Interior Design

Interior Design

Marketing

Advertising

Animation & Effects

Media Arts & Animation

Visual Effects & Motion Graphics

Film & Production

Digital Filmmaking & Video Production

Digital Photography

Audio Production

Gaming & Technology

Game Art & Design

Visual & Game Programming

Fashion

Fashion Marketing & Management

Culinary

Baking & Pastry

Culinary Arts

Culinary Management

The Show

We couldn’t be more proud of our new graduates. During their time here, they’ve accepted—and conquered—countless creative challenges. Come celebrate their accomplishments with us!

For industry professionals

If you’re looking for new creative talent, look no further. Our imaginative graduates have ideas—and hands-on skills—to spare. Come get to know them and see their work up close. You just might meet your creative match.

For friends & family

This is it—this is what it’s all been leading up to. And our new graduates couldn’t have done it without you by their side, every step of the way. We know you’re just as proud as we are, so come see what they’ve achieved.

For prospective students

Creative people thrive on challenge. And that’s what we’re all about—pushing you outside your comfort zone and helping you turn your creativity into real-world skills. Interested? Come to our Portfolio Show and explore the possibilities.

 

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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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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