Cook III - Cafeteria

Employer
Fairmont
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
## Primary Location __ **Cook III - Cafeteria** 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 III, the care you devote to food and workspace 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, perhaps you would be interested in joining the outstanding team of hospitality professionals at Fairmont Washington, DC, Georgetown. Located in Washington's fashionable West End, Fairmont Washington, DC, Georgetown surrounds you with comfort and luxury. The perfect hotel for either business or leisure travel, Fairmont Washington, DC, Georgetown offers spacious guestrooms and the brilliant colors of nature found in the hotel's central garden courtyard. **Summary of Responsibilities:** Reporting to the Executive 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 * Assist in the preparation and service of all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards * Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment * Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions * Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards * Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage * Other duties as assigned ## Employee Status **Qualifications:** * Previous experience in the culinary field an asset * 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 already be legally eligible to work in US **APPLY TODAY**: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-and the extraordinary opportunities that exist! **ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS** At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities-throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific-as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits! *Primary Location:* United States-Washington-The Fairmont Washington, DC *Employee Status:* Regular *Job Level:* Colleague *Schedule:* Full-time *Shift:* Rotating / Shift Work *Travel:* No *Closing Date:* 21.Mar.2017, 10:59:00 PM *Req ID:* WDC00649