Cook II - Intermediate Level

Washington, DC
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 18, 2017
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
## Primary Location **Cook II** The Cook II is responsible for assisting with the smooth and efficient operation of the Kitchen to the standard required by the Hotel. **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, the Fairmont 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: * Ensures that sufficient mise-en-place is prepared prior to service. * Ensures that all food items prepared adhere to the standards of the Hotel. * Reports any spoilage to the Chef de Partie or Sous Chef. * Ensures that the preparation area is kept clean and tidy at all times. * Prepares orders for the Restaurant and Room Service as quickly as possible. * Reports any irregularities immediately to the Chef de Partie and/or Sous Chef. * Keeps all "left-overs" properly secured or use them according to the Sous Chef's specifications. * Checks the rotation of items for service. * Works closely with all food handlers. * Keeps all wastage to a minimum. * Reports shortage of china and food items immediately. * Ensures that all machines and knives are used in a safe and hygienic manner at all times. * Carries out any other duties as may be assigned. * Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service ## Employee Status **Qualifications:** * Previous cooking experience required * Culinary degree from an Accredited institution is an asset * Experience in a full service hotel with comparable service and standards an asset * Must exhibit a passion for food, desire to achieve perfection. * Current First Aid and Serve Safe training an asset. * Work well under pressure, adapt to change and perform with a high level of energy at all times. * Readily accept and achieve the objectives of all other job duties as assigned * Ability to operate, clean and maintain all equipment required in job function. * Ability to work flexible hours and days. * Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy. **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:**Valid US work authorization required. **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 & Resort 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:* 17.Oct.2017, 10:59:00 PM *Req ID:* WDC00750

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