Banquet Cook - The Willard InterContinental

Employer
IHG
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
**Description:** Do you see yourself as a **Cook/Commis Chef** ? What's your passion? Whether you're into football, fashion or flamingos at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. An American institution, the Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, the Smithsonian museums and the downtown business and theatre districts. With a rich historic legacy, the Willard is the Washington DC hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political sectors. The hotel's 335 well appointed large guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options include the Cafe du Parc, a popular French bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, and the Occidental Grill & Seafood, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and 24 hour Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology. In this role you will prepare and cook orders for daily operations while you advise supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required. You will maintain a clean, neat and well-organized work area, including but not limited to reach-ins, walk-ins and counters and may assist by performing warewasher or other kitchen duties as needed. **Qualifications** Qualifications include basic reading, writing and math skills. Some food preparation experience or training is preferred. An alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler cards may be required by local or state government agency. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds, standing up and moving about in the kitchen, handling food objects, products and utensils, bending, stooping and kneeling. In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG. IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans. **Job:** _Hotel General Management_ **Location:** _DC-Washington_ **Requisition ID:** _R138501_