Sous Chef and Prep/Line Cooks

La Jambe
Washington, DC
May 16, 2018
May 21, 2018
Food Service, Chef
Full Time
About Us: We are a small group of passionate professionals at a French wine bar in Shaw (NW DC, right off Green/Yellow line metro). In addition to the wine, we will also have a full bar (French spirits only), and we serve a small menu of French bistro cuisine.Our ideal prep/line cook meets the following criteria/requirements/responsibilities:- Knowledge of French cheeses and European charcuterie- Superior knife skills- Prepare, manage, execute daily/weekly prep lists- Assist with inventory- Practice zero-variance in regards to product- Multi-task in the kitchen- ability to switch between prep and line during service- Ability to execute menu, including full prep of all items, as we will not be utilizing a freezer for daily menu items. Prep will be done on a daily basis to ensure freshness and quality.- Work within limited space and with limited equipment- you must be highly organized and able to execute all tasks within these limited constraints- Communication with ownership/management regarding all manner of BOH operations on a daily basis- Adherence to all health code standards- Full open availability, including nights/weekends/holidays- Ability to lift 50+ lbs.; able to stand for long periods of time- Ability to operate all kitchen equipment, as well as maintain and keep all equipment clean and fully operationalBonus qualities:- Culinary school degree or some formal training- Previous experience with preparation of French foods- Advanced knowledge of cheese/charcuterie- Current DC Food Handler's license*This is a small wine bar with a small kitchen, and a very close-knit ownership/management team. If you are looking for a corporate environment with corporate pay, this is not the position for you. But if you would like to be on the ground floor of this exciting new concept, and have your ideas heard, then we would like to hear from you. Please, only serious candidates apply.*La Jambe is an Equal Opportunity Employer