Why us?Sage Hotel Management is currently seeking Cook II positions for our King & Rye restaurant located inside The Alexandrian Hotel, in Alexandria, VA.At Sage Hotel Management, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests, and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative, and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.Sage's vision is to be recognized by our customers as the best in our business through ensuring a culture that "makes the ordinary extraordinary!" The ideal candidate should champion this culture in every touchpoint of our business from our associates, guests, owners, and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote daily will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence. Join us today!Job OverviewPrepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe sanitary work environment.Responsibilities -Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per dupe from servers. -Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare more than estimated needs. -Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures. -Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. -Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages. -Assist in keeping buffet stocked. -Return all food items not used on next shift to designed storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables. -Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per SOP.