Lead Cook

Employer
Wegmans
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Ref
311793186
Function
Food Service, Cook
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Join our team at the new Wisconsin Avenue store located in Washington, DC near the Tenleytown Metro Station! Opening summer 2022! Onboarding and training will begin early 2022. Why Join the Wegmans team? Work for a family-owned company that has been on FORTUNE magazines list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For list for 24 years in a row Work as part of an exciting and fun grand opening team, gaining all the training you need to be successful in your role before the store opens Endless opportunities for career growth, both at the Wisconsin Ave store, and companywide Safety of our employees is top of mind and we are committed to keeping you safe and healthy while you help to serve our communities As a culinary leader in our kitchen, you are a team player and positive role model that ensures the development and education of the cooks. You will assist with bottom line profitability and make sure we are only serving the best products to our customers. If you are looking for an opportunity where the store is your pantry, the work is exciting and meaningful with some of the best culinarians in the industry, this could be the role for you! What will I do? Assist the Sous Chef in running the kitchen and managing employees, overseeing the operations in the absence of the Sous Chef Follow recipes and proper cooking techniques to ensure products are consistently prepared to showcase our high standards and giving our guests a meal they cant find elsewhere Educate customers and employees on products, share knowledge to offer complete meal solutions and suggest ways for them to prepared meal items incorporating items from different departments. Manage employee performance by providing resources, training, feedback and development opportunities Note to Applicant: Candidates may be considered for multiple store locations within the specified region, based on current openings Required Qualifications 2 or more years experience as a Prep or Line Cook Experience leading a team Food safety and quality assurance knowledge Preferred Qualifications Associate's or Bachelors Degree in Culinary Arts Experience working ina multi-faceted food service facility, including restaurant, hotel, country club, conference center, casino, theme park, etc. Note to applicant: Onboarding and training will begin early 2022. Prior to the store opening, training will take place at existing Wegmans store locations in Northern Virginia and may require travel. At Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, theyll take care of our customers . Thats why, as part of the Wegmans family, youll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future. Flexibility in schedulingwork-life balance Employee discounts Premium pay on Sundays and holidays Comprehensive benefits* Quality affordable healthcare coverage Vision coverage Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only) Pre-tax spending accounts Life insurance Paid time off Employee assistance program Employee wellness programs 401(k) retirement savings plan Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan Scholarship Program *Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied For 24 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazines list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Discover what it means to work for a family owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you loveand love what you do.