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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Washington, DC

Company
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.48903422296D51FE
AJE Ref #
576209099
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Dirty Habit Dirty Habit DC is a luxe restaurant and bar that offers a vivid social scene centered around expertly-crafted cocktails, an innovative social plates menu, edgy design and an expansive urban patio. Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees. What you get to do: Providing restaurant guests excellent food quality, consistency, reasonable prices, in an attractive environment, and with professional service. Responsibilities include handling the culinary functions to meet the food quality goals. Your day-to-day: * Support and assist the Sous chefs with daily specials and other projects. * Check all proteins inventory. * Responsible for overseeing all the station and filling in when necessary, and take over the responsibility from each station while other cooks are off * Creates and maintains a sound working relationship with all preparation personnel. * Must be familiar with health requirements, OSHA regulations and Department of Labor regulations as they pertain to all kitchen and restaurant employees. * Reports to the Executive Chef and Sous Chefs any maintenance or repairs needed. * Prevents the spoiling and contamination of foods by enforcing proper sanitation practices and ensuring compliance with policy and health regulations. * Know and complies consistently with our standard portion size, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures. * Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at your stations to assure a smooth service period. * Response to maintain a clean and sanitary your work station area including tables, shelves, and equipments. * Know and complies consistently with our standard portion size, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures. * Complies with departmental policies as well as restaurant rules and regulations and policies set forth in the Employee Handbook and Management. * Should provide "excellent quality" and "presentation" of all food to the guests. The demonstration, preparation and execution of each menu item and the item specifications and presentation will be agreed upon. * Proper guest service requires that the food is produced on a timely basis and that the servers are well educated regarding the menu. * Maintain a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen facilities. * It is the your responsibilities to assist in the daily cleaning of pantry, cooking line, prep kitchen, dish area, stairs, walk-in and downstairs prep area. * Function may change based on daily need. Specific experience we're seeking: * Previous cooking experience in restaurant and/or culinary experience in a high volume, full service restaurant. * Food handler certification * Trained in knife skills and basic kitchen equipment. * Ability to multi task under pressure and the ability to establish a positive rapport with many types of personalities. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: College degree and/or one to two years related experience and/or Culinary Program Curriculum; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors. Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or telephone. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. (Please note: management reserves the right to change, modify, and/or alter any of the duties listed above to meet business demands).