IHG Restaurant Sous Chef - The Willard InterContinental Washington in Washington, District Of Columbia
Restaurant Sous Chef - The Willard InterContinental Washington
Job Number R156233
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Americas - United States - District of Columbia - Washington
Do you see yourself as a Restaurant Sous Chef? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or reading good books, 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 D.C. 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.
Your day to day
This position has overall responsibility for assisting in managing an outlet of food and beverage operations, supervising kitchen employees and entry-level Culinary Staff in preparation and cooking of various food items and their garnishment and presentation, and is responsible for assisting in menu planning and development as well as cost control. The primary duty is professional chef work and supervision of other culinary employees.
What we need from you
Qualifications include completion of High School diploma or equivalent, plus two years of experience as a chef, or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience. A degree or certificate in culinary arts is preferred. An Alcohol Awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler cards is necessary as 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, moving about the kitchen, handling food, objects, products and utensils, ending, stooping and kneeling.
What we offer
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.