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Head Chef
Minibar by José Andrés
855 E St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Minibar by José Andrés hiring Head Chef in Washington, DC

Minibar by José Andrés hiring Head Chef in Washington, DC

Minibar by José AndrésMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Nov 28, 2019

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5 years

Job Details

Head Chef for Minibar by Jose Andres


We are seeking a detail oriented Head Chef to lead our team in executing one of the most well-regarded dining experiences in the country. The successful candidate will take ownership for the overall success of the restaurant with the General Manager, collaborate with the Culinary Creative Director and use superior leadership skills to coach and mentor a highly skilled staff.


 Personality Traits

  • Gracious hospitality and sincerity in all interactions with guests and coworkers
  • Infectious curiosity to explore innovative techniques and culinary debates
  • Articulate and effective ambassador of avant-garde cuisine and experiences


Professional Abilities

  • Understands and leads consistent menu execution by using a variety of management tools, including line checks, mentorship, and predictable discipline
  • Inspires others to improve their work by drawing on high-level of culinary techniques, product

  knowledge, and understanding of the history of food


 Basic Qualifications

  • Culinary Arts or Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 to 8 years experience. Previous MICHELIN 3 Star preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work long hours in high pressure situations with consistent results
  • Basic computer and culinary management skills (inventory, costing, HR, sanitation)
  • Ability to train, coach, and evaluate multiple levels of employees
  • Ability to work beyond the regular schedule to support special events, emergency staffing needs, unexpected service situations, etc.
  • Fluent in English; Spanish language skills a plus


Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive pay with industry leading benefits
  • Paid individual Medical, Dental, Vision and Options for 401k
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement



ThinkFoodGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal government E-Verify Program


Compensation details

Bonus, Paid Medical Coverage Insurance, Career Advancement, R&D development, Competitive Salary

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New American

Fine Dining

Part of José Andrés ThinkFoodGroup

minibar by José Andrés is a study in avant-garde cooking and one of the nation's most exciting dining experiences. An imaginative menu offered in an intimate setting, the creations combine art and science as well as tradition and technique. Here you will be taken on a culinary journey. Each bite is designed to thrill the senses by pushing the limits of what we have come to expect, and what is possible from food.

Now introducing barmini, José's culinary cocktail lab in the space adjoining minibar. More than one hundred artisan cocktails are crafted and served with the same care and attention to detail as the dishes at minibar.

As the center of culinary research and development for ThinkFoodGroup, minibar is also the creative testing ground for all of José's concepts and projects. Working alongside José for more than six years, Chef Ruben García leads the Research and Development team with Chef Aitor Lozano, both alumnae of elBullí.

(202) 393-0812