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Chef Tournant
Cranes Restaurant
724 9th Street Northwest, Washington, DC
Cranes Restaurant hiring Chef Tournant in Washington, DC

Cranes Restaurant hiring Chef Tournant in Washington, DC

Cranes RestaurantMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 8, 2019

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1 year

Job Details

Jr Sous Chef/Salary 

It is the responsibility of a Jr. Sous Chef to perform advanced cooking procedures under the direct supervision of the Chef, CDC and Sous Chefs as well as to operate a specific station with others or by themselves and to enable other senior cooks to perform different operations in the kitchen. 

  • Assumes complete charge of specific kitchen, but not limited to, on respective shifts.
  • Supervises and maintains cooking standards and techniques of line level employees.
  • Provides leadership for subordinates.
  • Assumes the accountability and the responsibilities of Supervisors in their absence.
  • Expedites all event food orders.
  • Operates a line position without direct supervision from the Chef, and/or Assistant Chef.
  • Works every station in time of need.
  • Serves as a resource for other cooks.
  • Handles employee complaints and resolves problems as they arise.
  • Maintains safety and Health Department standards.
  • Perform all other job-related duties as requested. 


  • Minimum age of 21 years.
  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar role in a kitchen.
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of kitchen equipment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.
  • Own knife kit and tools for the position 


  • Previous experience working in a similar setting.
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus but not a requirement. 

*This is not intended to include every duty or responsibility of the job nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do this job

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Family Meal

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge


Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Ordering / Purchasing


Servesafe Certified


Staff education / motivation

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Be part of the adventure! Cranes is seeking talented, highly motivated individuals who want to be part of the region’s most anticipated restaurant opening in the heart of Penn Quarter in January of 2020. Team up with owner/chef Pepe Moncayo in this unique opportunity as he introduces Washington D.C. to Spanish Kaiseki cuisine.
Located just a short walk from the Metro (Gallery Pl/Chinatown) and Capital One Arena, our 12,000 square foot restaurant will be our first venture in the U.S. certainly not our last.
We are looking to create a team that wants to invest in us as much as we want to invest in you. We are creating limitless opportunities for career growth as well as advancement from within.
Chef Moncayo is a world-renowned chef, creating in Michelin Star restaurants throughout the world. The intersection of Spanish and Japanese cuisine that Chef Moncayo has created, while rare and unique, is a natural cultural and culinary marriage. As well, he is considered one of the world’s go-to experts on sake. To work with Chef Moncayo is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Apply to be part of our team if you are hard-working, friendly, with a desire to excel, value a great working environment as well as a shared commitment to hospitality and guest service.
We seek outstanding people who share our mission to provide a unique and extraordinary dining experience to each guest.

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