We are looking for a talented Junior Sous Chef to join our team at The Grill Room at Rosewood Washington D.C. in Georgetown!
The historic C& O Canal provides the backdrop for the hotel's signature establishments, where fine American cuisine, exceptional wines, rare spirits and carefully composed cocktails are savored in sophisticated settings. The upscale atmosphere flows outdoors where diners at coveted canal-side tables soak in picturesque views and unwind amid the lively pedestrian hum of the neighborhood. The elegant, yet approachable setting is matched with fresh, flavor-charged seasonal dishes utilizing the finest quality ingredients and local produce.
Singled out by The Washington Post with an "excellent" rating and as a "Top 10 Favorite Restaurant," The Grill Room possesses an exceptional reputation that extends to its desserts and libations.
Responsible for all aspects of managing the kitchen and kitchen personnel, ensuring the quality preparation of all menu items and proper handling/ storage of all food items in accordance with standards. Coordinates the purchase of all food and develops menus, maintaining approved food costs and labor costs.
Experience: Minimum five years' experience in a similar capacity for a 4 or 5 star hotel or restaurant.
Education: Preferably completed culinary school degree, High school diploma and culinary training certificate; ServSafe certified
General Skills: Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest's service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data; work 8-12 hour shifts 5-7 days a week.
Benefits as well as vacation and sick accrual time are available after completion of probationary period (60 days.)
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Culinary Menu / Recipe Development
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Situated along the historic C&O Canal which winds through Georgetown, The Grill Room specializes in the preparation of hand-cut, bone-in, artisanal meats and bracingly fresh seafood complemented by memorable tableside presentations.
Always warm and welcoming, the dining experience at The Grill Room is carefully orchestrated to stimulate the senses. Framed with floor-to-ceiling windows and elegant French doors, the light-filled restaurant is bathed in a luminous glow, producing a mood of relaxed refinement. The upscale atmosphere flows outdoors where diners at coveted canal-side tables soak in picturesque views and unwind amid the lively pedestrian hum of the neighborhood. The elegant, yet approachable setting is matched with fresh, flavor-charged seasonal dishes utilizing the finest quality ingredients and local produce.
Singled out by The Washington Post with an “excellent” rating and as a “Top 10 Favorite Restaurant,” The Grill Room possesses an exceptional reputation that extends to its desserts and libations. While dining, guests are presented with choice selections from a tempting champagne trolley or they can sample from The Rye Bar’s extensive array of whiskies and artisanal cocktails. The establishment’s formidable wine cellar, expertly curated by Master Sommelier Keith Goldston, presents exciting wine and food pairing opportunities.