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Expeditor
The Inn at Little Washington
Middle St and Main St, Washington, VA 22747
The Inn at Little Washington hiring Expeditor in Washington, VA

The Inn at Little Washington hiring Expeditor in Washington, VA

The Inn at Little WashingtonMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Mar 30, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details
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Join one of America's most award-winning restaurants, The Inn at Little Washington. Located in the beautiful Virginia countryside just 67 miles west of Washington DC, The Inn at Little Washington is a culinary oasis akin to visiting a Michelin-starred restaurant in the European countryside. Established in 1978, The Inn is a member of Relais & Chateaux. The Inn at Little Washington’s most recent awards include:

  • Two Michelin Stars – one of only 3 restaurants in the DC area so recognized, one of only 23 in the nation
  • Five James Beard Awards, including Best Chef and Best Restaurant in America
  • Forbes 5-Star award for the restaurant – 25 years in a row, and one of only 40 restaurants in the US awarded 5-Stars
  • Forbes 5-Star award for lodging – 26 years in a row
  • AAA 5-Diamond award for the restaurant – 28 years in a row, making The Inn the longest-tenured restaurant in the history of the program
  • AAA 5-Diamond award for lodging – 26 years in a row
  • 4 Stars (top rating) in Washington Post’s Fall Dining Guide for 2017
  • Wine Spectator Grand Award – 21 years in a row, the only restaurant so recognized in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia
  • Chef Patrick O’Connell was selected for Le Chef Magazine’s Top 100 Chefs in the World list for 2015 – one of only 10 American chefs included.

Please apply at http://theinnatlittlewashington.com/careers/

SUMMARY

The Expeditor is the liaison between the FOH and BOH operations. The Expeditor is responsible for setting the pass with garnish each day, updating, and reviewing the daily menu offerings, and execution of service for dinner. The expeditor has a firm grasp on the daily culinary operations as it relates to rotating menus and nightly game plans. Additional duties may include assisting the cooks and stations with daily prep, creating and end-of-service snack for the dining room, and deep cleaning and organization as directed by management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Set pass with daily garnish.
  2. Expedite all savory tickets during service.
  3. Communicating with the Chef calling the board in a calm and effective manner.
  4. Working with the Proprietor during service time in a productive manner.
  5. Maintaining ticket times and communicating with the chefs when necessary.
  6. Organization and gathering of appropriate plates and service-ware
  7. Daily editing and review of menu(s).
  8. Create daily culinary cards that shares all pertinent information from the kitchen with the dining room.
  9. Creating a dietary restriction sheet daily for the culinary staff.
  10. Creation of daily end-of-shift snack for dining room employees.
  11. Documentation and tracking of CIP guests in the company drive.
  12. Communication with culinary managers and cooks regarding any special menus or dishes and ensuring that all plans are in place during prep time.
  13. Communication with other departments in a friendly and productive manner.
  14. Communicating all CIP/POI game plans effectively during service.
  15. Creating a week out CIP/SOF report for the culinary management team to review and plan around.
  16. Assisting in training the junior dining room staff on how to properly call back in the walks line, stand in the walks line, set a professional demeanor and tone in the walks line etc.
  17. Cleaning and organization of pass low boy and well as needed.
  18. Cleaning and organization of culinary equipment room and plate storage as needed.
  19. Scrubbing down the pass before and after service.
  20. Working with the PM brigade to break down the kitchen each evening.
  21. Other related assignments as necessary.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required

 

  1. A high school diploma/GED or an Associate’s degree in culinary arts.
  2. Servsafe certified.
  3. Ability to prioritize, organize and follow through to meet deadlines.
  4. An understanding of the culinary brigade system at the Inn.
  5. Positive attitude and welcoming demeanor; approachability for culinary team members.
  6. Eagerness to continue to improve and grow culinary operations.

 

 

Desirable

  1. Associates Degree in Culinary Arts.
  2. Strong sense of creativity.
  3. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

 

SKILLS

  1. Strong organization and communication skills.
  2. The ability to remain calm and focused under pressure.
  3. Solid communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
  4. Moderate understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically excel, word, publisher, and outlook.
  5. A sense of urgency.
  6. The ability to problem solve in the moment during service for any guest, kitchen, or dining room issue which may arise.
  7. A positive and proactive attitude.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  2. Ability to stand for long periods of time (8-10 hours consistently).
  3. Requires exposure to hot pans, sharp knives, open flames, and temperatures ranging from hot to cold.
  4. Availability and understanding that the position often requires hours in excess of a standard workweek (40-50 hours).

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


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Join one of America’s most award-winning restaurants, The Inn at Little Washington.

Some of The Inn at Little Washington’s most recent awards include:

• 3 Michelin Stars – the first and only three star restaurant in The Nation’s Capital
• La Liste, a French-based guide to the world’s best restaurants, ranked The Inn #3 in the U.S. and #5 in the world
• Forbes 5-Star award for restaurant and lodging
• AAA 5-Diamond award for restaurant and lodging
• Wine Spectator Grand Award
• The Washington Post’s Fall Dining Guide for 2018 honored The Inn by inducting the restaurant into its inaugural “D.C. Restaurant Hall of Fame”
• In 2019, the James Beard Foundation presented Chef Patrick O'Connell with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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