Washington, DC 20001

Posted: 10/23/2018 Industry: Food Service Job Number: 18 OCT 23 DC CKG 20001 Pay Rate / Salary: $14.25 per hour

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Cook to help support a fast-paced team. The ideal candidate for this position has previous experience as a cook, enjoys working in a busy restaurant environment and is capable of taking direction well and multi-tasking effectively. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a diverse work environment while remaining focused on client and customer satisfaction. If you have restaurant industry experience and a passion for food prep and strong customer service, please submit an application to us today.

Job Purpose:
Serves meals by reviewing recipes; assembling, combining, and cooking ingredients; maintaining equipment, inventory, and a sanitary kitchen.


  • Plans meals by analyzing recipes; retrieving and ordering ingredients.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Chef and Cooks to prepare meals during our dining hours.
  • Prepares ingredients by following recipes; slicing, cutting, chopping, mincing, stirring, whipping, and mixing ingredients; adding seasonings; verifying taste.
  • Completes meal preparation by grilling, sautéing, roasting, frying, and broiling ingredients; verifying doneness and taste; assembling and refrigerating cold ingredients.
  • Properly stores food items at appropriate temperatures.
  • Controls costs by adhering to recipes; following preparation standards.
  • Maintains a sanitary kitchen by adhering to state and local sanitation, storage, and refrigeration requirements and codes; cleaning equipment.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Ensure that the food prep area and kitchen are cleaned and sanitized at the end of your shift.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures for the Food and Beverage department.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Cook in the restaurant industry.
  • Be able to read and follow standardized recipes.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of proper food handling procedures.
  • Be able to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen atmosphere.
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule to include days, evenings, holidays and weekends.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States.
  • Be willing to submit to a drug test an criminal background check.

First Class Workforce Solutions, is the area's leading staffing and recruiting agency for the Food Service and Hospitality positions. For more than twenty-five years, First Class Workforce has been providing employers with proven staffing solutions that help grow their business, reduce risk, and boost their bottom line. Our staffing services deliver workforce solutions that matter and have developed a reputation for quality placement performance. We work with corporate cafeterias, hospitals, hotels, sports complexes, catering companies, and much more! First Class Workforce is looking for individuals who have strong customer service skills, recent experience and knowledge of the position for which they are applying


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