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  • We have an opening for a temporary COOK position.
  • Location:  655 Taylor Street NE - Washington, DC, 20017.  Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: Monday thru Friday 5:00AM - 1:30PM.
  • Requirement:  Experience with High Volume Catering is preferred
  • *Internal Employee Referral Bonus Available


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a vision for creating remarkable events


About our Company

Since 1986, Occasions Caterers has worked closely with our clients to create remarkable events.  We have grown in size but maintain a boutique approach to full-service catering with a focus on custom menus, creative décor, expert planning and gracious service. We craft experiences through food, design and hospitality to reflect your unique style, taste and vision. With over thirty years of experience, we have an unmatched scope of knowledge, resources and relationships to produce events that exceed expectation and delight in every way. Occasions Caterers has a mission to have dedicated team members who support and work together to create exceptional catered experiences each and every day.

If you want to be a part of an exceptional team who values Excellence by setting the bar high, Integrity by living our values, Respect by valuing the contributions of every team member, Teamwork by supporting each other, and Innovation by keeping things exciting, please see our open position below.

    Job Summary

    Summary:   Prepares food in accordance with applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations with established policies and procedures. Ensures quality food service is provided at all times.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Prepares or directs preparation of food served using established production procedures and systems.
    • Determines amount and type of food and supplies required using production systems.
    • Ensures availability of supplies and food or approved substitutions in adequate time for preparation.
    • Sets steam table; serves or ensures proper serving of food for tray line or dining room.
    • Complies with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene and health standards. Observes proper food preparation and handling techniques.
    • Manage the production and inventory of the Cook station to keep the freshest possible product and to accommodate high volume orders.
    • Stores food properly and safely, marking the date and item.
    • Reports necessary equipment repair and maintenance to supervisor.
    • Correctly prepares all food served following standard recipes and special diet orders.
    • Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food are preserved.
    • Apportions food for serving.
    • Maintains daily production records.
    • Keeps work area neat and clean at all times; cleans and maintains equipment used in food preparation.
    • Completes food temperature checks before service.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Associate degree in Culinary Arts from a recognized institution preferred and or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.
    • One (1) year of fine dining experience; high level catering experience is preferred.
    • Reading and effective communication skills in English and Spanish required

    About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

    Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

    Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

    Req ID:326437


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