Lead Cook

Wegmans
150 Stovall Street
Alexandria , VA 22314
United States

Category
Industry
Accomodations & Food Service
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
Schedule: Full timeAvailability: Applying to this requisition allows you to be considered for multiple opportunities. Please provide as much availability that works with your schedule.Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or olderLocation: Alexandria, VAAddress: 150 Stovall StreetJob Posting: 08/29/2021Job Posting End: 09/23/2021Job ID: R0099593

Join our team at the new Carlyle store located in Alexandria, VA near the Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station! Opening late spring 2022! Onboarding and training will begin late Fall 2021.

Why Join the Wegmans team?

  • Work for a family-owned company that has been on FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for 24 years in a row
  • Work as part of an exciting and fun grand opening team, gaining all the training you need to be successful in your role before the store opens
  • Endless opportunities for career growth, both at the Carlyle store, and companywide
  • Safety of our employees is top of mind and we are committed to keeping you safe and healthy while you help to serve our communities

As a Lead Cook in our kitchen, you are a team player and positive role model that ensures the development and education of the cooks. You will assist with bottom line profitability and make sure we are only serving the best products to our customers. If you are looking for an opportunity where the store is your pantry, the work is exciting and meaningful with some of the best culinarians in the industry, this could be the role for you!

What will I do?

  • Assist the Sous Chef in running the kitchen and managing employees, overseeing the operations in the absence of the Sous Chef
  • Follow recipes and proper cooking techniques to ensure products are consistently prepared to showcase our high standards and giving our guests a meal they can’t find elsewhere
  • Educate customers and employees on products, share knowledge to offer complete meal solutions and suggest ways for them to prepared meal items incorporating items from different departments.
  • Manage employee performance by providing resources, training, feedback and development opportunities
 
Job Requirements
Required Qualifications

2 or more years’ experience as a Prep or Line Cook
Experience leading a team
Food safety and quality assurance knowledge
Preferred Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts
Experience working in a multi-faceted food service facility, including restaurant, hotel, country club, conference center, casino, theme park, etc.
Note to Applicant:

Onboarding and training will begin late Fall 2021
Prior to the store opening, training will take place at existing Wegmans store locations in Northern Virginia

At Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, they’ll take care of our customers. That’s why, as part of the Wegmans family, you’ll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future.

Flexibility in scheduling—work-life balance
Employee discounts
Premium pay on Sundays and holidays
Comprehensive benefits*

Quality affordable healthcare coverage
Vision coverage
Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)
Pre-tax spending accounts
Life insurance
Paid time off
Employee assistance program
Employee wellness programs
401(k) retirement savings plan
Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan
Scholarship Program
*Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied

For 24 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Discover what it means to work for a family owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love—and love what you do.
Employer
Anna Connor
150 Stovall Street
Alexandria VA 22314
United States

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