Amazing culinary cook experience at 4 star resort hotel!

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Life changing experience for the next Chef who applies to this program!! Rotate through Restaurant and Banquets to become an accomplished Chef de Partie!

Explore Leesburg and visit the local parks and wineries! While a care is not needed you can get a bike to get around or use the metro train to visit Washington DC! Only the most dedicated culinary chefs wanted for this position. Apply this instant!

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Placement Remarks

You will need to bring your own knives.


After 90 days the J1 will begin to accrue 2 Wellness Days and 18 PTO (holiday and vacation days).
There is a $1 charge per employee meal in the cafeteria (lunch and dinner).
A uniform will be provided, if you inform the hotel of your sizes then they can be ordered prior to your arrival.
You will need to apply for your social security card after 10 days of entering the USA; you will only be paid once you have received your social security #. You will be paid every other Friday.
The employer will provide up to 30 days of accommodations with complimentary room & tax.
We will provide airport pick up if you are flying into Dulles Airport.

Visa fee: The candidate will have to pay back the host company and the host company will have the candidate sign off on this- this agreement to pay back the funds will be between the candidate and the host employer. The contract between the host company and the candidate is for if the candidate does not stay for the whole 12 month program. The cost of the visa is $1,750 US.

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$13.00 per hour
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Must have at least 6 months of hotline experience

*Eligibility criteria for our Career USA programs:

- you are enrolled in a post secondary ministerially recognized academic institution in the hospitality industry


- you have a hospitality degree and at least 1 year of recent relevant work experience in the (ultra) luxury hotel industry (outside of the USA)


- you have 5 years recent relevant work experience in the (ultra) luxury hotel industry (outside the USA)
- you have shown consistent career growth over the last years
- you have shown serious commitment to your most recent employers

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Local attractions

There is no reliable public transportation. You will need to have a drivers license already so when you apply in the USA at the DMV you can easily obtain your state license. You will need to be prepared to purchase your own car if you don't live in the complex within walking distance to the resort and bring at least $4000 with you.

There is an apartment complex that is within walking distance called Camden Lansdowne. A two bedroom unfurnished apartment will cost $1800 so if you shared this apartment your portion would only be $900. You will need to furnish your apartment by yourself.

If you don't rent an apartment here; you will need to purchase a car or moped.
Other options include: or

Destination Hotels & Resorts is ranked as one of the top ten hospitality & property management companies in the country with more than 7,100 employees, over 7,000 hotel rooms and condominium units, and more than $2.2 billion in assets under management. Destination Hotels & Resorts is unique in the lodging industry in that our primary mission is to create value for guests, investors, and associates in each of our hotels and resorts. We do this by developing an innovative, customized business and service plan for each property we manage and combining it with the sales, marketing, and operating resources of a company many times our size. This lodging industry expertise, together with the real estate savvy of Lowe, has allowed us to bring a different perspective to the hotel management business.

Our Culture:
Destination Hotels & Resorts fosters a creative, entrepreneurial and energetic work environment where people come to work and have fun. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the organization. Your role will be integral to the success of our company. We strive to create a work place culture that values family, work life balance and community. We help develop our associates and provide support for them to grow their careers with DH&R.

Climate: Leesburg, Virginia has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 26°F to 89°F and is rarely below 14°F or above 96°F. The warm season lasts from May 30 to September 16 with an average daily high temperature above 80°F. The hottest day of the year is July 25, with an average high of 89°F and low of 69°F.

The cold season lasts from November 30 to March 3 with an average daily high temperature below 51°F. The coldest day of the year is January 26, with an average low of 26°F and high of 42°F.

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Lansdowne Resort
Leesburg, VA
August 2, 2021
Chef - Commis
13.00 per hour
Once you click the apply button, one of our wonderful career consultants will be notified of your interest in this position and will get back to you within two business days. When you qualify for the placement, the next step will be an introductory call to see if we can meet your expectations.
Job Rotations
Department Position Duration
Orientation Orientation 1 Months
Banquets Cook/demi chef 4 Months
Restaurant Cook/demi chef 4 Months
Banquets Supervisor / Chef de partie 3 Months

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