Classic European menus for talented cook at vibrant DC hotel!

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Iconic Washington DC building newly reformed into the Riggs Washington DC is looking for passionate cooks to join their team this fall 2021. Apply today to train in the amazing city and explore on your days off all that DC has to offer you!
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Placement Remarks

Uniform will be provided and for non-uniform roles professional casual attire is required.

Complimentary meals are provided at employee cafeteria

Upon completion of your 12 month program you will accrue, 7 sick days and 2 weeks’ vacation.

Airport pick up will not be provided. We recommend them to fly into DCA or IAH. They can arrive to the hotel via uber, metro or taxi.

Before you book your flight contact Emilee to coordinate your housing on site and up to 10 days, based on occupancy levels.

Chefs need to bring their own knives.

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Salary

$17.00
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Local info

Housing:

Washington DC Metro area, and the surrounding areas like Alexandria and Arlington, is expensive. A 1-bedroom apartment can start around $1,800+ per month, unfurnished.

HRC places over 30 J1's in D.C. every year so there are plenty of other J1's to help you get settled in the area!

We recommend that you consider rooming with another J-1 or local share the cost of the living. The metro is very reliable, which allows the option to live outside the city where the cost of living will be a bit less expensive.

One of our most recent J-1 candidate has rented a room at the 'The Connecticut House', contact information is listed below:

  • Beverly Bragg
    The Connecticut House
    4500 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite #714
    Washington, DC 20008
    202.966.7861
    bevbragg@verizon.net

Here are more options for you to choose!

Transportation:

The metro is very reliable, which allows the option to live outside the city where the cost of living will be a bit less expensive. Visit WMATA and goDCgo to explore all of the sustainable transportation options! https://godcgo.com/ https://www.wmata.com/fares/smartrip/#main-content

Climate: Washington winters are usually chilly with light snow, and summers are hot and humid. Spring and fall are mild to warm, while winter is chilly with annual snowfall averaging 15.5 inches (39 cm). Winter temperatures average around 38 °F (3.3 °C) from mid-December to mid-February. Precipitation occurs throughout the year.

Other interesting websites:

http://washington.org

http://dc.about.com/od/touristattractions/tp/FreeDCAttractions.htm

http://www.si.edu/Visit

http://www.nightlifeagency.com

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g28970-Activities-Washington_DC_District_of_Columbia.html

https://freetoursbyfoot.com/things-to-do-in-dc/

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Details

Riggs Washington DC
August 2, 2021
Chef - Commis
17.00 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.
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