Train as a Chef de Partie Right Outside of Washington D.C.!
Luxury Hotel right outside of Washington, D.C. is seeking an amazing culinary candidate to join their team! Rotate through Garde Manger Demi Chef, Meat/Grill Station (Hotline), and Restaurant Chef de Partie!
Located right outside of central Washington, D.C., you can visit numerous museums (Spy, News, the Smithsonian museums, National Gallery of Art, and more), various national monuments (Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, etc.), or stop by the National Harbor and ride the Capital Wheel on your days off!
Salary: $21.39 / hr
Uniform is offered.
A meal per shift is provided.
Hotel will pick-up candidates upon arrival. Candidates must fly into Reagan National Airport (DCA).
Great metro rail and bus system in the area!
*4 months of supervisor experience is included.*
Eligibility criteria for our Career USA programs:
- You are enrolled in a post secondary ministerially recognized academic institution in the hospitality industry OR have a hospitality degree and at least 1 year of recent relevant work experience in the (ultra) luxury hotel industry (outside of the USA) OR 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
Arlington, Virginia is located just across the river from Washington, D.C. and home to several of it’s own historic sites. Visit the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City or the Village at Shirlington for diverse and numerous shopping options. Stop by the Columbia Pike corridor known as “the world in a zip code” to visit one of its several international restaurants. If you enjoy the outdoors more visit one of the several historic sites, hike one of the nature trails, or visit the waterfront. Arlington will keep you busy with countless sights and opportunities!
Housing: Located in the Washington DC Metro area, Arlington can be moderately expensive. A studio apartment can start around $1,400+ per month, unfurnished. HRC recommends that you consider rooming with another J1 or local to 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. Please note, without established credit a deposit of the first and last month’s rent may be required. HRC recommends you bring at least $3,000 as start up capital to help secure housing.
Helpful Links: apartments.com, forrent.com, zillow.com, and apartmentguide.com
Transportation: Arlington has excellent public transportation which include the metro, buses, and bikeshares. The metro is the most popular and reliable option with 11 stations in the greater D.C. area. Monthly passes can be purchased for $72-$216 depending on origin and destination stations. For more information: wmata.com, arlingtontransit.com, and stayarlington.com
Climate: The weather and climate in Arlington comes with hot summers and mild winters. Spring weather in Arlington is pleasant with temperatures during April ranging from daily highs of 21°C / 70°F, dropping to 7°C / 45°F. During summer (June-August) the climate in Arlington can be sunny and humid with temperatures peaking as high as 32°C / 90°F. Night temperatures during summers in Arlington drop to around 20°C / 68°F and it is always advisable to be prepared for cool evenings. Winters in Arlington are relatively mild with the city only receiving an average of 15 in. of snowfall each year. January is the coldest month with an average low of -3°C / 27°F.
Local Attractions: Arlington Cemetery, Theodore Roosevelt Island, Signature Theatre, Fashion Centre, and Things to do in Washington
|Garde Manger||Cook/demi chef||3 Months|
|Meat/Grill station (hot line)||Cook/demi chef||4 Months|
|Restaurant||Supervisor / Chef de partie||4 Months|