Alta Strada - located in the Mosaic District in Fairfax, VA, is seeking a full time Line Cook to join our team. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about learning new skills (pasta making, butchering, creating additions, menu development, etc.), possess a strong work ethic, and desire to work in a scratch kitchen. Work with a dedicated team of culinary and hospitality professionals, who are committed to providing the absolute best experience for their guests.
Our kitchen team works as a close unit in a teaching atmosphere. This position is perfect for experienced cooks or junior cooks looking to start the next chapter of their careers. If you are creative, talented and a team player, then we are interested in hearing from you!
-Production with flexibility to work weekends and holidays
-Working in a learning environment with room for professional development and growth
-Developing and contributing ideas with menu additions
-Operating in a clean workspace and producing top-quality food to support the culinary team
-Maintaining health department, food quality, and restaurant standards at all times
-Relevant restaurant experience or recent culinary graduate
-Able to handle a fast-paced environment and manage pressure well
-Responsible, respectful, and team player
-Great work ethic and committed to being the best
-Flexibility to work weekends and without restrictions
We are interested in serious responses from serious applicants. After submitting your resume and cover letter, please be ready for a phone interview to discuss your experience and why you would like to work with us.
We offer competitive wages, with medical and dental benefits after 90 days of employment for full time employees. After 30 days of employment, our team enjoys 50% off of food and N/A beverages (up to 4 people) at all of our restaurants. After one year of employment, employees become eligible to join the company's 401K plan with up to 4% company matching.
If you are interested in joining a dynamic, hard-working and exciting team, please submit your resume for consideration with "ALTA STRADA MOSAIC LINE COOK" in the subject line.
WHO WE ARE
Alta Strada is part of the award-winning Schlow Restaurant Group, featuring the cuisine of acclaimed chef, Michael Schlow. With restaurants spanning the country, Michael Schlow is one of the most influential and respected chefs in America today. His ability to capture a variety of global cuisines and techniques has led to appearances on Bravo's Top Chef Masters, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Nightline, and The Food Network. Michael's been the recipient of many awards including being named "Best Chef in the Northeast" by the James Beard Foundation.
Schlow Restaurant Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer that gives preference to Native American applicants.