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Daru is looking for a Line Cook! (H Street/Capitol Hill/Trinidad/Northeast DC)

Daru

1451 Maryland Avenue NE near 15th street

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compensation: Based on Experience
employment type: employee's choice
job title: Prep Cook/Line Cook
Daru, an Indian inspired restaurant in the H Street Corridor, is looking for a Line Cook. We provide a warm and inviting atmosphere, creating a place where our guests feel at ease. Our food is rooted in Indian classic; techniques but engages with ingredients and dishes from around the world.

2024 Food & Wine Magazine #8 Restaurant in the US
2022 Rammy Winner for "Best New Restaurant"
2022 New York Times "50 Favorite Restaurants in America"
2022 Bon Appetit Magazine "50 Best New Restaurants in America"
2022, 2023 Michelin “Bib Gourmand” Restaurant

We have been featured in the Washington Post, Washingtonian, Washington City Paper, DC Eater and DCIST!


Daru, and Indian inspired restaurant on H Street, is looking for a Cook. We provide a warm and inviting atmosphere, creating a place where our guests feel at ease. Our food is rooted in Indian; techniques but engages with ingredients and dishes from around the world.


We seek a professional and organized Line Cook to provide a supportive role to the kitchen staff in the preparation of meals and ingredients. Your duties include organizing and labeling food items in storage closets, performing tasks like chopping ingredients and sanitizing their work station during and after service.

Responsibilities:

Completing all tasks, in order, on the prep list from the leadership team.
Labeling and stocking all ingredients on easily accessible shelves.
Washing, chopping and sorting ingredients like fruits, vegetables and meats.
Measuring quantities of seasonings and other cooking ingredients.
Prep tasks include par cooking, reducing sauces and starting first steps in dishes.
Cleaning and organizing dishes, washing cooking utensils and cookware, taking out the trash and sanitizing the kitchen + weekly deep cleaning projects.
Adhering to all relevant nutrition and sanitary regulations and standards.
Keeping track of ingredient inventory and collaborating with other kitchen and management staff to order resupply.
Respect and passion for other team members and guests.

Other Requirements -

1+ years experience
Able to walk or stand for long periods. Must be able to push, pull, or lift to 30 pounds. Must reach items at varying heights (on shelves, on the ground, etc.)
Schedule: 35-40 hours per week. Tuesday - Saturday schedule.

Please have solid references and a history of achievement in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Weekends are required. Ability to speak Spanish is not required but is a plus. Teamwork are key values of our kitchen.


We are seeking a line cook with a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn and grow. Come join our diverse team and see the quality and vigor we provide.

Qualified candidates will have

- experienced, with 1+ years in the kitchen of fine dining restaurants

- must have a strong team work ethic

- must be detail oriented and meticulous regarding cleanliness and organization


  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7749845240

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