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Lead Cook
Wegmans Food Markets Fairfax, VA

Lead Cook

Wegmans Food Markets
Fairfax, VA
Expired: April 02, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $21 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info
11620 Monument Drive Fairfax, VA 22030

Availability Requirement for this role:
Morning, afternoon, evening (includes weekends).

Age Requirement:
Must be 18 years or older

Time Type:
Full time

Pay Range:
$21 - $21.75 / hour

Why Work Here

Working at Wegmans provides opportunities to grow, flexible scheduling, incredible benefits, and the experience of working for a company with a reputation you can be proud of.

Job Description:

we are a food market where you make the difference

At Wegmans, we're on a mission to help people live healthier, better lives through exceptional food. So, when you bring your culinary talents and passion for food to Wegmans, you're joining a team of difference-makers. Our promise to our customers is simple: Every Day You Get Our Best. And because it all starts with you, we'll make sure you have the support you need to grow personally, express your individuality, and create change in your community.

how you'll make the difference

Take your passion for both food and people to the next level when you become a culinary leader at Wegmans. In our people-first kitchens, you'll lead your team of Prep and Line Cooks by helping them to fine-tune their culinary skills, grow their careers, and fuel their passion for food. Your people skills, culinary talents, and eye for detail will be essential as you manage day-to-day operations and assist with bottom line profitability. No two days are the same, and an entire store full of fresh, world-class ingredients is your pantry.

what will you do?
  • Assist the Sous Chef in running the kitchen and leading employees, overseeing the operations in the absence of the Sous Chef
  • Follow recipes and proper cooking techniques to ensure we are consistently showcasing our high standards and giving our guests meals they can't find elsewhere
  • Share your knowledge and passion for food with customers and employees, suggesting ways for them to prepare meal items and incorporate products from other departments to offer complete meal solutions
  • Manage employee performance by providing resources, training, feedback, and development opportunities

Required Qualifications
  • 2 or more years' experience as a prep or line cook
  • Experience leading a team
  • Food safety and quality assurance knowledge

Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts
  • Experience working in a multi-faceted food service facility, including restaurant, hotel, country club, conference center, casino, theme park, etc.

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