Guest Services, Inc. Cook (National Mall) in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Cook (National Mall)


Salary Range:$12.50/ hour


Employment Type:Seasonal - Full Time

Employer:DC Metro


Guest Services, Inc. is hiring friendly and outgoing Seasonal Cooks – Line Servers with incredible customer service skills to join our team!

Apply today for the opportunity to join us for face-to-face interviews. All ages 18 & older can apply.

Schedule: Must be able to work full-time schedule to include holidays and weekends.


The Cook assists the Unit Manager by preparing, cooking, and serving food. Exceptional training is provided. Potential cross-training opportunities. Ideal for those who take direction well, and love working in a supporting role.


  • Prepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions.

  • Clean and inspect kitchen equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.

  • Operate food station, including performing daily checklists, temperature logs, and signage.

  • Demonstrate patience and a positive attitude.

  • Maintain personal hygiene standards, including a clean uniform.


  • Partial High School education required; High School Diploma/G.E.D. preferred.

  • Culinary knowledge.

  • Strong sanitation habits.

  • Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers.

  • Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management.


  • Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment.

  • Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.

  • Ability to stand for the entire work day and to climb steps regularly.

  • Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas.

  • Reading and writing work-related documents in English.

  • The ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers in English.

  • Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen.

  • Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties.


  • Standard commercial cooking machinery and utensils.

Veterans, Minorities, People with Disabilities and Women especially encouraged to apply.

Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.