The environment is inspiring; the Progressive American Cuisine is unique, and cutting edge, and the service is impeccable. We are located in Virginia's premier horse and wine country, the Historic Village of Middleburg.
This new, upscale, Fine Dining restaurant currently seeks Line Cooks to round out its kitchen staff of culinary professionals who are at the top of their field. The situation is ideal for a candidate who is on the path to becoming an industry leader.
Responsibilities: Execute with quality and pride all areas of food production while maintaining organization and cleanliness, of work areas and equipment.
It is expected that you become an active contributor to the success of this start-up, premier, Fine Dining restaurant, through your creativity and effort.
Requirements: A love and understanding of food, a passion for cooking, and a dedicated work ethic with a need for excellence. Candidates must have a thirst for learning,and the desire to grow professionally. Similar experience in high-end kitchens a plus, and the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with co-workers and management is a must.
Aster is a fine dining restaurant,in its second year of operation, providng the "Total Dining Experience" with Progressive American cuisine, discreet professional service, and an inspired wine menu. Chef/owner Hump Astorga, has transformed a Circa 1800's Historic property, in Middleburg, Virginia, into a restaurant, unique in its attention to detail and commitment, to becoming a leader in the American culinary scene. Situated in Loudoun, the fastest growing county in America, west of Washington DC, in premier horse and wine country, Aster has received great critical acclaim. During its first year, they were featured many times in the local press, Washingtonian Magazine, as well as The Washington Post. Ten months after opening, Aster was honored to be included in Tom Sietsema's annual Washington Post Dining Guide (50 restaurants in the DC market)with 2 1/2 stars . In January 2006, Aster received 3 stars from Washingtonian's "100 Very Best Restaurants".You can read the reviews by going to www.asterrestaurant.com and follow the links to "Press". Chef Astorga, with his diverse background of leadership from multi-star fine dining to high profile off-premise catering, has assembled a management team of young, seasoned professionals, committed to the same goal. His Chef de Cuisine, Aaron McCloud, from Florida's 5-Diamond, Victoria and Alberts Restaurant and Maitre d', Craig Erion, from DC's award wining Nectar, are leading the way into the future.