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We are looking for a talented culinary professional eager to pursue his or her passion for "celebrating the meal" and willing to back it up with 100% commitment. The March 2005 issue of Washingtonian Magazine features ASTER Restaurant in their "BEST BITES" and The Washington Post's Loudoun Supplement 4/21/2005, said perhaps the county's most ambitious and inventive dining establishment. Aster is an upscale, fine dining restaurant in Historic Middleburg, Virginia, looking for an eager recent culinary school grad to join our team. Our environment is cutting edge; our Progressive American Cuisine is unique, precise, and seasonal; and our service professionals strive for perfection." This is an ideal position for a candidate who is ready to take the next step toward success.The thirst for knowlege and inherent need for excellence are requirements for consideration. If this is the time in your life in which you are confident in your abilities and ready to invest your total effort in order to build a future in our industry which will make you proud, we want to hear from you.
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.