Job Title: Food Packer 

Requisition ID: 11672 

Segment: Dining & Events 

Brand: Design-Cuisine 

Work Arrangement: Onsite 

State: Virginia (US-VA) 

Employment Type: Full-Time 

Summary: The food checker checks, packs and organizes food items and kitchen equipment for events for Design Cuisine Kitchen in the Arlington, VA/DC area.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Set up crescors for events
  • Double check menus to ensure all food items are loaded for event
  • Pack any necessary kitchen equipment needed for events
  • Organize crescors/refrigerators/freezers/coolers so that items travel well
  • Organize the same so that event kitchens are easily set up
  • Pack special orders from dispatch or purchasing
  • Dispatch events to drivers
  • Keep box 8 clean
  • Keep dispatch area clean and organized
  • Pack kitchen ‘emergency’ boxes
  • Keep kitchen apprised of any delays in dispatching events or if food items are missing, not ready, or incorrect
  • Reports to dispatch manager and executive sous chef.



  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must be able to work with others
  • Must be able to work at a quick pace
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to solve practical problems
  • Must have understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling
  • Two years cooking experience
  • Must have working knowledge of basic weights and measurements
  • Must be able to stand/walk for lengths of time.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling and some climbing.
  • Must be able to use hands and fingers.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds



  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Voluntary UNUM offering for Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity
  • Discount Program
  • Commuter Benefits (Parking and Transit)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Growth Opportunities



About Design Cuisine:

Located in the Washington, DC area, Design Cuisine offers catering and business dining services to clients across the city. With our nation’s historic capital as a backdrop, Design Cuisine creates unforgettable dining experiences every day.

About Elior North America:

Elior North America is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in supporting the development of our employees and their skills at all levels and in fostering an environment of growth.

At Elior North America, we are committed to offering growth and advancement opportunities for all of our employees. The valuable skills and experience you’ve gained with Elior will propel you further in your career, whether with our corporate office or one of our brand segments.

Disclaimer: This job description can be revised  by management as needed.




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Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC