Sage Hospitality Group Lead Cook in Santa Monica, California
The Surfing Fox, located in The Pierside Hotel, is seeking a Lead Cook to join our team in serving guests with creativity and passion!
Work Where You Belong! California Cuisine with a side of Sunshine! Fresh, SoCal flavors with an ocean breeze. The clink of glasses on that first toast of the trip. That state of mind where everything just feels so…easy. That’s what you’ll find at The Surfing Fox. Built on a menu of fresh, local flavors, Santa Monica’s newest restaurant blends the best of modern California and vintage surf culture.
We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!
Prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe sanitary work environment.
Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per dupe from servers.
Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare more than estimated needs.
Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up.
Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.
Assist in keeping buffet stocked.
Return all food items not used on next shift to designed storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per SOP.
High school education or equivalent experience.
Minimum one year food service or related work.
Knowledge of cooking and the practices and procedures of a kitchen in order to perform non-repetitive analytical work.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying: Position regularly involves lifting food cases and metros weighing up to 70 lbs. Items include food, small equipment -75% of the time.
Periodic climbing required.
Bending of the knees does become necessary when using the lower oven for cooking, 5-10 times a day.
Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel 30-50 feet on a regular basis throughout the day.
Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting, usually all day.
Must be able to hear equipment timers and communicate with other staff.
Must be able to see that product is prepared appropriately.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying.
Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions and communicate both verbally and in writing.
Inside 100% of 8 hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.
Medical, dental, & vision insurance
Paid time off
Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching
Health savings and flexible spending accounts
Basic Life and AD&D insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.
Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Pierside Hotel
Outlet: Surfing Fox
Min: USD $22.50/Hr.
Tipped Position: No
Address : 120 Colorado Ave
City : Santa Monica
State : California
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability