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Line Cook

Posted April 22, 2021

Balboa Bay Resort
Newport Beach, CA
Are you passionate about Hospitality and want the opportunity to demonstrate your skills in a luxury resort environment? We are looking for cooks who have a desire to support our Resort to anticipate needs and exceed expectations!

About This Job

Position Summary:

Provides preparation and execution of assigned kitchen area to ensure the highest level of food service and quality on a consistent basis. 

Duties & Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Prepare foods such as salads, soups, sauces, meats, starches, vegetables according to prescribed recipes and guidelines.
  • Maintains knowledge of all menus, food quality standards and regulations.
  • Complies with accuracy of portion sizes, quality standards, departmental policies and procedures, and accurately follows recipes.
  • Assists with ensuring food leaves the kitchen simultaneously and in a timely fashion, is of high quality, and is prepared according to order.
  • Ensures all food is stored in proper containers and at proper storage. 
  •  Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe using a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment such as blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, and knives.
  • Carves meats, portions food onto serving plates, adds gravies and sauces and garnishes servings.
  • Follows all standard food handling, sanitation and health department guidelines. Ensures compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, and sanitation standards.
  • Reporting to work as scheduled (on time and on regular basis) is an essential function of the job.
  • Maintains work area in clean, safe and organized manner.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Two Years prior restaurant experience required. 
  • Possess knowledge of restaurant food preparation, professional cooking and knife handling skills. 
  • Must demonstrate positive attitude and professional demeanor.
  • Requires ability to perform basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as BEO's, recipes, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English to understand instructions, safety rules, and communicate with guests.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish helpful.
  • Work schedules will include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts. 
  • Must have a valid current Food Handlers Card/ServSAFE or willingness and ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment. 
  • Must know and follow all applicable health standards.
  • Must maintain a clean appearance and professional demeanor.
  • Shift times are subject to change at any time, based on Department's needs. Applicants must be able to provide flexible availability and can be scheduled for various shift times as needed by the Department Manager.

About this Employer

Balboa Bay Resort

1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Telephone (949) 630-4170
Reservations (949) 645-5000

159 Room Resort

Our Resort

Enjoy luxury, comfort, style and service – perfectly balanced at the only waterfront resort in Newport Beach with a relaxing and casual spring retreat.

Relax in your bay view room, indulge at the spa, satisfy your taste buds with craft cocktails and seasonal water-to-table cuisine, and embrace the bay breezes and sunshine – all right along the water's edge of the Balboa Bay.

Our resort welcomes business and individual events with flexible meeting space and a courteous staff. An intimate setting along Newport coast, we offer all the capabilities of a large-scale conference resort. Indoor and outdoor spaces for meetings include ballrooms, a bay front lawn, and numerous private rooms with attached terraces to take in all the gorgeous California views.