Pacific Retirement Services

  • Bistro Line Cook - No Late Nights!

    Job Location US-CA-Davis
    Job ID
    Dining/Food Services
    Location/Org Data : Name
    University Retirement Community
  • Overview

    ***$1,000 sign-on bonus***

    URC is a great place to work and grow, offering employees a chance to build a lasting career. Work with a great team of passionate, talented and friendly staff. We are committed to personalized customer service in our scratch-cook kitchen and bistro. This is the retirement community you wish your grandparents lived at. Our new Bistro will serve small plates from our wood fired oven, home-brewed craft beer, nitro cold brew coffee, mix cocktails, and will feature hyper-seasonal local ingredients in a menu that changes weekly.

    We are seeking a talented, detail oriented LINE COOK with the desire to use their skills. Those looking for a long-term ‘work family’ who are dedicated, flexible, and eager to learn will thrive here.

    One year of experience and a current ServSafe certification are required.

    The position is full-time with benefits, and compensation will be commensurate with experience. We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits to those who qualify. Come join our team!


    *$1,000 sign-on bonus offer only valid for applications dated between 10/19/2018-12/21/2018.



    • Hands on participation in the daily preparation of all foods prepared for entree service
    • Produce and monitor the prep & production of food
    • Assists with food production, a la’ carte and buffet
    • Cut and clean a variety of fruits, vegetables, and proteins using a knife and/or cutting machines
    • Produce food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and catered events
    • Assist with catered events
    • Maintain kitchen clean and orderly work area at all times even during high volume prep. Maintain product rotation in walk-in and freezer in kitchen. Maintain orderly dry storage in kitchen.
    • Maintain high level of sanitation in the kitchens and follow all health code regulations at all times.


    • Must have a minimum of one year cooking experience, preferably in high production kitchen with quality standards in preparation and presentation
    • Must be able to prepare soups, gravies, and sauces from scratch. Is competent in roasting, broiling, grilling, braising and sauté techniques
    • Must be proficient in buffet stations
    • Should have experience in working ala carte dinner line
    • Utilization of knife cuts in a fast, efficient and safe manner
    • Sense of urgency, ensuring high volume production & large batch cooking
    • Maintaining the upmost safety and sanitation in the work place
    • Working Conditions: Line Cook is subjected to various temperatures for long hours. Must be physically able to lift 50 lbs, reach, bend, stoop, and work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

    Applicants must be available days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

    Competitive benefit package: Health benefits (Medical/dental/vision). Use of the campus fitness facility, complimentary meals, 401(k) with match (vested after one year), profit-sharing plan, paid holidays, sick and vacation pay. Competitive wage based on experience. This is a full time hourly position.


    Pre-employment testing includes reference check, drug testing, fingerprint background check, TB test and physical examination.


    Equal Opportunity Employer


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