Variable Hour Chef
Silver Oak Cellars
Description

Summary of Open Position

Silver Oak Cellars seeking chefs with fine-dining experience to join our Culinary Team at our Sonoma County and Napa County locations. We serve Michelin-inspired, Garden to Table cuisine paired with Silver Oak and Twomey wines. Ideal candidates should be committed to excellence, and passionate about cooking delicious food.   As a variable hour chef, you can work a fixed weekly schedule or pick up random shifts throughout the month. We have flexible shift times and can work with your schedule.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

· Work closely with the Executive Chef and Sous Chef to ensure the kitchen is running smoothly and efficiently. 

· Participate in food preparation following accepted standards of quality. 

· Establish priorities and work independently as well as working as part of the team. 

· Skilled knife work.

· Willing to “pitch-in” in all kitchen areas, including dishwashing, cleaning, sweeping, and garbage disposal. 

· Having a critical eye on cleanliness and sanitation habits. Key Areas of Kitchen cleanliness and organization include: Ensure all food is off the floor, covered and labeled, shelves are organized. Keep food and supply pantry organized and clean. Ensure hand sinks are clean, filled with soap & paper towels. Ensure sanitizer buckets are filled with sanitized water, towels and located throughout the kitchen. Keep floors swept and debris free.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Culinary School Students highly desired.

· Professionals who are passionate about cooking excellent food.

· Must have a current CA Food Handlers Safety Certificate.

· Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.

· Ability to drive between multiple winery locations for events.

Requirements

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

· Able to stand for extended periods.

· Perform repetitive motions.

· Physically able to lift to 40 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

· Busy and open office/kitchen atmosphere.

· Kitchen can be hot and slippery.

· Ability to work with regular distraction.