Willamette Valley Vineyards, a local producer of world-class wines, is seeking a Line Cook, wanting to work 40+ hours a week in a full kitchen. We offer a wide array of menu options, along with seasonal changes, weekly wine-themed pairings menus, and private events. Creativity and high energy are a must. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K with employer match, quarterly incentives, daily kitchen meal, 50% off wine purchases, and a great team environment.
The main responsibility of this position is to assist the Executive Chef in maintaining all daily kitchen operations. Including but not limited to, food preparation and service, daily cleaning and upkeep, private events, and catering. Accurately and efficiently cook a wide variety of meats, proteins, soups, vegetables, and other food products, while being aware of dietary and allergic restrictions.
Primary Job Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Apply knowledge of state and local food handling requirements.
Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental, and safety regulatory considerations
Attend meetings as required by the Retail Operations Manager or the Executive Winery Chef.
Supports Company's effort to create a more sustainable, cross-cultural, and "green" environment
Ensure all company policies and procedures are followed. Assist in developing policies and procedures as needed.
Other tasks as assigned by the Retail Operations Manager or the Executive Winery Chef.
Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
Current Food Handlers permit
Two to four years of related experience, training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Able to stand for the majority of the workday.
Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Must have highly-developed organizational and time-management skills.
Ability to multitask, work independently and as part of a team, and build dynamics and synergy across departments.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Great communication skills.
Thorough understanding and genuine interest in the luxury wine business and terminology.
Ability to educate customers about food and wine with passion
Willamette Valley Vineyards is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.