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Vi Lead Cook in San Diego, California

Create your own story.

Something inspiring is happening at Vi, a continuing care retirement community. There's real energy and enthusiasm, genuine warmth and approachability. And a deep sense of respect and family that's impossible to ignore--between our residents and our staff and, perhaps more importantly, between our team members. Part of a fulfilling career is not just doing work you love, but doing it alongside (and for) people you admire and grow to love. This is the Vi story. How will your story unfold?

Lead Cook

An opportunity exists on our highly accomplished culinary team. The selected candidate will have responsibility to work all production stations and assist the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef or Sous Chef in all areas of kitchen creating a high quality food product while maintaining the highest quality and standards.

Additional responsibilities include:

*Assigning work to other staff as directed

*Assisting with training and development of Cooks and Kitchen Attendants

*Assisting with menu development

*Maintaining kitchen equipment

*Assisting Kitchen Attendant and Pastry Chef as needed

Requirements

Qualified applicants will possess a minimum of 3 years of basic line cooking experience within a high quality restaurant, country club, hotel or senior living company. Must be proficient in sauté, sweat, poaching, stove cookery, stir fry and grilling/broiling and possess advanced knife skill with proficiency in butchering and seafood preparation. Basic knowledge of ordering fish, produce, etc. Requires strong communications skills, basic supervisory skills and ability to use a Point of Sale (POS) system and work in a team environment.

High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Some culinary education preferred. Possess or be willing and able to obtain Food Handler certificate, as required. Must possess a valid and current driver's license, where applicable.

Vi offers competitive compensation and exceptional benefits. Ours is a luxury work environment where opportunities for career development are delivered in ways few companies can match.

Bring life to your career.

Vi is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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