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Line Cook ($300 Sign-on Bonus!)

Department: Food and Beverage
Salary/Hourly Rate: $0 - $0 Per Hour

The Line Cook is responsible for the preparation of all food items as per standardized recipes.  This position is FT working 12pm-8pm with flexibility and some weekend availability if possible. 


  •  Prepares all soups, stocks, sauces; boils, braises and roasts items as per standardized recipes.
  •  Prepares and serves all sautéed, fried, grilled, steamed and baked items as per standardized recipes.
  •  Prepares or directs the preparation of all food served, following standard recipes and special diet orders. Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours, so that excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.
  •  Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus and seeing that supplies are obtained from storage areas in adequate time for meal production.


  •  Maintains assigned work station in a safe and sanitary condition.
  •  Maintains acceptable standards of personal hygiene and complies with department dress code.
  •  Attends in-service training and education sessions as assigned.
  •  Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.


  •  A minimum of 1 year of experience in kitchen preparing and cooking food.
  •  At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
  •  Must be able to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing, with managers and kitchen personnel.
  •  Ability to use standard industrial kitchen appliances required.  
  •  Must have a current food handlers card.

About University Village Thousand Oaks:

University Village is a resort-style retirement community located in Thousand Oaks, in Ventura County. The community is contained securely on more than 65 acres of picturesque hills and valleys. University Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) offering a variety of villas and apartment homes to hundreds of residents. Full services are provided, including fine dining, housekeeping and laundry, maintenance services, transportation, fitness classes, wellness programs, and numerous activities.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at our community. We are committed to hiring high quality, professional and caring individuals. We value and recognize the importance of supporting, training, and retaining our employees to better serve our residents. We look for employees with a passion for customer service.

Prior to beginning work at our community, applicants must complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice (over 18 only). The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.

University Village offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a Safe Harbour 401(k) plan with match.

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