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Department: Food and Beverage
Salary/Hourly Rate: $13.65 - $17.00 Per Hour
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La Costa Glen Carlsbad is currently hiring outstanding cooks, to work full time 11:30am - 8:00pm.

Why you would want this job:

You will be a part of a culinary team which crafts distinctive dishes and cultivates an authentic food experience for our residents. Gain the experience necessary to take your career to the next level. Pastry Arts, Banquet Preparations, Pre Fix dinner events, Private Cooking Demonstration, Theme dinning, Hallmark Dinners and Guest Chefs are all part of the LCG culinary experience.

Enjoy working in a fast pace professional environment while learning to prepare a variety of international cuisines from home-style, French Gourmet, Italian, Indian and Asian. Our menus change daily and rotate with the seasons. We use only the best available product on the market.

The Ideal Candidate:

You bring the dishes that the chef creates to life. The chef relies on you to "get it right" and you take pride in making it happen. The bustle and sometimes intensity of the kitchen energizes you. You understand the importance of staying within budget and know exactly how much to prep. You also understand that cleanliness in the kitchen and safe food handling is key. The kitchen team is tight and you're a valued player. And as a motivated active listener, you're well positioned to learn all things culinary.

If you're ready to take your culinary passion to the next level, consider an opportunity as Cook with La Costa Glen. Our Culinary managers have come from some of San Diego most distinguished hotels and resorts, including Rancho Bernardo Inn, La Valencia Hotel, Rancho Valencia Resort, Cala Ve Resort and Spa, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe to name a few. Get the tools you need to grow your culinary career and build a path of success!


  • Bring the recipes you read to life by accurately reading & following the instructions
  • Communicate effectively with all sorts of interesting people
  • Cultivate an authentic food experience for our residents by bringing your creativity to the creation of distinctive dishes


  • Competitive wages
  • Annual Resident Gift Fund
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with generous match
  • We promote from within
  • Training to grow your skills
  • Set schedules (always work a full 40 hours)
  • Security of employment (we are not seasonal)
  • Full uniform provided
  • Knives
  • Gas Cards, Gift Cards
  • Bus pass (up to $50/month)
  • Free meals
  • Full Time and Part Time shifts available
  • Respect


  • Minimum one year experience as a cook in a hotel, restaurant, club or similar institution
  • Ability to plan and organize work, to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications and standards
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Some knowledge of nutrition and diet
  • Culinary education preferred
  • Prior to beginning work at our community, applicants must complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) skin test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice (over 18 only). The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.

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We are an equal opportunity employer
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