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Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS) is the leading operator of Manufactured Home Communities, RV Resorts, and Campgrounds in North America. ELS consists of nearly 400 resorts in 32 states and British Columbia and a team of over 4,000 employees. Our beautiful communities and parks are located in the most desirable regions of the country and we offer a variety of homes and camping options to meet a wide range of customers' needs. Our guests and residents enjoy rich vacation and lifestyle experiences in our various resorts.

We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Cook in Paicines, CA. A Cook is primarily responsible for overseeing the operation of a kitchen or cafe. They coordinate the daily food and beverage duties. Cooks also have many other duties beyond the kitchen. They review food and beverage purchases, conduct inventory counts, maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards. Must be organized and very responsible and be able to handle the influx of orders and have the knowledge of food preparation, food cost and food waste.

Job Duties include: 

  • Be attentive to receiving inventory and following FIFO technique 
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and other food preparation workers
  • Develop recipes and determine how to present the food in an appealing manner
  • Plan  and execute menus and ensure uniform serving sizes, quality of meals and serving times
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas for cleanliness and functionality
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies alongside the F&B manager
  • Monitor sanitation practices and follow kitchen safety standards 

Job Requirements include: 

  • Communication skills. 
  • Creativity. Cooks must be creative in order to develop and prepare interesting and innovative recipes. They should be able to use various ingredients to create appealing meals for their customers.
  • Dexterity. Cooks need excellent manual dexterity, including proper knife techniques for cutting, chopping, and dicing.
  • Leadership skills. Cooks must have the ability to motivate staff and develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with them.
  • Sense of taste and smell. Cooks must have a keen sense of taste and smell, to inspect food quality and to design meals that their customers enjoy.
  • Time-management skills. Cooks have additional responsibility of cleaning, prepping and inventory control
  • ServSafe Certification is a plus

We invite you to visit our web site at www.equitylifestyleproperties.com for additional information regarding our exceptional resort communities.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and thank all applicants.

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