The Cliffs Resort
  • Pismo Beach, CA, USA
  • Full Time

The Cliffs Resort

Position Description



Chef de Cuisine




Full Time

Reports to:

 Executive Chef


Position Summary:

Over see daily operation of Marisol kitchen. Maintain Costs of food and labor while increasing revenue over prior year.  Keep up with current culinary trends while keeping a modern Latin themed restaurant. Support and follow the executive chefs lead.



Essential Functions of the job:

  • Responsible for creating prep check lists for kitchen stations
  • Attend Staff, Safety, and all other meetings the hotel may provide
  • Create all menus, costing, standardization, and training.
  • Oversee and lead daily operations of the kitchen
  • Maintain pars on equipment, china, and other necessities so employees can do their job properly
  • Conduct daily pre-shift line up with front of the house
  • Keep good ambiance for employees
  • Meet, greet, and develop relationships with customers in the restaurant and at off site events
  • Keep the kitchen a safe and clean work environment for all employees



Qualifications          3-5 years prior restaurant experience; with sales exceeding 2 million Dollars in annual revenue

  • 2 year culinary degree, or accredited acf apprenticeship

  Additional Job Duties:

  • Attend seasonal off site promotional functions
  • Assist Executive Chef with daily functions, banquets, and take charge in the chefs absence
  • Continue Education through books, magazines, culinary schools, and chef seminars
  • Follow culinary trends
  • Build good morale for staff


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand continuously for the duration of the shift (eight hours).
  • Ability to lift small packages (under 40 pounds).
  • Ability to work in stressful situations.



Education, Experience, Skills:

  • High school diploma; college degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of guest services in a luxury hotel setting.
  • Excellent command of English language.
  • Ability to work with and manage people effectively.
  • Ability to multitask and work in mentally demanding situations.
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