Bluestone Lane
  • 26-Aug-2019 to 25-Oct-2019 (PST)
  • Los Altos, CA, USA
  • Variable / Full time

Premium cafe and coffee brand, Bluestone Lane, is on the lookout for an energetic and experienced Lead Cook to join our Los Altos Cafe in our fast-growing San Francisco Bay region! 

Australian inspired, Bluestone Lane, is quickly expanding from the east to the west coast of America and beyond, makes a difference to our locals' daily ritual, every day. With a keen attention to detail, quality service and human connection, we are looking for likeminded individuals to join our team. We would like to hear from you if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are a team player and strive to consistently provide excellent customer service!  

The lead cook is responsible for all kitchen functions, including but not limited to food purchasing, receiving, preparation and maintenance of quality standards, safety, sanitation and cleanliness. The kitchen manager ensures that food served always meets Bluestone Lane standards of excellence. The candidate must be comfortable working in small, open kitchens, and have strong knowledge of food safety. 

Our team benefit from: 

  • Amazing career development opportunities 
  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • No late nights! Shifts vary from 7:00am-7:00pm, allowing for a great work-life balance
  • Generous company discounts 
  • Healthcare (for full-time staff) 
  • Fun team events 
  • Great working environment & company culture

The ideal candidate: 

  • Experience maintaining food costs
  • Experience in catering/events/meals to go programs
  • Training of new and current staff whilst providing excellent products to our locals
  • Embodying Bluestone Lane culture and core values
  • Perform necessary administrative tasks including scheduling, inventory management/ordering and required communication
  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment for staff and customers

Skills and qualifications:

  • Must be able to work in small kitchen environments with mainly electric appliances
  • Knowledge of Food Safety
  • Ability to read and execute recipes from a simple menu
  • Minimum two years' prep/line cook experience, preferably in a high-volume cafe environment
  • Minimum two years' supervisory experience in a kitchen environment
  • Computer Saavy
  • Ability to work in high-pressure environments
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate and train team members
  • Accreditation with Department of Health for Food Protection Certificate
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and English verbal communication skills
  • Completion of Bluestone Lane People Management Module
  • Maintain all local and DOH certificates required by state officials


Visit us at
www.bluestonelane.com to learn more about working with our incredible team. We look forward to speaking with you soon!   

- Bluestone Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to celebrating diversity within our teams. We encourage inclusive environments for all, where we respect and empower individuals. -

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