Cook III


Position Summary:

Prepare high quality food products as assigned in accordance health and safety practices.

Job Duties:

  • Follow proper payroll and uniform procedures.
  • Run the day to day operation of the assigned station.
  • Check and complete mise en place and pars and set-up the station.
  • Complete requisitions, obtain proper signatures, and submit to the Purchasing department.
  • Communicate with the Chef de Cuisine, the Sous Chefs and the Executive Chef regarding menu items, problem situations or shortages.
  • Work closely with standard recipes and plate presentations in order to maintain standards of quality in production and presentation.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with other employees.
  • Store items properly at the end of the shift.
  • Ensure a clean, neat and organized work area.
  • Handle and report any accident immediately, no matter how minor.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times to reflect the high standards of hotel. 
  • Respond properly in any hotel emergency or safety situation.
  • Follow all guidelines for timely food service to guests.
  • Maintain food service sanitation certification and use all learned standards within the kitchen. 
  • Maintain knowledge of the hotel, daily events, safety and service standards.
  • 10’-5’-3’ rule.
  • Embody mission, vision and values of the hotel daily.
  • Ensure daily line-up attendance.
  • Perform other tasks or projects as assigned or requested.      

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate and an apprenticeship, cooking school or culinary institute education.
  • Pantry cook; assigned station (cold or hot); is developing cooking techniques at various temperatures.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high pressured environment.
  • Ability to work not traditional working hours, weekends and all holidays.
  • Possess current health department certifications required to work in a kitchen.
  • Must have current California Food Handler Card or willingness and ability to obtain California Food Handling Card before first day of employment.


About Us:
Fashion Island Hotel (a part of Irvine Company’s Coastal Collection) is located in the heart of Newport Beach and is an oasis of premium coastal luxury - with a pulse.

With stunning city and harbor views, impeccably designed guest rooms and suites, more than 23,000 feet of event space including the largest ballroom in Newport Beach and much more—Fashion Island Hotel is in the center of it all.

Our employee community is comprised of hard-working, dedicated hospitality professionals who deliver genuine, personalized service that stays with guests long after they’ve left. It’s an environment populated with talented, passionate and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.


The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.