[{{ $ctrl._job.status.name | translate}}] Exciting Needed Sous Chef in California!
Trader Vic's Emeryville

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Sous Chef position at this creative Bay-side Restaurant! Rotate through Supervisor, Operations and Financial positions.

With over 30 locations worldwide, this restaurant specializes expertly crafted cocktails, exotic cuisines, and exceptional service while delivering a first-class experience in a fun environment. With your succesful completion of your J1 program, you might have the opportunity to transfer to another restaurant location throughout the world. Your career will just be starting! Apply today!

Pay: $15.60 per hour based on a 40-50 hour week.

Benefits: Trainees will begin with 5 days (40 hours) of Floating Paid Time Off (FPTO) and 3 days (24 hours) of Sick Pay. The trainee may use that time off after passing their 90-day introductory period. If they are given a visa extension past the initial year, the trainee will receive another 5 days (40 hours) of Floating Paid Time Off (FPTO) and 3 days (24 hours) of Sick Pay. This may be used immediately after receipt. Any unused FPTO will be paid out at the completion of their employment.

A chef uniform will be offered. Corporate Housing included. The Restaurant offers their candidates corporate housing in a shared 2 bedroom apartment with one and a half bath, fully furnished. The resident facility also boasts 4 pools, a tennis court, gym, sauna, and racquetball court if they’d like to pay a $50 membership fee. It is literally a stone’s throw away from the restaurant taking maybe a total of a 2 minute walk. It is also conveniently located to a free shuttle which stops at various points in Emeryville and directly to the Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) where they can hop on a 20 minute train ride directly into San Francisco. The only cost to the candidate includes the cost for groceries, otherwise meals on site at the restaurant are included.  Arrangements must be communciated and made prior to candidate's arrival.

The restaurant will provide staff meals at the end of the shift and  the trainees are also allowed to have their meals at the restaurant on their days off, with the exception of Mondays when the restaurant is closed.   They will reimburse the trainee for their Visa expense once they arrive (proof of payment required).


Culinary Graduate with at least 2 years of prior Chef de Partie or Jr Sous experience or prior Sous Chef experience would be a best fit.

*Eligibility criteria for our Career USA programs: - you are enrolled in a post secondary ministerially recognized academic institution in the hospitality industry OR - you have a hospitality degree and at least 1 year of recent relevant work experience in the (ultra) luxury hotel industry (outside of the USA) OR - you have 5 years recent relevant work experience in the (ultra) luxury hotel industry (outside the USA) - you have shown consistent career growth over the last years - you have shown serious commitment to your most recent employers

Job type
Internship, Graduate program, Full-time
Emeryville, CA, United States
F&B kitchen, Chocolate Arts, Bakery/Pastry
Starting in
September 2019
Contract duration
Pay range
$15.60 per hour

HRC International

HRC international is an international training and career development company for the hospitality industry that has been providing qualified Rooms Division, Food and Beverage and Culinary talents at full service hotels since 1995.

We are in the global business of connecting the best possible employers with the best possible employees. We achieve this by establishing long-lasting relationships and never putting profits before people. In doing so, we rank among the world’s leaders in international hospitality training and career development.

Our portfolio includes well known international brands, 4 and 5 * luxury hotels and (Michelin) fine dining restaurants.

We assist you from A to Z and we make it super easy for you! Along the way we give you advise and career coaching tailored to your personal situation.

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