Grill Cook

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/16/2024 9:50 AM)
Regular Full-Time
Property Name
Salt Wood Kitchen and Oysterette
3295 Dunes Dr Marina California 93933 US
USD $21.00/Hr.
USD $23.00/Hr.




Hourly service ranging from 1pm - 11pm. Grill Cooks will be cooking on the hotline alongside our chefs, picking up dinner, IRD, and banquet items as well as the preparation and execution of items on the AM Production list. A strong work ethic, positive mental attitude, the ability to adapt in high pressure situations, and a desire to learn new techniques is a must. Reliability & flexibility are highly considered in our application process.


Pay rate will depend on experience, flexibility, and growth.



PM Lead/Tournant – PM Supervisor – Sous Chef – Banquet Chef – Chef de Cuisine – Executive Chef



  • Preparing food of consistent quality following recipes with production and portion standards.
  • Proper use of prep lists and ability to assess items that can be prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over-produce estimated needs causing excess and waste.
  • Checking pars at beginning of shifts and able to determine necessary preparations for station and hotline set-up noting any out-of-stock items or possible shortages using said prep lists.
  • Ability to set up and break down stations properly using Opening/Closing Checklists.
  • Dating all food containers, consolidating, and rotating as per HHM and CA food handler standards (FIFO), making sure that all perishables are kept in proper containers and at proper temperatures including all products being received from vendors such as produce, seafood, proteins, and dry goods.
  • Assisting in suggestions for setting up plans of action to correct any food cost problems, mitigating food waste, and loss as per HHM standards.
  • Operate, maintain, organize, and properly clean kitchen tools, and equipment.
  • Organize, consolidate, clean, and maintain all food storage areas, freezer, and walk-ins
  • Practicing safe work habits, wearing PPE and following MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Performing other duties as requested by management.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Positive mental attitude.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to adapt and persevere in high pressure situations.
  • 2 years of relevant experience.



  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.




People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It


The current team at Saltwood is determined to consistently create a thoughtfully nuanced experience throughout a variety of hospitality offerings. We ask all of our team members to participate in knowledgeable and respectful communication with guests and each other, coming to work with a desire to learn and work together. Each position in our team requires teamwork, a flexible schedule, an ability to stay calm within a busy environment, most of all the ability to multitask and stay organized.

About Us

Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette - the culinary destination of the Monterey area. Salt Wood features three distinct dining environments - a full-service dining room, lively bar and lounge and al fresco dining patio. Our experiential oyster bar and central live-fire kitchen act as the heart and hearth of the restaurant. From cocktails on the patio to large group parties held in our multifunctional meeting space and private dining rooms, Salt Wood offers an experience like no other.


Salt Wood


HHM Hotels is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other group protected by law.


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