Culinary Chef de Partie program at the famous Meadowood!
Amazing property to gain hands on work experience at this 5 Star Forbes Napa property to jump start your career!
Do you enjoy the outdoors with plenty of sun year round? Discover the beautiful Wine Country in California while you are taste testing all the wines from the region, explore by hot air balloon or rail!
The host employer will provide a uniform but you will need to bring your own knives and non slip shoes. An employee meal is provided per shift.
The property will house you up to 14 days complimentary. No Airport pick up.
$22.00 per hour
Napa Valley is a stunning region located in Northern California. Though it is famous for its wine production, the region has so much more to offer. With countless trails to explore, Napa Valley is a beautiful place for nature lovers of all sorts. From stunning vistas, to adorable downtown area, Napa has something for everyone! Of course amongst all of the charm and class that the town exudes, Napa is most famous for its world famous wine production! Explore countless vineyards and winetasting opportunities around and outside of the town! For a list of specific activities and a list of websites that offer further explanations on things to do around Napa, please view the “Local Attractions” section of this document.
The average one bedroom apartment in Napa, California costs around $2,000 a month. It is recommended that candidates reach out to other J1s in the area so they can try to find housing with one of them to help lower the cost of their monthly housing. Please note, without established credit your first and last month’s rent may be required as a deposit. HRC recommends you arrive with at least $5,000 as startup capital and to help secure housing. See here for housing options: Rooomies, Spareroom, Hotpads, Forrent, Zillow.
Travel around Napa Valley can be challenging depending on where you are living. It is entirely possible that you may need a car during your time here. Remember to consider the cost of purchasing a vehicle and vehicle insurance. On average, a J-1 participant can expect to pay upwards of $400 on a used car payment per month and $150.00 per month for vehicle insurance. That being said, there is a modest bus system that goes around Napa called The VINE.
See here for climate info.
Napa Outdoors, Skyline Park, Napa Valley Paddle, Napa Valley Balloons, Discovery Kingdom, Wine Country Trekking, Napa Valley Film Fest.
|Garde Manger||Cook/demi chef||2 Months|
|Meat/Grill station (hot line)||Cook/demi chef||3 Months|
|Banquets||Cook/demi chef||3 Months|
|Restaurant||Supervisor / Chef de partie||3 Months|