Culinary training program at French Restaurant in Napa!

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Create New French cuisine at this Refined California Restaurant! Chef Ken Frank’s landmark restaurant, La Toque has earned a Michelin Star every year they have been awarded in Wine Country. Don't miss out on this exciting experience and apply to this program now!
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Placement Remarks

Host company will supply a custom chef coat, the trainee will provide appropriate pants and non-slip shoes
A meal provided complimentary per shift worked
The J1 will not accrue any personal time off or vacation during their program.
14 days of accommodations will be provided upon arrival.
Host company will pick up J1 at airport upon arrival.

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17.50/hr based on 32-40 hours. Overtime if over 40 hours.
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Local attractions

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. See the weather in Napa and interesting things to do here.

Housing: The average 1-bedroom apartment in Napa, California costs around $2,000/month. Home-sharing is recommended to help lower the cost of their monthly housing (roomies). Please note, that without established credit, your first and last month’s rent may be required as a deposit. HRC recommends you arrive with $5,000+ as startup capital and to help secure housing. You can check Spareroom, Hotpads, Forrent or Zillow

Transportation: Traveling around Napa Valley can be a challenge depending on where you are living. 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.

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La Toque
Napa, CA
October 3, 2022
Chef - Commis
17.50 per hour
Once you click the apply button, one of our wonderful career consultants will be notified of your interest in this position and will get back to you within two business days. When you qualify for the placement, the next step will be an introductory call to see if we can meet your expectations.
Job Rotations
Department Position Duration
Orientation Orientation 1 Months
Restaurant Cook/demi chef 3 Months
Banquets Cook/demi chef 4 Months
Restaurant Supervisor / Chef de partie 2 Months
Banquets Supervisor / Chef de partie 2 Months

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