Looking for a passionate cook to train at this 1 star Michelin restaurant!
5* Luxury Resort seeking talented chef! Rotate through Entremetier station, Hot Appetizers, Garde Manger, and Fish station! Train under the amazing Robert Curry, One Star Michelin Chef. He's been at this property since 2005. This luxury hotel is a member of Relais & Chateaux, an international association of 427 elite independent hotels and restaurants in 43 countries. Perched on the slopes of Rutherford Hill, overlooking the valley of verdant vines, this property echoes the Mediterranean feeling of the wine country with its French accented country inn ambiance.
One meal per shift is provided complimentary. Complimentary uniform. Candidate to bring their own knives.
The property will provide housing up to 14 days, based on hotel availability. The trainee will need to purchase a car and have a drivers license from their home country which will a shorter process to obtain a drivers license in the state of CA.
Housing Suggestions: Housing in Napa is expensive and it is still recommended that you start reviewing housing in the area prior to your arrival. The average one bedroom apartment starts around $1600 per month, unfurnished, not including utilities. Keep in mind without any credit it the USA you will need to pay first and last month rent as a deposit. It is advised as a J-1 exchange visitor that you look into options of sharing housing with other locals and/or J-1 exchange visitors. By doing so, you can reduce the costs per month to around $900.
It is recommended to have start up funds of at least $3000 or more with you in the first month. Remember to consider the cost of purchasing a vehicle and insurance, thus you will need additional funds for this. On average, a J-1 participant can expect to pay upwards of $150.00 per month in vehicle insurance.
Below are some resources regarding housing in the area:
If you are training in a position that works with any sort of food handling capacity, i.e. Culinary or Food & Beverage, they must immediately apply for their Food Handlers Certificate upon arriving in the US. It’s very simple and they can visit www.cafoodhandlers.com to study and take the test. The cost is only $10 and it’s valid for 3 years.
On average, there are 260 sunny days per year in Napa, California.
|Culinary||Hot Appetizer Station Trainee||2 Months|
|Entremetier||Cook/demi chef||3 Months|
|Fish station||Cook/demi Chef||3 Months|
|Garde Manger||Cook/demi chef||3 Months|