Michelin rated California Restaurant offering Chef de Partie position!
Salary: 17.50/hr based on 32-40 hours. Overtime if over 40 hours.
Host company will supply a custom chef coat, 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.
Located on the riverbank in downtown Napa, this upscale hotel is 3 minutes' walk from the Napa Valley Wine Train and a 5-minute stroll from Oxbow Public Market.
A revitalizing respite amid the breathtaking California wine country, The Westin Verasa Napa blends downtown convenience with upscale comfort. Unwind in rejuvenating hotel accommodations with plush furnishings, 24-hour room service, coffee makers and cable channels. Stay just down the road from Oxbow Public Market and right across the street from the famous Napa Wine Train. Immerse yourself in Napa Valley's world-class wineries and spend some time exploring the vibrant downtown retail and dining district. Plan inspiring meetings, weddings and social engagements in versatile event spaces, enhanced by skilled event coordinators and talented catering professionals. After an unforgettable day of business, shopping or wine tasting, ignite your senses with delectable French and California cuisine at our on-site La Toque Restaurant and Bank Café and Bar. Treat yourself to the best at our resort-style hotel in Northern California.
About the restaurant:
Indulge in a fusion of French and Californian cuisines created by Michelin star-winning chef Ken Frank at La Toque, the on-site restaurant of The Westin Verasa Napa. Peruse our extensive wine list or let our knowledgeable staff recommend the ideal pairing of food and wine.
Napa Valley is a stunning region located in Northern California. Though it is famous for its wine production, the region has that and 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!
Housing: Housing in Napa can be challenging and expensive averaging a one bedroom unfurnished to be $1800+. We recommend that you consider rooming with another J-1 or local share the cost of the living.
Transportation: 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.
Due to limited (or no) local transportation, it is best for you to purchase a car or moped upon your arrival to get around. You will need your international driver’s license so you can purchase a car or moped to purchase, then you can live further outside the city center to cut down on costs. You will need to also insure your car/moped monthly. We advise you to bring additional $3000 for this option.
Climate: The Napa Valley is blessed with several microclimates that vary in temperature from one another, one of the reasons that such a wide range of wine grape varietals grow so well here. As a whole, temperatures in the valley vary strongly between the early morning and the evening. Throughout the year, depending on weather conditions, evening temperatures can be as much as 30 degrees cooler than daytime temperatures, and daytime temperatures can vary as much as 10 degrees at the same time of day between the northern and southern portions of the valley.
Castello di Amorosa: https://castellodiamorosa.com/
Oxbow Public Market: https://oxbowpublicmarket.com/
Domaine Carneros: https://www.domainecarneros.com/
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