Job Description



Harvest Restaurant at Castle Hot Springs Resort is actively seeking experienced chefs to join the Culinary team at the Castle Hot Springs located 40 miles north of Phoenix.  Harvest Restaurant’s scratch kitchen will utilize rare organic fruits and vegetables from the Castle Hot Springs Farm & Greenhouse to create unique culinary offerings.  Our onsite farm, greenhouse and citrus orchard will produce over 150 variety of organic fruits and vegetables for Harvest restaurant and bar.  

Come cook with our team of passionate culinary professionals reopening October 1, 2019. 

Additionally, we offer the opportunity to learn on the job in a state if the art professional kitchen with competitive pay, great benefits too!

Position Title:        Cook II

Position Summary:  Prepares to order all menu items as required in an advanced  capacity. Approaches the job in an organized, professional manner.  Maintains a clean station at all times. Performs any required menu preparation.


Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the preparation, taste and presentation of all menu items in an advanced capacity on assigned station. Prepare a set par according to distinct levels of business. Must be knowledgeable regarding approved and safe food-handling techniques. Responsible for compliance with Yavapai County Health Dept regulations on assigned station at all times. (i.e.: approved drink containers, utilizing sanitizer, refrigerator temperatures etc.)


  • Cook and serve all items required by menu, following designated recipes and procedures. Required to work long hours standing in one area and in extreme heat. Must be able to work on slippery surfaces, and work well under pressure.


  • Break down and thoroughly clean station at the end of a meal and the end of a shift. Avoid waste through the proper preparation and storage of food.


  • Check with supervisors as to special projects or instructions.


  • Perform any job related task as directed by supervisor.


  • Be familiar with Castle Hot Springs guidelines and procedures, and conduct yourself accordingly. Always projects a positive attitude and spirit of teamwork. Respects the priorities of others


  • May be scheduled to relieve other cooks within the company.


  • Take the initiative in maintaining a clean, safe and sanitary working environment.


Specific job knowledge, skill and ability:

 The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

 A least three years’ experience in a kitchen, with ability to work various stations with a minimum of supervision.

  • Prior grill and broiler experience.
  • Must be experienced in the preparation of soups and sauces.
  • Must be able to consistently deliver high quality product quickly and while under pressure.
  • Must be self-motivated, organized, fast and even-tempered.
  • Must adhere to practices of occupational safety and health including wearing personal protective equipment when required.

Uniform Requirements

  • Chefs jacket and apron to be provided by the company.
  • Sturdy polished black work shoes, to be provided by the employee.

 County Legal Requirements

  • Must possess a valid Yavapai County Health Dept. Food Handlers card.