1440 Multiversity
  • Kitchen Table
  • Scotts Valley, CA, USA
  • 25.00
  • Hourly
  • On-Call

Our Purpose

1440 Multiversity aligns with organizations, thought leaders, foundations and individuals who have a similar commitment to the greater good of humanity. We curate experiences for those seeking to make a difference in the world.

1440 Multiversity a vital organization to the world known for pioneering the art of deep hospitality ("a genuine love for strangers") starting in our own backyard. Our mission, goals and culture principles guide our actions in each of the 1440 minutes we are all granted each day. These fundamental beliefs are shared through a like-heartedness that exudes through all 1440 family members.

Choose a fulfilling career that allows you to inspire and enrich the world. Located in the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains, 1440 Multiversity is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit philanthropic campus and learning destination committed to creating hope for living well, and welcomes guests for weekend Rest & Renewal stays, private group retreats, immersive wellness weddings, luminary faculty program workshops, community learning events, and more. Our employees are the heart of this important work in fostering greater good in the world.

We are seeking team members who want to be a part of co-creating life-changing experiences while still having fun in their work, energizing, learning and growing with their colleagues. 1440 Multiversity is a workplace that welcomes your ideas, encourages collaboration with your team and embraces our employees as people first - providing opportunities for personal and professional growth while caring for our campus guests with "deep hospitality" from the heart. A Great Place to Work certified organization, we offer comprehensive benefits, a beautiful work environment and opportunities to participate in our learning experiences, as we all find new ways to Live, Lead, Love, Work and Wonder Well with the 1,440 minutes we are granted each day.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Sous Chef, the Cook I will assist in creating a delightful dining experience and food that is fresh, vibrant and nutritious. The Cook I prepares excellent quality food items in line with the Cuisine Profile and follows the professional functioning of the main kitchen cooking staff. The Cook I is responsible for ensuring all menu items are produced in the high standards set by the Executive Chef and participates in kitchen operations, safety and sanitation procedures. The Cook I works closely with the Sous Chefs and other food service managers to ensure efficient operations of the food service department in line with 1440's Cuisine Profile and mission, vision, values. The Cook I will be assigned a specific area that they will be responsible for setting up with their team. The Cook I models a passion for 1440's food services vision.


  • Prepares and cooks food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist
  • Accountable for following all recipes approved by Executive Chef
  • Prepares special meals or substitute items
  • Regulates temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters
  • Pulls food from freezer storage to thaw in the refrigerator. Ensures proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish. Maintains food proper logs
  • Monitors the quality and quantity of food that is prepared
  • Communicates assistance needed during busy periods. Informs Chefs of excess food items for use in daily specials
  • Informs F&B service staff of 86'ed, Items the kitchen is out of, items and available menu specials. Ensure the quality of the food items
  • Prepares cold foods properly
  • Accountable for following all SOP's (Standard Operating Procedure)

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Follows all company and safety and security policies and procedures; reports maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; completes safety training and certifications
  • Standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time and ensuring a professional appearance in a clean uniform. Ability to complete safety training and certification as condition of employment
  • Ability to work 8-10 hour shifts, nights, weekends, and Holidays as needed
  • Cleanliness, including high standards of personal hygiene
  • Speaks with others using clear and professional language. Develops and maintains positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals
  • Ensures adherence to quality expectations and standards
  • Ability to stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time in hot and cold temperatures
  • High-level of knowledge in farm-to-table, natural foods and staying current regarding food service and cuisine trends


  • Medical, dental, vision,
  • Group Life/AD&D and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Discount marketplace - Insurance (Pet Insurance, ID Theft Protection, Auto Insurance and much more)
  • Discount marketplace - Discounts (Travel, auto, electronic and apparel and much more)

AAP/EEO Statement

1440 Multiversity provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, 1440 Multiversity complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

1440 Multiversity expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of 1440 Multiversity's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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