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Assistant Cook

Encinitas Refectory

We are seeking a full-time Assistant Cook for our Kitchen in Encinitas. 


Preparation of entrées, soups, sides, salads, vegetables, breakfast foods, juices, fruit, breads and desserts.

The ability to calculate measurements used in cooking and performing large-scale quantity cooking.

Handle all commercial food equipment as instructed in accordance with safety guidelines.

Must be focused and able to keep work station clean and orderly.

Preparation of all food within SERVSAFE guidelines.

Responsible to follow the organization’s established policies and procedures.

Responsible to follow SRF’s policies and established processes.

Other position related tasks as assigned.


Experience with large quantity food preparation preferred.

Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.

Must be flexible and work well with others.

Ability to follow directions accurately including quantity food preparation techniques.

Ability to operate standard quantity food service equipment.

Must be able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds, and push and pull up to 100 pounds. Work involves continuous periods of standing, repetitive wrist and forearm motions

Food Handler’s Certificate preferred but will provide training to obtain.

Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English.

A minimum of 4 years of high school or the equivalent skills.

Basic math skills required.

This position is 4 days, 32 hours per week. Training will be provided.  In order to be considered for the position, you must be available to work weekends.

Local candidates only please.  No reimbursement for relocation costs offered for this position.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes paid vacation and sick time as well as group medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, retirement and AFLAC.

Please email your resume and salary requirements to resumes@yogananda-srf.org.  You may also reply via fax to (323) 276-5623.  No phone calls please.

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