Salad and Food Prep

  Encinitas Retreat

We are seeking a full-time Salad and Food Prep for our Kitchen in Encinitas. This position is 5 days (Friday through Tuesday), 40 hours per week. Training will be provided.  In order to be considered for the position, you must be available to work weekends.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience with large quantity food preparation or restaurant experience.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision after training.
  • Must be able to perform responsibilities in a manner that meets organization’s standards. 
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Must work well with different personalities in close proximity and be able to communicate and treat others in a respectful and appropriate manner.
  • Ability to follow directions accurately including quantity food preparation techniques. 
  • Must be able to operate standard quantity food service equipment and commercial food equipment as instructed in accordance with safety guidelines and protocols.
  • Basic math skills required. 
  • Must be able to lift and transport up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time while prepping food, cleaning and cooking/baking.  
  • Food Handler’s Certificate preferred. Training provided so that this may be obtained, if other required knowledge, skills and abilities are present.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English.
  • A minimum of 4 years of high school or the equivalent skills.



  • Preparation of a variety of entrées, soups, salads, vegetables, breakfast foods, juices, fruits, breads and desserts.
  • The ability to calculate measurements used in cooking and performing large-scale quantity cooking.
  • Ability to follow recipes.
  • Handle all commercial food equipment as instructed in accordance with safety guidelines and protocols.
  • Responsible to keep immediate work area clean and orderly.
  • Preparation of all food within SERVSAFE guidelines.
  • Responsible to follow SRF’s policies and established processes.
  • Other position related tasks as assigned.


Local candidates only please. No reimbursement for relocation costs offered for this position. Please e-mail your resume and salary requirements to resumes@yogananda-srf.org. You may also reply via fax to (323) 276-5623. 

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