Chumash Casino Resort
Employment Status
Full Time
Specific Work Schedule
Food and Beverage

Cafe Room Chef



In a competitive market where quality of food, great entertainment, and guest satisfaction can mean everything, the need for exceptional people is where it begins. Do you have what it takes?

We are looking for a dynamic Cafe Room Chef to carry on our 4 Diamond standards.  If you are looking for a new opportunity, come join our Team!  The Chumash Casino Resort is a premier employer in Santa Barbara County located in the beautiful wine country of Santa Ynez, California.  

The Cafe Room Chef manages and organizes the activities of the Chumash Cafe to maintain the highest standards of food quality, cost control, and consistency.



  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate

Additional Requirements:

  • Two-year Culinary Arts Degree.
  • Four years of pastry experience required, preferably in a Lead capacity or higher within a 4-5 diamond establishment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in order to provide clear direction to the pastry team.
  • Able to execute and train all baking and pastry disciplines to the highest levels
  • Able to execute and train all baking and pastry disciplines to the highest levels 
  • Proficient with the use of kitchen tools and equipment, baking skills and measurements.
  • Must be able to organize, plan, estimate, and use basic math skills to plan production.
  • Must be able to to properly handle and store all pastry smallware tools and knives. 
  • Able to follow and/or convert recipes. 
  • Must be able to plan and supervise the daily operations of the kitchen. 
  • Must be able to produce quality products on a consistent basis. 
  • Basic computer proficiency. 
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills.
  • Must be flexible and be able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Must obtain food handler card within 30 days of employment.
  • Must apply for, receive, and maintain a Gaming License from the Tribal Gaming Agency.
  • Native American hiring preference applies.