Culinary Specialist - 60063-1A

Updated: Apr 18, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Samueli Integrative Health

Job Opening ID: 60063
Reports To: Executive Chef
Working Title: Culinary Specialist
Department: Samueli Integrative Health
Bargaining Unit: SX
Payroll Job Code: 005652
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: Varied


Position Summary:

The UCI Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute is reimagining healthcare, complementing conventional treatments with integrative services that are informed by science and incorporated into the training of future health professionals to advance a model of team-based, whole-person care that helps patients achieve their best heath.

Under supervision of Executive Chef and or Cook, Food Service Worker will assist with the preparation and serving of food, proper food handling, proper knife and equipment handling, proper sanitation, set-up of line in orderly fashion, customer service and cleaning of equipment including pots and pans.


Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

$18.90 - $24.44 (Hourly Rate) Expected Pay Range within the Full Salary Range $18.90 - $24.44 (Hourly Rate)



Knowledge of food preparation. Knowledge of safe food handling guidelines. Operating equipment correctly, stocking ability. Cleaning and sanitizing. Skill to communicate clearly to a variety of people.  Must speak, read and write in English.


Speak, read, and write in Spanish.


Special Conditions Required:

Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and special events.


Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

Background Check and Live Scan

Legal Right to work in the United States

Vaccination Policies

Smoking and Tobacco Policy

Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act


Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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