California Pizza Kitchen Job Application / Salary Range
The California Pizza Kitchen was started by two attorneys Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax in 1985. The gentlemen live in the Beverly Hills area and wanted to start a special pizza restaurant that depicted the California foods created from Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills. It was such a huge success that the owners could hardly believe how well the pizza industry could evolve.
In 1992 Pepsi Company paid each owner $17.5 million dollars for the business. They believed that they had paid too much for the business but pushed for a faster expansion. The restaurant chain now has 230 locations in 32 states and nine other countries. The company also features 26 California Pizza Kitchen ASAP kiosks designed to serve passengers at airports and shopping malls. The company also licensed its name to Kraft Foods to distribute a line of premium frozen pizzas.
Job Description/Average Wage
Hostess: The hostess greets the customers when they first enter the restaurant taking their name and seating them. The Hostess often will help provide booster seats for toddlers and crayons and coloring menus. The Hostess may serve the adults coffee while they are waiting for the order or they may serve pitchers of soda. The average wage for a Hostess is $8.00 an hour.
Server: The server is the one who takes the order from the family and puts it into the cooks and then they will serve the order when it is finished. They must serve the order fresh and hot. The average wage for a server is $23,000 yearly.
Dishwasher: The dishwasher is going to be in charge of cleaning up tables, washing the dishes as well as putting them back in order. The dishwasher is going to also assist the kitchen staff with any issues that they need help with. The average wage for this particular position is anywhere from $8 to $10 a hour.
Cook: A cook will work in the kitchen assisting those with orders that come through. All orders will be cooked to perfection according to the company policy. In your downtime, you’re going to assist with making sure that the kitchen stays clean. The average wage can range from $10 to $14 a hour.
Restaurant Manager: The restaurant manager is responsible for the operations of the restaurant, taking care of the employee’s and making sure that the customers are properly cared for along with making sure that the food is always fresh. The average wage for a restaurant manager is $46,000 a year.
- Health Care packages
- 401 (k)
- Many other features in accordance to the employee’s position and length of time with the company.
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