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On Call Line Cook

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R-03608 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Aug. 17, 2023

Job Summary:

Would you enjoy working with a top-talent Culinary Team, using only the finest quality ingredients, and serving to an appreciative and discerning group of people? How about getting nights and weekends off, as well as holidays, so you can enjoy your family and friends? If you are talented, passionate about food, friendly and curious, come and join us at Pixar Animation Studios. Our Culinary Team seeks talented and reliable cooks, with vast experience in all kitchen stations. This is an on-call position averaging 25-40 hours per week. Pixar uses the highest quality, seasonal and local ingredients for its weekly changing menus. The two Cafes hold the highest standard of excellence for the Film Studio members.

  • Able to work in a variety of stations

  • Strong knife skills with precision technique

  • Ability to follow and execute recipes

  • Organized worker

  • Self-starter


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking, fine dining preferred

  • Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel, and studio guests

  • Demonstrated excellence in guest service skills: reliable, consistent, informative and pleasant

  • Able to work in a variety of stations with proper and proficient cooking techniques for the Grill, Sauté, Pizza oven and Garde manger.


  • Verbal communication, including speech and response to spoken questions

  • Able to work in a continuously-standing position for five or more hours

  • Able to work with hands continuously

  • Frequent bending, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 50 pounds

The hiring range for this position in Emeryville is $39,185.00 to $50,710.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renoinswned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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