Fine Dining Cook

Meridian Restaurant and Bar – Pacific City, Oregon
Department Meridian Restaurant and Bar
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Headlands Coastal Lodge and Spa is a luxury retreat catering to adventure-seekers and the active Pacific NW lifestyle.  Our restaurant offers ocean-to-table cuisine and an expansive view of the Pacific City beach.

Meridian seats 40 in the main dining area and an additional 16 at the open bar. Bar seating also serves as a chef’s table, with food prepared table-side.

Pacific City

Pacific City is off the beaten path on a relatively undiscovered stretch of the majestic Oregon Coast.  Cape Kiwanda, in Pacific City, enjoys a storied connection to the ocean, local rivers, beachfront and majestic outdoor playground.  Surfing, kayaking, hiking, photography, beach-combing, and fishing are just some of the outdoor activities enjoyed in this beautiful beach town.

What you get to do

Our Culinary Team works collaboratively to deliver an exceptional five star dining experience and fun, energetic vibe.  Serve a seasonal, ocean-to-table menu focusing on Northwest coastal cuisine. The restaurant sources from the sea, local vendors and Mary’s Herb Garden at the lodge.  Be empowered and have fun creating an exceptional experience for our guests and our employees. 

  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Chef, Sous Chef, and your teammates to flawlessly execute the menu and service principles.
  • Leverage your knowledge and passion to create a five star guest experience.
  • Ensure every guest and employee interaction delivers our brand promise.
  • Contribute to Meridian’s reputation of being an Employer of Choice for experienced, skilled, fine dining cooks by being dependable, collaborative, positive, and professional. 
  • Put Headlands in the spotlight by staying on top of trends and identifying opportunities to differentiate our services.
  • Achieve guest satisfaction ratings.  Ask guests how we are doing and take action.
  • Have fun with the open concept kitchen to build guest loyalty.  Actively connect with guests to create positive experiences. Demonstrate reliable and responsive service.  Show off your culinary skills and teamwork.
  • Be a life-long learner; Whether learning a new skill, taking a class, or exploring the area to share your experience, you will have the opportunity to continue to develop and grow.


We care about the health and well-being of our employees. As such, full-time year-round positions are eligible for our robust benefits package to include medical, dental, 401(k), paid time off, and employee discounts.

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