Thursday, August 04, 2005

Google conducts worldwide search for chefs for its headquarters

Google actually sent out the following press release. Ya can't make this stuff up:

Google Hungry For Executive Chefs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - August 4, 2005 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced a worldwide search for two executive chefs with the experience to creatively manage the preparation of thousands of quality breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals each day at the company's Mountain View, Calif. headquarters. The executive chefs will oversee the development and continual refinement of an eclectic menu capable of suiting every Googler palate, from vegan entrees to pad thai, grilled burgers, and wood-fired pizza-all while using organic ingredients whenever possible.

"These two chefs will play an important role in managing the company's growing appetites," said Sergey Brin, president, Technology, Google Inc. "We welcome all culinary engineers to try out for our exceptional team."

The Cookoff
Qualified chefs are invited to submit their resumes to Google at jobs@google.com

. When a critical mass of submissions has been received, the top candidates will be invited to Google headquarters to prepare a meal for the "tasting committee." Four finalists will compete in a Google Chef Cookoff, whose two winners will be offered the roles of Executive Chef at Google.

Menu of Benefits

On-campus dining is an important item in the company's extensive menu of employee benefits, which also includes a staff MD, dry cleaningpickup and delivery, onsite car wash and oil change, gym, personaltrainers, tuition reimbursement, proximity parking for pregnant employees, nursing rooms for mothers, and more.

[Sample lunch menu available at http://googleblog.blogspot.com]

Interested applicants may review the position description at
http://www.google.com/jobs/facilities.html, and are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to jobs@google.com.

About Google Inc.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day.

Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurableresults, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

For more information, visit www.google.com.

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