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First Cook (Read Seal)

Website Deerhurst Resort

Full time Position – 40 hours
Wage: $17.50 per hour + gratuities

Position Summary
The successful candidate must be a leader with current culinary skills, experience, and
knowledge. This individual must be able to work and lead a team with a positive attitude,
while demonstrating a high standard of culinary operation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Responsible for proper cleaning and sanitation of all work areas and all
related kitchen equipment
– Ability to work with a wide variety of fresh produce and proteins and utilize
all cooking methods to execute in a fast-paced high-volume outlet
– Demonstrate continuous efforts to improve operations and streamline work
– Work cooperatively and jointly to execute seamless guest service
– Assist Sous Chefs and Chef De Partie’s as needed
– Train and develop new culinary colleagues
– Actively share ideas, opinions, and suggestions pertaining to menu
– Prepare all a la carte and buffet food to spec
– Effective communication skills; verbal, and written
– Develop and implement standards to enhance the food experience in
keeping with food trends
– Play a part in ensuring the established standards outlined in the kitchen
orientation manual are maintained on a daily basis
– Ensure that all equipment, fixtures, and supplies of the department are kept
in good supply and in good repair
– Maintain positive morale within the department
– Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, as well as
monitoring fellow colleagues within the department
– Work in compliance with resort’s health and safety standards and
government regulations, ensure all hosts work safely – take appropriate
action when necessary
– Ensure cohesion with other colleagues and work together with stewarding
associates to maintain a clean and sanitary environment
– Maintain daily temperature audits
– All other assigned duties

– 2-3 years’ experience in a similar sized restaurant, hotel or resort required
– Supervisory experience an asset
– Provincial Red Seal certificate required
– Food safety training certificate required
– Valid Ontario driver’s license and clean driving record required

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
– Constant standing and walking throughout shift
– Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
– Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
– Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Benefits and Employee Perks are available

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