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LEAD COOK 


Department: Food and Beverage, various outlets

Reporting to: Executive Chef and Sous Chef

Start Dates: Various start dates, late October-November, early December and January (Weather Dependent)

Salary: DOE

Accommodation: Discretionary

 

Description

Lead Cooks provide an outstanding experience for our guests by ensuring food is portioned, tasty, and presented in a visually appealing way that meets the needs and expectations of our guests. Supervising and coordinating other kitchen staff is an integral part of this position. This is a physically demanding position that requires some manual labour, lifting, carrying and standing for long periods of time in a fast-paced environment.

 

Essential Functions

  • Provide excellent guest service
  • Read and interpret cooking reference materials including recipes
  • Estimate the quantity of food to prepare and cook within specified guidelines
  • Prepare stocks and sauces; Select, identify and add spices, herbs and condiments to recipes; Prepare all types of food
  • Act as quality control for all products leaving the kitchen by ensuring correct taste, temperature, timing, and visual presentation protocol
  • Monitor condition of food in storage to prevent spoilage and contamination of food; perform food rotations as well
  • Maintain cleanliness, food safety/HACCP logs and record food wastage
  • Receive food deliveries
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Experience/Requirements

  • Passion for providing outstanding guest service
  • 2-4 years of kitchen experience
  • Culinary training is an asset
  • Previous experience supervising and leading a team through production
  • Excellent work-ethic with strong communication, time-management and multi-tasking skills
  • Able to use specialized kitchen equipment and interpret recipes
  • Physically laboring position requiring standing for long periods of time in a fast paced environment
  • Safety and WHMIS training is an asset