2nd Cook

Great Canadian Casinos - Moncton, NB (30+ days ago)

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At Casino New Brunswick, you’ll find an atmosphere that is a unique mix of friendliness and excitement in a modern entertainment complex, built specifically with comfort and enjoyment in mind. Our employees are inviting, friendly and help convey a sense of fun that’s unique to the Maritimes.

Spanning 24,000 square feet, our Vegas-style casino is a hotbed of excitement. Our facility includes a multi-purpose Entertainment and Convention Centre, as well as a full-service Hotel and Spa.

Every job at Casino New Brunswick is important to the success of our business.

General Description of Job
Under the direction of the Culinary Management team, the 2nd Cook is responsible for preparing and serving a multitude of hot and cold menu items that are featured within the Casino restaurants. 2nd cooks organize, prepare and assemble hot and cold food, in preparation for it to be served to customers. They do some cleaning and caring for kitchen equipment, tools and machinery. They possess the knowledge and skills to work efficiently and quickly with little supervision. The position offers an opportunity to learn more about cooking and about working in this sector.

Working Conditions
This position may require lifting weight of up to approximately 50 lbs.
One to three months on the job learning is necessary to fully understand the business, procedures, products, and all areas of responsibility and functions of this position.
The incumbent is exposed to constant noise and cleaning/ chemical substances used in the workplace. The incumbent will need to be flexible in altering shift work to meet event and operational demands.
Typical stressful conditions involved in this position include working with demanding guests
Use proper lifting, bending, pushing and pulling techniques
Work within a 24/7 operation with ability to work flexible hours when required (days, evening, nights, weekends and holidays)
Willing to submit to a criminal record check with results acceptable to our organization, standards and position, and/or obtain and maintain an NBLGC license registration
Must have employment eligibility in Canada
Must be 19 years of age or older

Knowledge and Skills Required
The incumbent is required to have basic food preparation knowledge and previous cooking experience of 1-3 years in a medium to large volume foodservice operation including hot and cold food preparation. Previous buffet experience, as well as a post-secondary education in a recognized Hospitality, Culinary Management programs or similar would be an asset.
The incumbent will have a minimum of 1-3 year's ongoing experience in a 2nd cook's position with practical hands on knowledge and experience of medium to large size foodservice operations. Specific Casino food and beverage operational experience would be an asset with an understanding of buffet food preparation and presentation procedures
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required in order to promote maintain and deliver impeccable service standards at all times when dealing with the public.
Previous experience in preparing and cooking a wide variety of food styles would also be considered an asset.
The skill requirements for this position include customer service, teamwork and cooperation, communication, self-development and initiative, valuing diversity, integrity and building trust, achieving quality results, technical/professional knowledge. These competencies are deemed important for the success of the position and Casino.
Work to create customer-focused service & solutions
Working effectively to accomplish organizational goals; taking action that respects the needs and contributions of others, contributing to and supporting consensus
Expressing ideas and listening effectively, both verbally and non-verbally, to achieve understanding. Sharing information; giving feedback.
Self-starting; seeking out and/or willingly accepting assignments, responsibilities and challenges.
Respecting diversity for the benefits of individual employees, the organization and the community as a whole.
Demonstrating integrity in all decisions, communication and actions; modeling the values of the organization in the conduct of all business activities.
Casino New Brunswick offers a competitive wage structure, comprehensive health benefits, paid personal time off days, an employee assistance program and various corporate discounts for qualifying part-time and full-time team members.
Finalist of the 2018 Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce Inclusive Hiring Award and Healthy Workplace Award.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.