Line Cook/Prep Cook

Bigwin Island Golf Club - Muskoka, ON (30+ days ago)

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Line Cook

Accommodations Available

Reports To

Executive Chef and Sous Chef


As an integral member of the food and beverage team, your responsibility is to provide a consistent level of service excellence to the members and their guests, possess a positive attitude and an attentive approach, with a regard for health and safety in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the health and safety policies and procedures of Bigwin Island Golf Club.

Core Competencies

  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail.
  • Ability to enforce the club’s standards, policies and procedures with all Food and Beverage employees.
  • Ability to promote positive work relationships with kitchen personnel, Front of House, and other departments.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems exercising good judgment.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and delegate work assignments.
  • Ability to promote positive work relationships and communication with kitchen brigade and other departments.
  • Ability to participate in ongoing staff training
  • Ability to operate, clean and maintain all equipment required in job functions.
  • Ability to perform job functions without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work a minimum eight-hour shift five to six days per week in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to ensure security of club’s products and property.

Job Duties

  • Ensures that the kitchen is maintained at the standards established by management
  • Maintains good working conditions with the Food and Beverage Manager
  • Maintains the kitchen to guidelines established by the Ontario Ministry of Health
  • Assists in menu preparation for formal and informal dining as well as banquet menus
  • Assists in month-end inventories of all food and supplies
  • Preparation of all foods in the kitchen and ensures that foods are prepared to the standards established by management
  • Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the kitchens, dry and refrigerated storage areas
  • Required to be a part of performance evaluations at the times of year as directed by Management
  • Able to prepare and Serve meals for staff
  • Maintain food quality and presentation - consistency and controls
  • Establishes training program for kitchen personnel and encourage co-operation and interaction in the kitchen
  • Reports to the Sous Chef in the absence of the Executive Chef



  • Culinary Diploma desired, or actively working towards completing Diploma
  • 1-3 years’ experience in similar positions
  • Knowledge of menu planning and food costing
  • Must be motivated, confident, enthusiastic
  • Willingness to work hard and capable of handling varying and/or long hours
  • Must be up to date on Occupational Health and Safety Act regulations and Bigwin Island Club Policies and Procedures.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to work all areas of Food and Beverage
  • Ability to communicate in English with guests, co-workers and management to their understanding
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations
  • Basic knowledge of food and beverage cost controls
  • Ability to provide legible communication in a timely manner
  • Basic knowledge of labour and inventory cost controls
  • Enjoy working in public
  • Reliable, hardworking, embraces a philosophy of lifelong learning, able to work variable shifts, weekends, and holidays throughout our season.

Working Conditions

  • Fast paced, high stress environment
  • Extreme temperature exposure both hot and cold
  • Able to occasionally lift items as heavy as 50 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity required to work in a kitchen.
  • Overtime as required.

Compensation Package

  • Weekly Salary
  • Bonus potential

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • cooking: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Muskoka, ON (Preferred)