Cook (Breakfast)

Aura Restaurant + Patio / Inn at Laurel Point - Victoria, BC (4 months ago)

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If you wish to be part of an exciting new kitchen, working alongside a passionate culinary powerhouse and are looking for a fun work atmosphere that promotes creativity and career development, we want to hear from you!

Outstanding Workplace of the Year Award, Chamber of Commerce (2018)

Employer of the Year Award, Tourism Vancouver Island (2018)

Summary of Position:

The 2nd Cook is responsible for preparing all menu items to standard, as laid out by the Executive Chef, Restaurant Chef, and Chef Tournant in an efficient, cost effective and timely manner. The shift for this position is 6am – 2:30pm covering breakfast service. Please note that the successful candidate’s duties, responsibilities and shift times are subject to change based on business operations.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive medical and extended health benefits package
  • Employer-sponsored RRSP contribution program
  • A fun & friendly workplace culture that embraces diversity
  • Cross-training opportunities to grow your skills
  • Best staff meal in town and by the way, it’s free!
  • Complimentary parking on non-restricted days during the off-season
  • Colleague of the month recognition program
  • Summertime volleyball on Sticky Wicket rooftop, BBQs on our stunning Terrace patio, free themed year-end Gala to thank you
  • AURA waterfront restaurant +patio staff discount – 50%
  • Friends & Family hotel discount (so you can show off your amazing workplace)
  • Candidate referral bonus
  • Industry discounts
  • Workshops
  • Cross-training opportunities
  • Skill and advancement training programs
  • Shower and locker facilities

Responsibilities:

  • Being able to work any station on the line for breakfast
  • Prepare a variety of items i.e. soups, sauces, salad dressings etc. by using recipes and the proper techniques
  • Demonstrate full working knowledge of all menus
  • Ensure high quality products are produced in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate a professional and team player attitude at all times
  • Communicate effectively with all team members
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures as outlined
  • Ensure safety, sanitation and cleanliness of self and work station at all times
  • Treat all company property with care and respect
  • Work at speed and in an efficient manner with or without supervision
  • Operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner
  • Strive to provide exceptional guest service 100% of the time

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Must have valid Food Safe Certification
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs
  • Good Interpersonal and Leadership skills
  • Have appropriate tools and Advanced knife skills
  • Occupational First Aid, Food Safe level 2, and WHMIS knowledge an asset
  • Ability to work a full shift standing
  • Flexible availability: including early mornings, weekends and statutory holidays
  • Must be able to embrace the 4 core values of the Inn at Laurel Point: Excellence, Respect, Curiosity and Stewardship

Reports To: Executive Chef, Chef Tournant, Restaurant Chef

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.07 to $21.79 /hour

Experience:

  • cook: 3 years (Required)

Location:

  • Victoria, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Foodsafe Level 1 (Required)