• Part Time
  • Oshawa
  • This position has been filled

Website Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Cook

Location: Oshawa

Number of positions: 1

Work Hours: 8 AM – 4 PM / 12:30 PM – 8:30 PM (25 hours per week, or more) Some weekends

Pay: $21.50/hr

Benefits (Yes/No?): after probation

Education Required: Certificate from a recognized cooking school.

Certificates Required: Food Safety Certification required.

Number of Years of Previous Experience Required: more than 1

Own Transportation Required: No

Start Date: ASAP

Main Responsibilities:

·        Prepares food in accordance with applicable corporate standards, guidelines and regulations with established policies and procedures.

·        Ensures quality food service is always provided

Job Requirements:

·        Prepare, pre-cook and/or cook food products as directed.

·        Prepare “mise en place” (setting in place of foods, garnishes, sauces, dishes, cutlery, etc) and other products as required for high volume production.

·        Clean kitchen equipment after use according to health and safety policies and procedures.

·        Label, date, store and rotate food and beverage products in appropriate storage areas.

·        Communicate effectively with all appropriate operational departments.

·        Reports needed maintenance, faulty equipment or accidents to the supervisor immediately.

·        Perform other duties as assigned or directed.

·        AM SHIFT: Prepare on the go items, prepare food such as soups, salads, baked goods and sandwiches, and assisting with preparing dinner, ensuring kitchen is maintained clean and organized.

·        PM SHIFT: Prepare food items bistro including for dinner service such as chicken, roasts, fish and side dishes, ensuring kitchen is maintained clean and organized.

Medical Requirements (ie. vaccinations): This is a Senior’s Residence and all applicable health and Covid protocols in effect.

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role:

·        Proven cooking experience, including experience as a restaurant cook or prep cook.

·        Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.

·        Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks.

·        Familiar with industry’s best practices.

·        Able to work independently and as part of a team.

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.