No degree, certificate or diploma
Experience an asset
Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
Safe Food Handling certificate
Food Safety Certificate
Work conditions and physical capabilities
Attention to detail
Standing for extended periods
15.00 to 18.00 hourly (to be negotiated) / 4 to 40 hours per week.
- Terms of employmentCasual employmentPart time leading to full time
- Day, Evening
- Starts as soon as possible
- Benefits: Financial benefits
- vacancies1 vacancy
Cook, First Part-Time Job in Canada
As a Cook in your first part-time job in Canada, you will be responsible for assisting in the preparation and cooking of food items according to established recipes and standards. Your primary focus will be to ensure the efficient operation of the kitchen and provide high-quality meals to customers.
Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods.
Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances.
Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment.
Clean kitchen and work areas.
Organize and manage buffets and banquets.
Assist in the preparation of ingredients by chopping, slicing, and dicing vegetables, meat, and other food items as directed by the head chef or kitchen supervisor.
Follow recipes and cooking techniques to prepare a variety of dishes, including appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Ensure that food is cooked to the appropriate temperature and is visually appealing.
Maintain a clean and organized kitchen workspace, including washing dishes, sanitizing countertops, and arranging equipment and utensils for easy access. Adhere to all health and safety regulations and food handling guidelines.
Assist in monitoring inventory levels of food items and notify the supervisor when supplies need to be replenished. Properly store food items to prevent spoilage or contamination.
Ensure that all dishes leaving the kitchen meet quality standards in terms of taste, presentation, and portion sizes. Address any customer complaints or concerns regarding food quality promptly and professionally.
Work collaboratively with other kitchen staff members, including chefs, cooks, and servers, to ensure smooth operations and timely meal service. Communicate effectively to maintain a harmonious working environment.
Contribute ideas and suggestions for new dishes or menu items based on customer preferences and trends. Assist in testing and refining recipes under the guidance of the head chef.
Cleanliness and Safety:
Follow proper hygiene practices, including wearing appropriate attire such as gloves and hairnets, to maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment. Adhere to food safety guidelines and regulations at all times.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience in a kitchen or culinary environment is preferred but not required.
Basic knowledge of food preparation techniques, cooking methods, and kitchen equipment.
Ability to follow recipes and instructions accurately.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
Willingness to learn and take direction from superiors.
Flexibility to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.
Please note that this job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and qualifications expected of a Cook in a part-time position. Actual job duties may vary depending on the specific restaurant or establishment.