Banff Centre Second Cook

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$20.23 an hour - Full-time

Job details

$20.23 an hour
Job type
Shift & schedule
Rotating shift
Second Cook
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity acknowledges, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as “Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney Nations – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
The Kitchen at Banff Centre is looking for Second Cooks to prepare distinctive dishes in our dining outlets, conveniently located just steps from the Centre's performance, meeting, and accommodation spaces and boasting an incomparable view of the Rocky Mountains. Our Kitchen Team are creative and inspired professionals, sharing their passion for great food and presentation perfection. Calm and composed while working in a fast-paced environment, the Second Cook works to prepare exceptional and memorable food experiences.

Roles and Responsibilities
Prepare and cook for an assigned station; ensuring the work station and equipment are organized, clean, and sanitary and that all health and safety standards are followed during all stages of food preparation
Communicate effectively with the supervisor to check number of guests, mise en place lists, function sheets and any special dietary needs items to be cooked
Transfer food items from the fridge and/or freezer to work stations and ensure that left-over food is stored properly
Clean and sanitize fridges and freezers to the highest standards
Qualification and Educational Requirements
2 years’ of culinary experience within a high volume restaurant or hotel with emphasis on buffet and large-volume production
Some post-secondary education is required, ideally working towards the completion of a Journeyman Cook’s certificate or Red Seal
Able to take direction, and give direction, in English
Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, hourly support staff position, subject to a 500-hour probationary period.
This position pays $20.23 per hour, working up to 40 hours a week on a rotating schedule.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Staff housing options (based on availability)
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate + first month free for new staff. (Includes access to our climbing wall, fitness centre, and pool!)
Professional development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Discounts at selected Banff Centre performances
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Second Cook position until a suitable candidate is found.
Candidates offered a position with the Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.
Visa Requirements: Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
All Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Employees are encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

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