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Cook 1

Compass Group Canada

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted September 2, 2017.

Job Description


Culinary School Diploma





  • Able to consistently demonstrate extraordinary guest service based on the 7 essentials of Exceptional Customer Service.
  • Must strive to go above and beyond, following the You First program guidelines.
  • Provide friendly, enthusiastic, and courteous service at all times; respond to customer inquiries regarding service; communicate to guests to he them understand proper use of the Dining Room.
  • Ability to interact with customers and co-workers in order to assure compliance with company service standards, and company inventory and property control procedures.
  • Must have sufficient mobility to perform assigned tasks within production and service time frames established for the job.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times, by presenting themselves on-time, well-groomed and in full-approved uniform.
  • Able to utilize all resources of food according to Q&A.
  • Ensures the safe operation of kitchen equipment and environment by checking for and reporting hygiene and safety hazards to Sous Chef and Executive Chef.
  • Follows instructions in departmental recipe books. (WEBTRITION)
  • Maintains all departmental standards and procedures.


  • Follows the recipe book and forecasted numbers for the following day.
  • Responsible for the cooking of items for the station as required for the service.
  • Monitors condition of food in storage to prevent spoilage and contamination of food respecting FIFO procedures to control waste and minimizing over production.
  • Rotates food in refrigerator, freezer or storage are and places food in clean containers.
  • Estimates, according to batch cooking, when and how much product needs to be cooked for service and back up.
  • Selects, identifies and applies spices, herbs and condiments.
  • Oversee all food production for the station
  • Produces and presents food in a safe, hygienic manner with correct taste, temperature and visual appeal.
  • Produces food with Ensures foods are produced and served at the correct time.
  • Ensures products are labeled and dated correctly.
  • Maintains entire area is in a clean and safe manner including all equipment used throughout the day.
  • Maintains walk-in coolers in area are in a clean and safe manner.
  • Ensures correct portioning of products. Maintains consistency of all presentations and garnishes.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of all menus, recipes and standards for the area.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management, not limited to the duties listed above.*


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is required to walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Potential for superficial cuts and burns.


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Must have simple computational skills.

Company DescriptionChartwells at the University of Ottawa manages the most innovative university Dining Hall in Canada. Our team also operates top brands such as Second Cup, Starbucks, Tim Hortons, and Premiere Mosisson.