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Part Time Cook

The Gardens of Peterborough

This is a Part-time position in Renfrew region, ON posted August 23, 2017.

Health Care Careers with a difference

The Gardens of Peterborough, the largest and most respected retirement residences in the Kawartha’s and Centennial Place, our long-term care home, are committed to providing the highest standards of service to senior and other adults with special needs.

Cook – Part Time

Reporting to the Dining Supervisor, the Cook prepares high quality, nutritionally balanced meals for residents, following approved recipes and ensuring that portion control, temperature, and food presentation guidelines are adhered to. Ensure that public health regulations pertaining to sanitation and food preparation, storage, and disposal are followed and that Company and RHA standards are adhered to. You will help to set menus, prepare meals, and direct Dietary Aides in basic food preparation and meal service.


  • Two years experience & a valid Safe Food Handler’s Certificate, diploma in Culinary Management or a Red Seal Chef designation preferred
  • Must have Smart Serve certification or be willing to obtain
  • Experience in volume food cooking and preparation preferred
  • Familiarity with therapeutic diets & nutritional standards for seniors an asset
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team
  • Available to work weekends, varied shifts, call-ins, and holidays as assigned


AON is committed to meet the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in compliance with AODA

Aon Inc. offers competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities and a high standard of care in customer-service. With operations in both Canada and the U.S. and a 50-year tradition of quality and customer service, AON is the region’s largest privately owned employer.