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Cook 2

Taboo Muskoka Resort

This is a Full-time position in Gravenhurst, ON posted April 10, 2018.

Do you have a passion for food, high standards and enjoy being part of a team? Come work, play and stay in beautiful Muskoka this summer (Staff Housing Available)!  Taboo Muskoka is a privately owned Resort and Golf Operation whose mandate is to ‘Create happiness by offering incredible Muskoka experiences to our guests and team.”  Our Culinary team at the Boathouse Restaurant plays a critical role in ensuring this happens and we are looking and for a cook 2 to join the team! 

Reporting to the Sous Chef and Executive Chef, you will be responsible with assisting the overall operation and cleanliness of the kitchen, refrigeration & surrounding areas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • To be fully aware of the preparation and service of all dishes on the resort menus.
  • To prepare and present dishes on resort menus according to customer requirements.
  • To ensure mise en place is carried out in your allocated area of work to meet forecasted demand.
  • To maintain portion control guidelines in order to ensure the profitability of kitchen is maintained.
  • To record temperature checks on food and in storage areas as directed to ensure statutory requirements are met and report any variances are rectified immediately.
  • To ensure food materials are stored correctly and rotated to meet company and legal requirements.
  • To keep food wastage to a minimum.
  • To maintain high standards of working practices in terms of personal appearance and safe and hygienic working practices.
  • To assist with the training of and supervise other members of the kitchen brigade.
  • To assist with quality control and menu planning where appropriate.
  • To practice the correct and safe use and care of all items of equipment.
  • To report all damage, hazards and wear and tear occurring within your areas of work.
  • To ensure all security and control procedures laid down are strictly adhered to.
  • To assist with various cleaning duties as required.
  • To be aware of product cost and kitchen gross profit targets.
  • To assist with the ordering of food materials as required following company procedures.
  • To be fully aware of and strictly observe Food Safety regulations and requirements.
  • To attend training when required.
  • To be fully aware of and strictly observe Health & Safety and fire procedures.
  • To be fully aware of and comply with hotel and company rules and regulations as identified in the team member handbook.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school level English communication skills.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in casual fine dining, including a la carte and volume production experience.
  • Completion of culinary training diploma.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/REQUIREMENTS

  • Indoors and outdoors in a hot industrial kitchen
  • Fast, high pressure environment
  • Standing 90% of the time. 
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Use of sharp knives and tools, hot equipment and liquids, stoves, etc. 
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing or pulling. 
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including, days, evening, weekends and holidays.

Red Seal certification preferred

Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years

Package

Salary: N/D

How to Apply