Argus Hospitality Group

3762 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC

Prep Cook

Part Time / Full Time

Second Cook

Kelowna, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 29 days ago

 
$19/hr + tips
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Immediate Start
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3 days/week required availability
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Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings shifts

Job Perks & Benefits

Advancement Opportunities
Apprenticeship Opportunities
Discounted Staff Meals
Staff Discount
Work/Life Balance

Job Description

Our spectacular Eldorado Resort is situated right on the shores of Okanagan Lake, is currently looking for Seasonal Second Cooks!

If you are looking for exciting and rewarding opportunity to showcase your talent and join a team that brings out the best in each other, then we want to hear from you! Our beautiful lakeside property offers a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We offer competitive earnings potential, employee discounts on water sport rentals, discounted food & beverage at all our Argus Properties Ltd. owned restaurants and hotels, fun social events, and great colleagues!


Position Summary:
The Second Cook assist with various areas of line preparation including scratch cooking, finishing, plating, and garnishing. They are responsible for maintaining an updated mis-en-place list, meeting quality standards, and ensuring the cleanliness of the kitchen.

What will you be doing?
You will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standard:
-Work effectively as part of the team to produce high-quality food
-Ensure that workstation opening and closing procedures are completed to standard
-Complete daily station checklists to ensure everything is prepared for service
-Prepare necessary food items as directed by the Chef de Partie / Sous Chef in accordance with standards in a timely and efficient manner to ensure there is no interruption to guest service
-Properly and safely operate kitchen equipment, report any required maintenance or repairs to the Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine immediately
-Keep overproduction and food waste to a minimum to reduce food cost expenses
-Adhere to recipes and menu specifications to maintain consistency and ensure all standards are met
-Fill in the daily production board and daily ordering requirements as needed
-Maintain standards by keeping workstations and the kitchen area clean and organized, always adhering to health and safety practices including safe food handling and preparation
-Maintain organization and cleanliness of all food storerooms, including fridges and freezers
-Properly label, store, and rotate food items to prevent excess waste
-Participate in daily stand-ups
-Other duties as assigned

What are we looking for?
To successfully fill this role, you should demonstrate the following:
-Minimum 1 years’ experience in a professional kitchen
-Passion for the culinary arts
-Excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
-A positive and respectful attitude
-Quick learner and ability to retain knowledge and skills
-Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
-Strong attention to detail
-Valid FOODSAFE Certificate required
-WHMIS certification preferred
-Must be able to stand up to eight hours, and move, lift, carry, and place objects weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance
-Available to work a flexible schedule, a minimum of three days per week (including evenings, weekends, and holidays) based on business volumes and operational demands

Perks
-Staff Accommodation
-Extended Health and Dental Benefits
-Employee and Family Assistance Program
-Employee discounts on accommodations, dining and marina at our sister properties (Hotel -Eldorado, Manteo Resort and Eldorado Marina, and Hampton Inn & Suites Kelowna Airport, Home2Suites)
-An excellent work environment, with a focus on staff recognition and teambuilding
-Room for growth and development
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to join our Eldorado Resort family!

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About Argus Hospitality Group


If you are looking for exciting and rewarding opportunities to showcase your talent and join a team that brings out the best in each other, then we want to hear from you! Argus Hospitality Group operates 5 hotels and 3 restaurants. Eldorado Resort which includes Hotel Eldorado and Manteo Resort, Hampton Inn & Suites, Four Points by Sheraton, which are all operated in Kelowna, and Home2Suites which is operated in Fort St John.

Perks of working for Argus:
-Staff Accommodation
-Extended Health and Dental Benefits
-Employee and Family Assistance Program
-World-wide accommodation and dining discounts with Marriott brands
-Employee discounts on accommodations, dining and marina at our sister properties (Hotel Eldorado, Manteo Resort and Eldorado Marina, Four Points by Sheraton, Hampton Inn & Suites and Fort St John).
-An excellent work environment, with a focus on staff recognition and teambuilding
Room for growth and development.