Astoria Retirement Residence

2245 Kelly Ave, Port Coquitlam, BC

Prep Cook

Part Time / Full Time

Prep Cook

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Centrally located in Port Coquitlam, BC, Astoria is inspired by the mountain chalets of Whistler and Jasper. This is the sort of place where everybody knows your name – a vibrant, social community full of friendship and connection. Whether you’re gathering in Papa George’s Piano Bar, staying strong in the Canucks Wellness & Exercise Centre, or playing games in Art’s & Soc’s Billiards Room, Astoria’s residents and team members go out of their way to make you feel at home.

Temporary Full Time - 4-5 days per week (days will vary Thursday-Monday) from 11:00 to 7:00.

If you’re passionate about being a part of a team that is, committed to the Team Member Experience and driven by innovation and growth – then join us!

The Prep Cook is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents and ignites the warmth of human connection.

As a Prep Cook your typical day will impact in the following ways:
•    Setting up equipment and supplies for food preparation.
•    Preparing food and ingredients following standardized recipes.
•    Providing for prescribed diets, at appropriate temperatures and in portion controlled quantities under the direct guidance of a Cook or Chef.
•    Receiving, checking and storing food and supply deliveries in accordance with food safety standards, Health and Safety standards and prescribed practices.
•    Monitoring quality and quantity of food supplies received and advising the Cook or Chef on duty of problems.
•    Reporting food, supply, and equipment needs to the Cook or Chef.
•    Assisting with the delivery, set-up and removal of food for special events, buffets and catered functions.
•    Completing assigned cleaning tasks according to instructions and cleaning schedules.
•    Performing other duties as assigned.

Must haves:
•    Minimum Grade 12 education.
•    Minimum one year experience in volume food preparation, catering and special.
•    Event preparation in the Hospitality or Retirement Residences industry.
•    Must have a valid Safe Food Handling Certificate.
•    Must possess good public relations and communication skills.
•    Demonstrates a positive attitude necessary to meet the goals and standards of the residence.
•    Must be physically able to lift and transfer heavy, hot items and stand for the majority of the shift.
•    All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicants.

Bonus points for having:
•    Smart Serve Certificate is an asset.

Act upon your desire to help others and Join Sienna Senior Living as we continue to enhance the lives of those we serve.

Sienna Senior Living is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.  In accordance with provincial regulations, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection, and assessment process.

Requirements:

  • Work Permit
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About Astoria Retirement Residence


Centrally located in Port Coquitlam, BC, Astoria is inspired by the mountain chalets of Whistler and Jasper. This is the sort of place where everybody knows your name – a vibrant, social community full of friendship and connection. Whether you’re gathering in Papa George’s Piano Bar, staying strong in the Canucks Wellness & Exercise Centre, or playing games in Art’s & Soc’s Billiards Room, Astoria’s residents and team members go out of their way to make you feel at home.