Breakfast Cook

  • Kumsheen Rafting Resort
  • Supervisory
    • Full Time | 
    • Contract/Temporary
    • Seasonal
  • 1345 Trans Canada Hwy
  • 1 position available
  • Assessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on May 18, 2023

Job Description

Kumsheen is looking for a Breakfast Cook this season to join our team of energetic, adventurous, and friendly staff. This is a great opportunity to work & live in one of the most beautiful areas in BC, at an incredible family-run adventure resort. 

About the position:

The Breakfast Cook will work under the overall direction of the Head Chef and oversee all breakfast operations in Kumsheen’s Cutting Board Restaurant. The Cutting Board Restaurant provides a friendly atmosphere, remarkable food, and memorable service to our resort guests.

  • In a typical year, the Cutting Board Restaurant seats 60 indoors and has a seasonal patio that seats another 60 guests. It is a full-service restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, catering primarily to resort guests and secondarily to the general public in summer months

  • In May, June, and September, service is largely pre-booked banquet style meals for large groups (Dry-Grads, Corporate, etc.). During the peak season, (mid-June until mid-September), service is a limited à la carte menu and some banquet-style meals for large groups

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead cook for all breakfast service operations including a prep and execution of buffet-style menu in the shoulder season, and a la carte menu in the main season

  • Directing and supervising prep cooks and other back-of-house staff

  • Consistently producing food in keeping with resort standards

  • Maintaining kitchen hygiene values and adhering to Health & Safety guidelines as well as all Covid-19 safety measures & requirements

  • Prepare baked goods and “grab-and-go” items for the Reception Office’s coffee bar, as needed

  • Provide supply and grocery lists to the Head Chef as required

  • Provide staffing requirements, comments, and updates to the Head Chef as required

  • Maintain a clean, organized, and well stocked kitchen

  • Be friendly and outgoing with positive communication skills and patience

Employment perks:

  • Access to outdoor recreation in one of the most beautiful regions in BC (including free rafting!)

  • Steady 5-day on/2-day off work schedule

  • Paid training and overtime

  • Access to subsidized resort-based staff accommodation

  • Access to the Kumsheen Resort facilities (including pool and hot tub!)

  • Professional workplace and equipment

  • Opportunity to grow your career in the outdoor industry

  • Restaurant and retail discounts, family/friend rafting passes, family accommodation discounts, and more!

Responsibilities & Qualifications

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • Previous commercial kitchen experience

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Receptive to feedback

  • Able to work well individually and as part of a team

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

  • Positive attitude and attention to detail

  • Willing to work flexible work hours

  • FOODSAFE Level 1 Certificate required (must be obtained before start date)


$17.75/hr, plus tips & great perks!

Recommended Training

FOODSAFE Level 1 by Distance Education

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