First Cook/Junior Sous Chef

  • Heriot Bay Inn
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 673 Hotel Road Heriot Bay, Heriot Bay
  • 2 position available
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on June 21, 2023

Job Description

The Heriot Bay Inn is located on Quadra Island, one of the idyllic Northern Gulf Islands. Quadra Island is just a 10-minute ferry ride from Campbell River off the central east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We are a full-service year round resort. Our company is community owned and operated; we have strong community ties and values and enjoy our authentic island lifestyle. Our staff are part of the HBI family and we are looking for enthusiastic, upbeat and hardworking people to join our 2023 team.
As a First Cook and Junior Sous Chef you will work with Chef Lyndsie Simmons to gain experience in a fast-paced, professional environment. We have an excellent kitchen, two kitchens in one: we offer casual seaside dining in Herons Dining Room and classic pub fare in the HBI Pub.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

1+ year experience in a full-service restaurant preferred but training for the right candidate
Key Responsibilities:
· Reporting to Head Chef or Manager on Duty
· Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff while ensuring a speedy output
· Ensure meals are plated consistently as per Chef’s direction and standards, with high quality and in a timely fashion
· Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
· Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
· Clean up station and take care of leftover food
· Stock inventory appropriately
· Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
· Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
· must be able to lift 50lbs
· Focus detailing on consistent presentation of food
· A team player with good communication skills
· Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
· Ability to follow recipe and menu directions for quality production
· Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
· Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
· Must be fluent in English, second language an asset
· Current Food Safe Certificate
· First Aid certificates are an asset
· Must possess valid work authorization to work in Canada.


$19. - $24.

Other Perks/Benefits

· Accommodation: RV & campground sites available in our Staff Camp Ground · Meals: Complimentary meals and non-alcoholic beverages from our kitchen while on scheduled shift; 10% off meals for you and your immediate family if ordered through the HBI PUB or Herons Dining Room when off shift · Amenities provided: kitchen uniform, free RV showers, laundry facility, wireless internet · Gift Shop: 30% off all Heriot Bay Inn logo items, 10 % off all other gift shops items · Opportunities to enjoy many outdoor activities including hiking, biking, rock climbing, swimming · 10% off room bookings for immediate family for shoulder & winter seasons(subject to availability)

Recommended Training

FOODSAFE Level 1 by Distance EducationServing It Right

Job Application Process

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