Second Cook – Banquets Kitchen

  • Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Part Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 1000 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on May 23, 2024

Job Description

SECOND COOK – BANQUETS KITCHEN

What’s in it for you:
Do you have a passion for food and the creation of truly spectacular fare? If so, explore what we have to offer!

Every memorable dining experience at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel begins with behind the scenes with our culinary teams’ commitment to exceptional cuisine! As a Cook 2, you will be a key member of the culinary team for the Main Kitchen. You will show case your talents as a Cook 2 and ensure each dish is flawless. Your talent will ensure our Conference and Meetings and Events guests experience is considered as the place to gather, dine and connect. We trust you consistently provide our customers with remarkable meals without delay that meets the impeccable Wall Centre standards.

What your day will look like:
• Prepare all aspects of the food production for Banquets, according to hotel standards and sanitation practices.
• Prepare food items for customers using a quality pre-determined method in a timely and consistent manner with the minimum of wastage possible.
• Practice sanitation and safety daily to ensure total customer satisfaction.
• Daily cleaning and inventory of walk in, storage and refrigerators for stock rotation and cleanliness.
• Ensure all equipment in work area is properly cleaned after every use.
• Report any equipment in need of repair to Chef immediately.
• Perform other duties as necessary and assigned by Chef.
• It is the responsibility of the associate to check their schedule.

To note:
• Complete job description will be presented at the time of job offer

ABOUT US

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre and The Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport are dedicated to providing guests with exceptional quality, service, and value. These guiding principles are evident with every check-in, bed made, or breakfast served. You can see this commitment to quality in the physical properties of the hotels themselves; located in the heart of the city and at Vancouver’s airport, surveying the magnificent natural elements that combine to make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We are proud to be Vancouver built, Vancouver owned, and Vancouver run.

A wall is only as strong as those that build it. Our associates are brought together by the fundamental sense of self-worth they derive from helping others. While each person’s talents are a credit, it is an individual’s commitment to the group effort that creates excellence.

Our foundation is exceptional people, and our passion is supporting them to succeed and exceed. More so than experience or education, it is a unanimous enthusiasm that is most highly valued. For those who work hard and consistently display positive attitude and aptitude, the opportunities for growth are endless.

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel has been notified of imposters using the Hotel name in an attempt to elicit personal information from job seekers. Recent attempts involve fake LinkedIn profiles set up to appear that persons affiliated with the Hotel are seeking applicants to fill positions. These imposters may use InMail, Gmail or some other platform to contact people regarding “open positions” and have even requested banking information from candidates.

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel does not request SIN number, police background checks or banking information from candidates when you apply. We advise you do not ever provide sensitive personal information such as addresses, birthdates, banking or other account information to an unsolicited contact. We further advise you do not open any attachments on e-mails from someone you do not know.

DIVERSITY

Wall Centre Hotels is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Wall Centre Hotels, through education, review and engagement is achieving a work environment that is fair and just for all associates and where all associates are valued for the diversity they bring to the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, and age.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

• Must have Food Safe Level 1 and Level 2.
• Food Safe Certification is required to be renewed every 2 years- individuals will be responsible for paying for their course.
• Red Seal Certification Recommended
• Ability to obtain and or maintain any provincial and federal licenses, certificates and permits.
• Second Cooks, ideally, but not ultimately, are required to have a minimum of three years of experience in comparable 4 diamond hotels or restaurants.
• Completion of a recognized culinary program
• Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English, a second language is an asset.
• Must be able to work /opening shift/ mid shift/closing shift
• Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• A neat, clean, well-groomed appearance as per hotel standards.
• Must be able to lift/carry up to 25Kg.

Salary/Wage

$27.15-$30.00 per hour

Other Perks/Benefits

• Explore Travel Program • Ongoing Associate Appreciation Events • Dental care • Disability Insurance • Employee assistant program • Extended health care • RRSP match • Vision care

Recommended Training

Serving It Right

Job Application Process

Please send a resume and/or cover letter attention to Human Resources

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