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First and Second Cooks (Part-time)

Centerplate - Vancouver Convention Centre
Job Address: 
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
Job Level: 
Job Description: 

Centerplate is the Official Supplier of Food and Beverage Services to the Vancouver Convention Centre. With our waterfront location and breathtaking views, the Vancouver Convention Centre offers one of the most beautiful and unique settings in the world, both for clients and employees. Centerplate and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years at gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom. As the pioneer and leader in live event hospitality, we are committed to making the time that people spend together more rewarding and more valuable. "Making it better to be there since 1929."

We are seeking highly motivated, service-oriented individuals to join the Culinary department. We are currently recruiting for First Cooks and Second Cooks in a part-time to on call capacity. The Culinary team proudly operates a "scratch" kitchen using only the finest and freshest ingredients. You will be working in large-scale, quality production for a wide variety of banquet and convention events.

Job Requirements

  • Formal Culinary training
  • FOODSAFE Certification preferred
  • Experience preferably working in a high-volume operation such as a high-end hotel, restaurant or convention centre
  • Strong focus on service excellence and a positive attitude that contributes to team work
  • Physically fit to stand for long periods of time
  • Proficient English communication skills in order to effectively interact with team members in a busy environment and for safety within the kitchen
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a changing environment
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts across 7-day opening hours, with some evening availability
Application Process: 

For Centerplate at the Vancouver Convention Centre, preparing first-class food and beverages for our guests is a key part of who we are. If you have the skills, experience and service focus we are looking for, please submit your resume and cover letter to hrcp@vancouverconventioncentre.com, stating the level of Cook position you are applying for, in the subject line of the email.

Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Friday April 10, 2015
Post Date:
March 27, 2015