Prep Cook – Villa Eyrie Resort

Spend your days working at one of the most beautiful boutique resorts on Vancouver Island. Rated as having one of the best views in Canada, Villa Eyrie Resort features 270 degrees of expansive views overlooking Finlayson Arm, the Olympic Mountains, and Mount Baker. Located only 25 minutes north of Victoria and south of Duncan, this is one unique opportunity you will want to be a part of.

The full-time and part-time Prep Cook will report to the Executive Chef and will be expected to assist in preparation, garnishing, and presentation of food.

Responsibilities:

As a Prep Cook, responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Monitor all food in preparation and storage daily, to avoid spoilage
  • Follow recipe manual guide strictly to achieve consistency in portion and taste
  • Prepare sufficient food quantities to meet business demands
  • Ensure that each item leaving the kitchen has been accurately billed or requisitioned
  • Explain the preparation of dishes/ specials to the service staff in a clear manner
  • Achieve high standards of taste and presentation in each dish
  • To work with a sense of fun and animation in order to contribute to the guest experience
  • Ability to work some hot stations of the kitchens of the resort
  • To constantly push personal skills forward
  • Dedication to the highest quality with every plate leaving the kitchen at any time
  • Proficiently set the day’s station for service
  • Assists in ordering food and supplies
  • Prepare substitute items
  • Ensure that the kitchen staff work harmoniously in order to ensure timely production of quality foods
  • Ensure proper arrangement and garnishing of food
  • Assist in managing food logs
  • Ensure quality of food and portion control
  • Assist in any tasks and duties as assigned by the Executive Chef

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience being a Kitchen Cook or 1st Cook
  • Cook Trade Certification, Food Safe Certificate, WHIMIS
  • Experience in planning and directing food preparation and cooking
  • Excellent attention to detail and well developed organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic with an ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience in maintaining records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory is an asset
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all times

Wage: $17/hr to start with an increase to $18/hr after probation + Gratuities + Fuel Allowance

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