K’awat’si Economic
Development LP

Line Cook

Line Cook

Kwa’lilas Hotel is looking for a Line Cook to join our team in Port Hardy, British Columbia. Located on the Northern end of Vancouver Island, Kwa’lilas Hotel is home to both the Nax’id Pub and Ha’me’ Restaurant. The ideal candidate for this position is an achiever, looking to grow with one of the top restaurant groups in Port Hardy. We welcome new ideas and are seeking an individual who is creative, dynamic, and passionate about their work. We are looking for an individual with line cook experience, however welcome any recent culinary graduates or those new to the field to apply. Located in the traditional territories of the Kwakiutl people; “Kwa’lilas” translates to “a place to sleep”. Named by the Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw elders in hopes that guests may find peaceful rest after a day of exploration on North Vancouver Island.

What We Offer:

  • Wellness incentives including a discounted gym membership and free in person counselling services
  • 1 month of covered accommodation in a hotel room for individuals relocating from outside of Northern Vancouver Island
  • Career growth and development opportunities within a growing company
  • Company events and holiday parties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Memorizing recipes, policies, procedures, and standard portion sizes
  • Preparing ingredients and components of each recipe on the restaurant’s menu
  • Maintaining freshness of product and rotating old product out. Ensuring no spoiled product is served
  • Working with a team of Cooks to handle varying levels of activity
  • Maintaining a clean, sanitary, and safe workspace at all times to avoid contamination. Making sure all work areas are clean and sanitized, free from glasses, and anything that is not acceptable in a food preparation area
  • Being aware of, and following all, kitchen health and safety regulations and guidelines
  • Ensuring that all products are ordered or pulled out to defrost, in a timely fashion for menu and specials
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of related work experience
  • Professional and responsible conduct and speech around and to all employees
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, high-pressure environments
  • Teamwork skills, able to follow direction given by Chef or direct supervisor.
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Valid food safety certification

Job Types: part-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.00-$22.00 per hour

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