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18 Nov 2020

Casual On-call Relief Cook (1 Position)

Peninsula Youth Centre – Posted by Chantal Briere Pelham, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Provides cooking services to staff and youth for Peninsula Youth Centre by performing such duties as:

  • Prepare lunches and dinners, decide on volume of food to be cooked to provide adequate meals for youth and staff;
  • Prepare special diet for those under medical care;
  • Prepare box meals for youth and staff who are out of the building;
  • Serve food, ensure correct portions, etc.;
  • Receive complaints respecting food or service and taking appropriate corrective action;
  • Check food stocks, calculate requirements based on feedings, menu and supplies on hand, notify Senior Cook as to supplies needed;
  • Check and ensure supplies;
  • Ensure that the kitchen and dining areas are properly maintained, eg. Washing dishes, cleaning floors, oven, fridge, counters, tables, cupboards, tables and chairs, etc.;
  • Ensure that sharp, dangerous utensils are accounted for and kept under lock and key when not in use;
  • Notify Senior Cook when repairs to appliances or equipment are needed;
  • Oversees vocational training opportunities for youth; meal preparation, assistance, washing dishes or general cleaning;
  • Work in close proximity to youths when serving meals;
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Formal training as a Chef or sufficient and acceptable experience with volume cooking, preferably in an institutional setting or large restaurant;
Ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness in kitchen and dining areas;
Ability to prepare menu based on knowledge of dietary standards;
Ability to relate to and supervise youths who are assigned to work and learn food service skills;
Ability to use kitchen equipment; knives, deep fryer, ovens, stoves, steamers, hot plates, and cleaning equipment; brooms, mops, etc.
Excellent organization, communication, written and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team;
A current Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening;
Hours of work will include Relief shifts including weekends, rotational shifts, and holiday hours.


$15.90 to start

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Sales/Service. Job Types: Casual. Job Tags: $15.67 per hour. Salaries: $15.90/ Hour.

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