First Cook - Hotel Eldorado

Kelowna, BC, Canada
Full Time

Business Operating as: Hotel Eldorado at the Eldorado Resort
Position Title: First Cook
Number of Available Position(s): 3
Terms of Employment: Full time & Permanent, 32-40hrs/week, 8hrs/day. Wage: $19.00 to $19.50 Hourly


  • Shared Staff Accommodation Available
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts on accommodations, dining at our sister properties (Manteo Resort, Eldorado Marina, Four Points by Sheraton, Hampton Inn & Suites Kelowna Airport, and Home2Suites by Hilton Fort St John)
  • An excellent work environment, with a focus on staff recognition and teambuilding
  • Room for growth and development Language of work: English

Work Location/business address: 500 Cook Rd Unit 2, Kelowna, BC V1W3G9

Company Profile:
Our spectacular Eldorado Resort is situated right on the shores of Okanagan Lake, a few kilometers south of the William R. Bennett bridge. Eldorado Resort consists of Hotel Eldorado, Manteo, and Eldorado Marina, with world-class amenities including multiple outlets, gyms, indoor and outdoor pools, boardwalk, tennis courts, and a private beach.

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to showcase your talent and join a team that brings out the best in each other, then we want to hear from you! Our beautiful lakeside property offers a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We offer competitive earnings potential, employee discounts on water sport rentals, discounted food & beverage at all our Argus Properties Ltd owned Restaurants and Hotels, fun social events, and great colleagues!

Job Description and Responsibilities:
The role of a First Cook is the execution of various areas of line preparation, prioritizing duties, ensuring cleanliness throughout the kitchen and maintenance of quality standards.

  • Prepare and plate dishes for service, observing the Chef’s receipts and pre-determined portion sizes
  • Work as part of the culinary team to produce high quality dishes consistently and quickly
  • Support rest of the culinary team to ensure to-quality service
  • Assist in food tracking and control as requested by the Chef
  • Properly labels, stores, and rotates food items to prevent excess waste
  • Work to maintain quality of all food prepared with the Manager on duty
  • Maintain Health and Safety to B.C. Health standards by keeping the whole kitchen area clean and organized and always observe health and safety practices
  • Maintain a professional kitchen appearance
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Responsible for the food preparation, food service and cleaning procedures for the section assigned to you.
  • Responsible for all food storerooms including fridges and freezers
  • Take part in food storage (quality and quantity controls) when required
  • Maintain the high standard presentation of food and buffets, together with the Executive Chef and is responsible for planning, directing, controlling, cooking and co-ordination
  • Bending, standing, reaching, cutting, lifting, pushing, repetitive physical movements, dexterity, and full range of motion of hands to whisk, scoop, cut, scale, shape and move product as needed
  • Exposure to kitchen equipment; large and small ovens, stoves, mixers, fryers, combi ovens, steamers, fridges, and freezers as well sous vide machines 

Skills Requirements:
To successfully fill this role, you should demonstrate following:

  • Minimum of 2 years first cook experience in a fast-paced hotel restaurant

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma
  • WHMIS training
  • Food Safe Certificate required

Company Address: 500 Cook Rd Unit 2, Kelowna, BC V1W 3G9

How to Apply: Please go to the link here to apply for this position or send cover letter and resume to [email protected] 


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