Why join us?
Known as one of the most stunning alpine settings in the Canadian Rockies, and ranked the #1 day hike in Canada by Lonely Planet, Sunshine Meadows offers visitors unparalleled views. As spring turns into summer the meadows are in full bloom and ablaze with colourful wildflowers, setting off jaw-dropping views of surrounding peaks, including Mt. Assiniboine, “the Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies".
What’s in it for you?
Lead Cooks provide an outstanding experience for our guests by ensuring food is portioned, tasty, and presented in a visually appealing way that meets the needs and expectations of our guests. Supervising and coordinating other kitchen staff is an integral part of this position.
Provide excellent guest service
Read and interpret cooking reference materials including recipes
Estimate the quantity of food to prepare and cook within specified guidelines
Prepare stocks and sauces; Select, identify and add spices, herbs and condiments to recipes; Prepare all types of food
Act as quality control for all products leaving the kitchen by ensuring correct taste, temperature, timing, and visual presentation protocol
Monitor condition of food in storage to prevent spoilage and contamination of food; perform food rotations as well
Maintain cleanliness, food safety/HACCP logs and record food wastage
Receive food deliveries
Other duties as assigned
Passion for providing outstanding guest service
2-4 years of kitchen experience
Culinary training is an asset
Previous experience supervising and leading a team through production
Excellent work-ethic with strong communication, time-management and multi-tasking skills
Able to use specialized kitchen equipment and interpret recipes
Physically laboring position requiring standing for long periods of time in a fast paced environment
Safety and WHMIS training is an asset
This position includes a staff event calendar for experiencing the Rockies, and subsidized transportation from Banff and Canmore to Sunshine and Staff Accommodation.
Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Talk to your supervisor, HR team or the supervisor of this role to learn more about how you can join the team!
Sunshine Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity within our workplace.