Cook 1 Sunshine Village Summer 2019

April 10 2019
Categories Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Indoor, Food service, Kitchen
Banff, AB
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Cook 1 Sunshine Village Summer 2019

Banff, AB, Canada Req #450
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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?

  • A ridiculously cool life experience
  • A plethora of lively staff events all season long
  • A chance to enjoy the alpine vistas
  • A summer experience that is outstanding!
  • And best of all, you can live on the top of the mountain with on-hill accommodation available as needed!


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.

Essential Functions

  • 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.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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