First Cook


Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre Grande Prairie
Grande Prairie, Alberta

Posted On: March 26, 2024
Last Day to Apply: April 26, 2024
Employment Type: Full Time - Hourly

We are looking for a 1st Cook to join our team!

Do you have a strong eye for detail? The ability to thrive while multitasking? This is the perfect job for you! We also offer top-of-market wages and excellent perks. 

Job Description

As the 1st Cook, you are authorized to support a team of culinary professionals in creating inspired and memorable dining experiences for our guests. You will achieve this by executing a culinary program that matches the brand experience, ensuring quality is delivered every time and making business decisions that are focused on upholding the highest standards in guest service while delivering against key financial goals and performance metrics.

Pomeroy Perks

  • Competitive wages and Health and Wellness benefit plan.
  • Paid on-the-job training with additional learning opportunities.
  • Growth and development opportunities, both personal and professional.
  • Personal days: 5 per year after 90 days of continuous full-time employment.
  • Pomeroy Stay Travel Program.

Key Focuses

  • Prepares and cooks a variety of dishes according to established recipes while ensuring quality, taste, and presentation.
  • Assists Executive Chef with menu ordering, inventory, and daily production planning.
  • Oversees kitchen operations during their shift to ensure smooth workflow, timely execution, and adherence to established standards.
  • Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment with strict adherence to Health and Safety SOP’s.
  • Maintains full knowledge of menu items, daily features, and promotions while managing all creation to service quality standards.
  • Assists in the planning and execution of special events, such as banquets.

Experience/Passions/Education

  • Two years of culinary experience.
  • Previous leadership experience in the culinary field.
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required.
  • Valid Foodsafe certificate or advanced (Level 2) Food Safety certification is preferred.

Working Conditions

This position may work dayshift, afternoon, or evening shift any day of the week or weekend with long days to meet periodic upturns in business demands or meet deadlines.  This position is set in a fast-paced and, at times, high-pressure environment that requires continuous physical movement, the ability to lift up to 30 lbs., and the ability to manage multiple sequences and demands. There may be periods of independent work and changes in temperature from the back to the front of the house.

About Pomeroy Lodging

Pomeroy Lodging is Western Canada’s leader in hospitality and lodging. Driven to meet every need, we own and operate a comprehensive range of hotels and resorts throughout the West. Our investment goes well beyond the walls of our hotels and the land we build on. Pomeroy Lodging is committed to investing heavily in our people, properties, and communities.

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