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1st Cook Meat Station : The Butchart Gardens Ltd - Wanted

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The Butchart Gardens' Food Services Department requires 1st Cook to work in The Dining Room Restaurant. The Successful candidate will report to The Dining Room Chef de Cuisine.

Job details:

Hot line, dinners, meat station: High volume, fine dining menu. Shifts are five days per week, 1:00-9:30pm. Station duties include: butchery, portioning of proteins for a la carte service, station set up, meat station execution, and station break down. Dinner service period begins at 5:00 and ends at 8:00. Experience in similar postings would be an asset. All kitchen service is coordinated with a satellite upper kitchen. Other details that pertain to the position: par level maintenance, pass-on list compilation, station switch over for the next day.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualities:

· Strong work ethic and conduct yourself in a professional manner

· Positive and caring approach to all staff

· Ability to direct traffic and stay calm during busy service periods

· Able to assist in other areas of the kitchen as directed

· Three years minimum of cooking experience

· Strong organizational skills

· Excellent communications skills

· Ability to work well under high volume circumstances

· Ability to work well in a team environment

· Positive and outgoing person

· Food Safe certification

This is a seasonal full-time position, starting May of 2018. The scheduling expectation is forty hours per week, plus overtime if/as required. Remuneration will be commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate.

Further information is available from the Human Resources dept. and our website: Please submit a cover letter and a resume to the Human Resources Dept., Box 4010, Victoria, B.C. V8X 3X4 or email

Fax: 250-544-4455.

The Butchart Gardens appreciates all applications, however, only those short listed for interviews will be notified.

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Date Posted
Apr 13, 2018

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