1st Cook, The Dining Room Restaurant

Brentwood Bay, BC

1st Cook, The Dining Room Restaurant

The Butchart Gardens’ Food Services Department requires a 1st Cook to work in The Dining Room Restaurant. The successful candidate will report to The Dining Room Sous Chef.

Job details:

- Work weeks are five days per week, with a variety of shifts ranging from 7:00am-3:30pm to


- Station duties include: prep for á la carte service, station set up, entremetier station

execution and station break down

- Experience in similar positions is required. 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

Candidate qualities:

- Red Seal certification

- FoodSafe certification

- Three years minimum of cooking experience

- Strong work ethic and ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner

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

- Technical competency in food service techniques, equipment, ingredients and procedures

- Strong organizational and excellent communication skills

- Ability to work well under high volume dynamic circumstances

- Ability to lead, empower, motivate, and train staff

- Positive and outgoing personality

This position offers 35-40 hours per week from the beginning of May to the end of October, and December - January 6, 2025, with reduced hours during the shoulder months. This position includes shift work, weekend work and occasional overtime and will commence at a mutually agreed upon date starting from $28.41 per hour plus gratuities.

Remuneration will be commensurate with this level of responsibility and qualifications of the applicant.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and résumé to: Human Resources department, The Butchart Gardens Ltd. 800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay BC V8M 1J8; Fax: (250)544-4455

email: [email protected]

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