2nd Cook, The Blue Poppy Restaurant

Brentwood Bay, BC

The Butchart Gardens’ Food Services Department requires a 2nd Cook to work in The Blue Poppy Restaurants. The successful candidate will report to The Blue Poppy Sous Chef.


Job details:


-       Work weeks are five days per week, with a variety of shifts ranging from day, mid and night shifts

-       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:


-       FoodSafe certification

-       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 is a seasonal position offering 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 $20.83 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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