2nd Cook

Metro Area Location: Vancouver, BC   Job Code: 33519
State/Territory: Other - outside of U.S.A.   # of openings: 1



2nd Cook Needed!

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.  For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.

We are now hiring for International Cooks to work in our flight kitchen located at the Vancouver airport. This position is represented by a labor Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreement.

An International Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking various food items according to recipes, and for observing and enforcing strict requirements with regard to food safety. The job includes sautéing, poaching, baking, grilling and sauce preparation, as well as working with broilers, fryers, grills, ovens and stove-top cooking.

Job Specific Requirements:

At least 2 years experience cooking in a high volume institutional catering environment

Experience cooking international fare preferred

Read, write and follow food specifications and menu guidelines in English

Red Seal or equivalent

Our Employees Must Be Able to:

Work assigned schedule which may include multiple shifts, weekends and holidays

Work overtime when required

Arrive to work on-time

Pass a criminal background check

Handle fish, beef, pork, poultry and other food products

Follow written food specifications and menu guidelines in English

Handle knives and kitchen tools properly

Complete paperwork

Communicate with Supervisors and co-workers

Follow directions

Work as a member of a team

Education Requirements:

Culinary degree or cooking certification preferred

Red Seal or equivalent

Environmental Requirements:

Will be exposed to extreme temperature changes and noise

Must be able to lift, push, pull, move product, equipment and supplies up to fiftly (50) pounds

Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours

Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position:

Thinking - Information search and analysis, problem resolution skills

Engaging - Understanding others, team leadership, developing people

Inspiring - Influencing and building relationships, motivating and inspiring, communicating effectively

Achieving - Delivering business results under pressure, championing performance improvement, customer focus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. Gate Gourmet Canada Inc. is pleased to accomodate applicants who have a disability. Please inform our Recruitment Team if you require a disability related accomodation to participate in the recruitment process.

Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment drug screen, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.

Gate Gourmet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!




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