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
Communicate with Supervisors and co-workers
Work as a member of a team
Culinary degree or cooking certification preferred
Red Seal or equivalent
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. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
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!