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Job Title: Cook

Term of Employment: Full-Time, Permanent

Anticipated start date: As soon as possible

Wages: $19 – 21/ hour, 37.5 hours / week

Language: English Minimum

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Positions Available: 1

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years of relevant experience

Work Location Information: Staff accommodation available, urban area, willing to relocate, relocation costs covered by employer

Vancouver public education alliance is hiring 1 Full-time, Permanent cook for our Victoria location. We are seeking for cooks with strong culinary experience and having different cultural knowledge of food will be considered an asset.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

• Prepare and cook complete meals or specialty foods, such as Chinese food, Sichuan Cuisine, Shanghai Cuisine, Beijing Cuisine and create decorative food displays

• Present food to order according to Company food preparation and timing standards

• Be able to prepare meals for customers with food allergies.

• Maintain records of food, supplies and equipment, order supplies and equipment.

• Check inventory, update inventory information weekly and make shopping list according to the menu

• Work with specialized cooking equipment (deep fryer, mixer, oven, etc.).

• Clean the kitchen and inspect the kitchen and food service areas.

• Need to be efficient and consistent of production and presentation of all dishes

• Maintain exceptional quality of food products and standards

• Train staff in preparation, cooking, and handling of food.

• Plan menus one week ahead, determine the size of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs

Required Skills:

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

•1 year to less than 2 years of relevant experience

•Experience in Group Setting dining

• Familiar with Chinese food making, including Sichuan, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangdong, and other Cuisine

• Must have a basic understanding of units of measure for following recipes

• Must be able to perform efficiently

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

Fast-paced environment, Attention to detail, Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability:

Excellent oral communication, Flexibility, Team player, Organized, Initiative, Dependability, Reliability, Effective interpersonal skills.

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