2nd cook (Casual Permanent)
The Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street, B3H2P6 Halifax, NS
Deep in the heart of downtown Halifax, The Westin Nova Scotian offers first class accommodations in elegant and historic surroundings. We are an employer of choice in this vibrant city, being named Great Place to Work (Retail & Hospitality), 2018 & 2019. With our 4 1/2 star Canada Select property offering 310 well-appointed guest rooms and 23,000 square feet of meeting space, our hotel is ideal for the business traveler, meeting planner, and leisure traveler alike.

The Westin is currently looking to hire individuals who are outgoing, friendly and like to have fun while maintaining a strong work ethic. We are currently looking for a Casual Permanent 2nd Cook. 


The primary duty of the 2nd Cook is to prepare high quality food to order for guests based on established guidelines, keep work area clean and organized and conduct his or her self in a positive professional manner.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in line cooking and fair knowledge of fine dining.
  • Minimum of 1 year as 2nd cook or cumulative experience as 3rd cook.
  • Line cooking and knowledge of fine dining an asset.
  • Must be able to work in high paced, stressful environment and maintain professional attitude.
  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Long stretches between days off can be possible in high volume times.
  • Assume daily responsibilities according to schedule and business needs.
  • Preparation of Outlet, Banquet and any other food requirements.
  • Requisitioning of food, beverage and dry goods from the storeroom.
  • Check daily food requirements and prepare them accordingly.
  • Ensure that refrigerators, freezers, working areas and kitchen are kept clean.
  • Ensure that equipment is functioning, sanitized and that any maintenance is reported to Kitchen Management.
  • Ensure strict control of waste and portion and help to control food quality and cost using standard recipe methods, pictures and maintain low inventory.
  • Design specials for the day when required.
  • Must never say no to a guest request without offering an alternative.
  • Must comply with requests from departmental managers.
  • Attend appropriate meetings.
  • On a need bases: sweep, mop, and wash down tables and general cleaning to ensure a clean and sanitary work place.
  • Other duties as required.
Rate of Pay: $16.10 per hour

Closing Date:  December 7, 2018

Please apply online at www.nchrjobs.com
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