BHTM Summer 2020 Internship Inverary Inn, Baddeck Nova Scotia

  • Location: Baddeck, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: February 20, 2020 at 11:00 pm


Are you energetic and passionate about providing an amazing food experience?  Do you crave working in a high-energy team environment with passionate individuals? Do you aspire for an exciting and rewarding career in beautiful Cape Breton? Then we encourage you to apply for the Cook position at Inverary Resort!

Job Summary:

The Cook will be responsible for providing an exceptional culinary product to our guests while working in a clean, professional and productive environment.

Core Competencies:

  • Cooking and knife skills
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focused
  • Knowledge of food and restaurant/banquet (high-volume) kitchen operations
  • Flexible
  • Energetic
  • Problem Solving and Priority Managing
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethical and acts with Integrity
  • Excellent Communication

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and serve dishes based on Inverary Resort standardized recipes in a timely and efficient fashion to ensure that there is no interruption to guest service
  • In compliance with regulations and Resort policies and procedures, maintain a healthy and safe working environment by keeping work areas, fridges, equipment and utensils clean and in top working condition and by ensuring proper food handling and sanitation techniques are employed at all times
  • Ensure overproduction and food waste are kept to a minimum by remaining organized and attentive in order to reduce food cost expense
  • Ensure orders are put away effectively, quickly, and in a strategic manner to maintain freshness and to ensure efficient product usage
  • Maintain open-communication with team and actively engage and share ideas and comments with culinary leaders
  • Be continually aware of, and enforce, the highest standards of respect within the kitchen and beyond
  • Be continually aware of, and enforce, the highest standards of personal hygiene and dress
    • Any other duties as required


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • (1) year of food service experience in a similar setting required
  • A certificate or diploma in a related field preferred
  • Highly flexible, reliable, responsible
  • Strong interpersonal and active listening skills with a demonstrated ability to positively take direction from supervisors/managers
  • Able to effectively communicate in the English language both verbally and in writing
  • Able to remain calm, focused and professional under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining service and product standards
  • Excellent time and priority-management and ability to problem-solve
  • Demonstrated compliance with safety and sanitation regulations
  • Able to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail

Working Conditions

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing and pulling
  • Morning, evening, and weekend shifts as well as overtime as required
  • Exposure to heat and noise in kitchen


$13 – $17 per hour, conditional on knowledge, skills and abilities of the candidate.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to or drop it off in-person at the Inverary Resort Front Desk.

Thank you for your interest.