BHTM Summer Internship 2020 – Deerhurst Resort (May – October 10th or later) – Ontario [First Cook]

  • Location: Ontario
  • Deadline: February 27, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Full time Position – 40 hours

Wage: $17.50 per hour

Position Summary

The successful candidate must be a leader with current culinary skills, experience, and knowledge.  This individual must be able to work and lead a team with a positive attitude, while demonstrating a high standard of culinary operation.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare and cook individual dishes or entire meals
  • Responsible for proper cleaning and sanitation of all work areas and all related kitchen equipment
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of fresh produce and proteins and utilize all cooking methods to execute in a fast paced high volume outlet
  • Demonstrate continuous efforts to improve operations and streamline work processes
  • Work cooperatively and jointly to execute seamless guest service
  • Assist Sous Chefs and Chef De Partie’s as needed
  • Train and develop new culinary colleagues
  • Actively share ideas, opinions, and suggestions pertaining to menu development
  • Prepare all a la carte and buffet food to spec
  • Effective communication skills; verbal, and written
  • Develop and implement standards to enhance the food experience in keeping with food trends
  • Play a part in ensuring the established standards outlined in the kitchen orientation manual are maintained on a daily basis
  • Ensure that all equipment, fixtures, and supplies of the department are kept in good supply and in good repair
  • Maintain positive morale within the department
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, as well as monitoring fellow colleagues within the department
  • Work in compliance with resort’s health and safety standards and government regulations, ensure all hosts work safely – take appropriate action when necessary
  • Ensure cohesion with other colleagues and work together with stewarding associates to maintain a clean and sanitary environment
  • Maintain daily temperature audits
  • All other assigned duties


  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar sized restaurant, hotel or resort required
  • Supervisory experience an asset
  • Provincial Red Seal certificate an asset
  • Food safety training certificate required
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and clean driving record required

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in Canada.


Furnished host accommodation available minutes from the resort $17 per day all inclusive

Benefits and Employee Perks are available

The above job description is not intended to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills or efforts associated with or expected of the role, but are intended to accurately reflect principal job elements.

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to