BHTM Summer Internship: Cabot Links First Cook

  • Location: Inverness
  • Deadline: January 15, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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As a First Cook at Cabot, you will assist in preparation and delivery of high quality food items in a busy kitchen.

Core Accountabilities:

  • Prepare the necessary food items as directed by the culinary management team in accordance with Cabot standards and in a timely and efficient fashion to ensure that there is no interruption to guest service
  • Follow all recipes, weights and measures to produce quality food according to the management team
  • Keep work station clean and organized including fridge’s/freezers, countertops and stove tops
  • Keeps overproduction and food waste to a minimum in order to reduce food cost expense
  • Will operate all kitchen equipment and conduct themselves with safety in mind at all times
  • Ensure that all food products are handled, stored, prepared and served safely in accordance with company and government Food Safety guidelines
  • Report any and all deficiencies in kitchen equipment functionality and quality of food products to the Chef de Cuisine in a timely fashion
  • Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
  • Ensure that station opening and closing procedures are carried out to standard
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment
  • Maintain a clean, neat and professional appearance, ensuring proper protective clothing is worn at all times
  • Carry out and attend, if required, training courses, which are necessary for the performance of the role
  • Ensure orders are put away effectively, quickly, and in an organized manner
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Previous experience in the culinary field required
  • Diploma/Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
    Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Demands:

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequently lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional ascending or descending stairs and ramps
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Must be able to work in a hot, stressful, noisy kitchen

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to