Destination Cape Smokey – 2nd Cook – Ingonish NS – Part-time/full-time work available

  • Location: Ingonish, NS
  • Deadline: June 27, 2021

Title: 2nd Cook

Destination Cape Smokey,

38696 Cabot Trail Road

Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia

B0C 1L0


Destination Cape Smokey is located on Cape Breton Island, the # 1 ranked Island in North America. A storied land with more tales to be written. Rich in natural beauty, with a deep sense of cultural roots, Cape Breton Island is known for its warmth and generous need to share it with the world. Locals know it’s a place for all seasons; Now it’s your turn to see for yourself.

Job Summary:

Destination Cape Smokey is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate cook to join our amazing team this summer. We are seeking a 2nd Cook for our restaurant to prepare meals and follow our establishments recipes. Duties include preparing ingredients, adhering to the restaurant menu, and following food health and safety procedures. Cook, clean, assist other cooks and staff and deliver food in a fast-paced environment. Work may include operating a grill, oven, or fryer. Previous experience in a team environment and various cooking methods preferred.

Principal Duties:

Reports to: 1st Cook  

  • Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods;
  • Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment;
  • Setting up, cleaning, and organizing work stations;
  • Preparing ingredients for the shift; washing vegetables, chopping, seasoning meat, etc.;
  • Preparing oven, utensils, and grill for shift;
  • Taking orders from computerized system;
  • Handling multiple food orders at one time;
  • Dressing order for presentation;
  • Ensuring each guest order has the correct food and sides;
  • Storing all food properly;
  • Sanitizing and cleaning work stations and utensils;
  • Assisting other cooks in preparing food or helping other team members when needed.

Job Specifications / Qualifications:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently;
  • Professional experience cooking cuisine an asset;
  • Physical endurance to stand for an entire shift;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed;
  • Works well as part of a team and on individual tasks;
  • Able to quickly memorize complex or multiple orders;
  • Able to work mornings, evenings, and weekends;
  • Able to bend, move, and lift up to 25 pounds or more;
  • Food Handlers course and certification an asset.

Hours: This position is a full-time position.

Salary: The qualified applicant will be paid $14 – $16 per hour.


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