First Cook

Employer Info

Nominated for 2013 Steel Design Awards of Excellence, Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel offers you far more than the typical airport hotel experience. Whether you're laying over or in need of a lie-down, luxurious touches like in-room Keurig® coffee machines and state-of-the-art fitness center make you feel right at home. While soundproofed modular solid wall construction and triple-glazed, argon-filled glass, ensures there's always time for quiet moments. Company Website: Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel 


The Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel is looking for a full time First Cook to contribute to our state of the art culinary department. Responsible for collaborating with various departments across the entire hotel, the kitchen is a crucial contributor to the heart of our house. If you are the type of individual who is willing to ensure the highest level of cleanliness and food quality is distributed to our guests each and every time they dine with us than you should consider a position in our Culinary department.

We have a great benefit plan that includes extensive medical and dental as well as life insurance. This plan is 80% covered by the hotel for single coverage. We also offer a great loyalty program and, have a travel program which can have you staying in hotels across the world for as little as $29 a night!

•Assist Chef de Partie with improving and maintaining quality and consistency of food in the Banquet Kitchen and Halo restaurant
•Maintains cleanliness standards in the entire prep kitchen, walk-in freezers, walk-in boxes and all reach-in refrigerators
•Assist in monitoring and taking daily temperatures of fridges and freezers in the kitchen
•Maintains food quality and service in accordance with standardized company recipes and procedures
•Regularly reports all needed maintenance projects to appropriate departments
•Helps foster and maintain professional working relationships between kitchen and Front of the House Ambassadors
•Assist Chef de Partie with ordering, organization, and proper rotation of all food
•Ensure that all special requests from guests, owners and management are executed with accuracy, expediency and the highest of standards
•Follow and maintain restaurant recipe user guides and costing books
•Assist when needed in taking and posting menu item photos in each outlet to insure uniformity and consistency
•Assist Sous Chef and Chef de Partie in monitoring and recording safe temperatures of hot and cold foods
•Help enforce proper sanitation practices in the kitchen and ensuring compliance with hotel policy and health regulations
•Assist in making sure that all food handling and storing practices are monitored on a daily basis, and all food preparation is labeled and dated.
•Assist in maintaining working relationships with our Stewarding Team
•Attends all associate meetings, and come up with suggestions for solving problems.
•Duties to include, but not limited to, Grilling, Broiling, Entremetier, Garde Mange, Breakfast cookery, Basic Butchery, Basic Pastry, line cooking and Banquet Kitchen.
•Perform all other duties as assigned by Sous Chef and Chef de Partie

Special Requirements

Education and Experience
•High school diploma or GED
•Able to work with little supervision.
•1 to 2 years of experience in a full service hotel kitchen or similar operation
•Must have a friendly disposition and be well mannered.

Renaissance Hotel

Start Date: November 8, 2018

End Date: December 4, 2018

Positions Available:1