River Cree Resort

  • Prep Cook- Hotel

    Job Location CA-AB-Enoch
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.


    • Be required to work under supervision as directed in various areas of the culinary department including banquets, or bakeshop
    • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards.
    • Must possess excellent knife skills and be able to differentiate and cut various vegetables.
    • Do basic breakfast prep like traying up bacon, sausage, tray pastries, muffins, and make waffle and pancake mix.
    • Peel and cut fruits for buffets and banquets.
    • Set up breakfast buffet, lunch buffet, or dessert buffet. Act as buffet runner to replenish buffets at all times.
    • Control food waste and check par for shift.
    • Assist in same day prep and advance prep for next day.
    • Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages
    • Assist banquets with making sandwiches, condiments, plating for large banquets events. Prep salads and condiments for buffets and banquets.
    • Assist with carving stations, omelet stations or pasta station.
    • Stock up the dry store and assist in stocking. Maintain refrigerator and freezer cleanliness according to standards.
    • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.


    • High School Diploma, strongly preferred, but not necessary
    • Knowledge of Food & Beverage cycle
    • Food Safety Certification is an asset
    • Ability to handle stress in a fast-paced environment

    • Organizational Skills
    • Ability to verbally communicate effectively with guests and co-workers in English
    • Team Player
    • Must be able to work flexible shifts

    The Schedule for this position may vary and would require the ability to work shift work, late nights, weekends and holidays.


    • Pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, upward reaching
    • Exposure to cleaning chemicals
    • Exposure to extreme temperatures
    • Prolonged periods of standing and/or walking
    • Minimum lifting 10 lbs.
    • Maximum lifting 40 lbs.
    • Must push / pull product 40 lbs. +
    • Must have use of both hands
    • Must do repetitive hand work


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