Assistant Cook - Hamilton Convention Centre
Carmen's Group
Hamilton, ON, CA
6d ago

The Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s is one of Canada’s first full service, privatized convention and event facilities located in the heart of downtown Hamilton.  It is the largest event venue in the City of Hamilton capable of producing exceptional events. The Hamilton Convention Centre is part of Carmen’s Group; an entertainment and hospitality company committed to creating extraordinary experiences to our clients and guests.

If you have the desire to work as an Assistant Cook, in a venue which produces the largest events in the City of Hamilton and are looking to join a team of champions we want to meet you.

THE ASSISTANT COOK AT THE HAMILTON CONVENTION CENTRE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Work in team oriented environment with a group of culinary  professionals
  • Exercise their knowledge of cooking, food handling and culinary standards
  • Demonstrate their creativity in hands-on work environment
  • Ensure food quality by maintaining high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation
  • Exercise good judgment and demonstrate leadership abilities
  • Ensure orders are prepared in an accurate and timely manner in accordance to Carmen’s Group standards, focusing on minimizing waste and overall presentation
  • Assure the proper care and maintenance of all food service equipment
  • Opportunity for professional growth within the company
  • Perform opening and closing duties as needed
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas utensils and kitchen equipment as needed
  • Make a difference in the lives of each and every one of our guests by directly contributing to their extraordinary experiences
  • Drive positive change in the organization
  • Other duties as assigned

ASSISTANT COOK POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive knowledge of cooking, food handling and sanitation standards
  • 1-3 years’ experience working on-line/in the kitchen preparing all menus using variety of kitchen equipment
  • Well-developed knife skills and different food preparation techniques
  • Willingness to learn and improve
  • Respectful mannerism
  • Required to work well with senior cooks/sous chef/executive chef
  • Positive, outgoing and friendly team player
  • Exceptional  problem solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Safe Food Handlers Certificate an asset
  • Culinary trade papers or Red Seal considered an asset
  • Driver’s license a requirement for off-site catering

WHAT CAN WE OFFER?

  • Great Place to Work Certified 
  • Positive and safe workspace with high emphasis on inclusivity   
  • Competitive wage package 
  • Pay on demand
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Hotel and Restaurant Discounts 
  • Opportunity to learn and apprentice under a Red Seal Journeyman cook
  • Staff recognition
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Participation in staff events
  • Opportunities for growth and a chance to play a role in our vision to continue being innovators and industry champions within the Hamilton hospitality community

Carmen’s group is an entertainment and hospitality company committed to creating extraordinary memories for our guests and clients. Driven by our passion, creativity, innovative thinking, and world class service, we have remained industry champions for over 40 years. We are committed to enriching the lives of our guests through providing one of a kind experiences at each of our venues including Carmen’s Banquet Centre, The Best Western Premier C Hotel by Carmen’s, The Lakeview by Carmen’s, and The Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s. We are devoted to bringing excitement to Hamilton and Southern Ontario, and to enhancing the image of Hamilton with every strategic initiative we pursue.

Carmen's Group makes certain there is an equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Carmen's Group will strive to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify The People & Culture Team upon scheduling your interview.

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