1st Cook
Gate Gourmet
Edmonton, AB, CAN
1d ago


A First Cook is responsible for leading out food production team, preparing and cooking various food items according to recipes and airline menu specifications.

He / she must follow consistently all the food safety and HACCP principles in line with Gate Gourmet Food Safety policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for timely, proper, and efficient preparation of all food items according to the correct menu specifications, recipes, and passenger load requirements.
  • Ensure the proper use of raw materials in a continuous effort to keep wastage to a minimum.
  • Comply with and practice the company‚Äôs established Food Safety / HACCP Policy and Procedures.
  • Assuring that the quality standards of the food is maintained all the time
  • Co-ordinate with Assembly / Food Packing staff to make sure their work is not delayed, and all dished meals are in accordance with the airline specs
  • Responsible for managing inventory, ensure FIFO is being followed
  • Should have basic knowledge, experience, and skills to work with various modern kitchen equipment Rational Oven, Fryer, Steam Kettles, Char Broiler, Flat top Stove, Cooking Gas range etc.
  • Job Specific Requirements :

  • At least 1-year experience cooking in a hotel kitchen / restaurant or manufacturing high volume catering environment
  • Experience cooking in various cuisines Asian / Indian / Continental / is an asset
  • Must be able to Read, write and follow food specifications and menu guidelines in English
  • Our Employees Must Be Able to :

  • Work assigned schedule which may include multiple shifts, weekends and holiday
  • Arrive to work on-time
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Education Requirements

  • Culinary degree or cooking certification preferred
  • Red Seal or equivalent preferred
  • Environmental Requirements :

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, move product, equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts of 8 hours
  • Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position :

    Thinking - Information search and analysis, problem resolution skills

    Engaging - Understanding others, team leadership, developing people

    Inspiring - Influencing and building relationships, motivating and inspiring, communicating effectively

    Achieving - Delivering business results under pressure, championing performance improvement, customer focus

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position.

    They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.

    In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

    Gate Gourmet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

    If you want to be part of a team that helps make travel and culinary memories, join us!

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