General Cook
gategroup
Vancouver, BC, CAN
1d ago

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.

For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.

We are now hiring General Cooks to work in our flight kitchen located at the Vancouver airport. This position is represented by a labor Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreement.

A Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking various food items according to recipes, and for observing and enforcing strict requirements with regard to food safety.

The job includes sautéing, poaching, baking, grilling and sauce preparation, as well as working with broilers, fryers, grills, ovens and stove-top cooking.

Job Specific Requirements :

  • At least 2 years’ experience cooking in a high volume institutional catering environment
  • Experience cooking international fare preferred
  • 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
  • Work overtime when required
  • Arrive to work on-time
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Handle fish, beef, pork, poultry and other food products
  • Follow written food specifications and menu guidelines in English
  • Handle knives and kitchen tools properly
  • Complete paperwork
  • Communicate with Supervisors and co-workers
  • Follow directions
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Education Requirements

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

  • Will be exposed to extreme temperature changes and noise
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, move product, equipment and supplies up to fiftly (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!

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