Kitchen Cook

  calgary

Working at the Italian Centre Shop is like being part of our family. We value, reward and promote team members who are passionate about food, family, community and committed to doing a great job. We are currently looking for a Full Time Kitchen Cook at our Willow Park (9919 Fairmont Drive SE) location.

What We Offer: • Unlimited career advancements and strong training • Free lunches every shift • Flexible work schedule • A great atmosphere where we listen to your ideas • Excellent health benefits start after six months for full time employees • An opportunity to work with a supportive team • A clean and safe work environment

What You’ll Be Doing: • Wash, peel, and cut various foods such as fruits and vegetables to prepare for cooking or serving • Using kitchen utensils such as knives, peelers and graters to perform various food tasks • Portion, wrap and label meals and place in display areas • Place food trays over food warmers for immediate service or store them in refrigerated storage cabinets • Weigh and/or measure ingredients and portions • Clean and sanitize kitchen as needed and according to the company cleaning standards • Follow company’s food safety, kitchen cleaning and sanitization standards • Serve customers at food warmers and portion meals according to company standards

Physical Requirements: • Long periods of standing and walking • Frequent bending and twisting • Manual and repetitive tasks • Individuals are required to lift 30lbs. • Tasks are performed in varying temperatures (i.e. stoves, ovens, in/out of refrigerators)

What We’re Looking For:

Education: • High School or GED from an accredited school system or program is preferred.

Experience: • A minimum of one year experience in a fast food or catering environment; however, we are willing to train the right candidate.

Skills and Abilities: • Excellent listening skills and communication skills, both verbal and written • Ability to work under pressure, while maintaining a professional image at all times • Work independently with little direct supervision • Have a well-balanced concern for both task and people • Have a genuine concern for needs of customers

Working conditions: Job requires employee to work a variety of shifts including mornings, days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Employees will be exposed to cold temperatures when accessing our refrigerated areas. Job also requires employee to work with challenging customers and/or situations.

We’d love to hear from you!