2nd Cook in Camp
Brookwood Camps and Catering - Edmonton, AB

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2nd Cook:

The second Chef is responsible for assisting the Head Chef in the day to day running and management of the kitchen

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for overseeing all operational aspects of the Kitchen and staff
  • Complete opening and closing procedures for the Kitchen
  • Direct staff as required to ensure all operational tasks are completed safely and efficiently as/when required
  • To have a hands-on approach for all Kitchen staff and to get involved in many aspects i.e. cleaning duties etc
  • To support and communicate regularly and effectively with the Head Chef and 1st Cooks and to ensure all issues are acknowledged and discussed during their absence.
  • To ensure daily administration records are complete, accurate and forwarded to the HC
  • To consistently check produce before service for freshness and flavour
  • To be responsible for ensuring all kitchen staff are preparing and presenting quality food and all final products leaving the kitchen are at the Company Standard
  • To report any issues with food quality and freshness to the Head Chef / 1st Cook
  • To ensure all kitchen staff follow correct food and hygiene standards
  • To follow the Stock Labelling and Rotation System to ensure the products are identifiable and used in the correct order
  • To lead by example for staff ensuring that the kitchen is always presentable
  • To ensure cleaning checklists are adhered to by Chefs and Kitchen Porters and directing staff to cleaning duties when required – especially during quiet times
  • To ensure the Kitchen, surrounding work surfaces and floor are kept tidy and clean at all times
  • To communicate any issues with the Kitchen’s presentation with the Head Chef and / or Manager on Duty
  • To ensure all Kitchen Staff use all Chemicals correctly
  • To provide a ‘hands-on’ management approach and lead by example for all
  • To help establish the Kitchen area as a positive work environment for all
  • To assist in succession planning for Kitchen Porters/ Trainee Chefs

About this company
Brookwood Camps & Catering has the capabilities to provide you with a broad range of camps and catering services for your remote location...