1st Cook

1st Cook


Job Position: 1st Cook

Company: Gategroup

Expected salary:

Location: Halifax, NS

1st Cook Job Details:


We’re looking for motivated, engaged people to help make everyone’s journeys better.

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

We are now hiring a 1st Cook to work in our flight kitchen located at the Halifax Airport.

This position is represented by a labor Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreement – UNIONIZED

A 1st 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.

Perks at Work:

Medical and Dental benefits after successfully completing probation

Subsidized Meals

Airline flight benefits

Corporate discounts such as GoodLife Fitness, TELUS Mobility and Bell Mobility

Free Parking

Free access to an employee assistant program

Job Requirements:

At least 3 years experience cooking in a high-volume catering environment

Experience cooking international fare preferred

Read, write and follow food specifications and menu guidelines in English

Red Seal or equivalent

Good Communication skills

Our Employees Must Be Able to:

Work assigned schedule which may include multiple shifts, weekends and holidays

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 production and HACCP documentation as required

Communicate with Supervisors and co-workers

Ability to direct other kitchen employees effectively

Work as a member of a team

Education Requirements:

Culinary degree or cooking certification

Red Seal is preferred

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

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.

Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment criminal check.

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role

Gate group is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other ground under applicable law.

Gate Gourmet Canada Inc. is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability up to the point of undue hardship during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please inform our Recruitment Team if you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

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

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of 1st Cook Apply Now!

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