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Lead Cook - Aramark Canada - Remote Camps

Labrador City, NL A2V
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About AramarkAramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the worlds leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



The Lead Cook is responsible for ensuring high standards are met and includes an emphasis on the sustainability of food products. The quality, presentation, and timeliness of meals have a huge impact on the client standards and staff morale. The Lead Cook also plays a major role in maintaining positive attitudes in the kitchen by frequent communication with kitchen staff and by giving effective feedback about work performance.


Areas of responsibilities include:

  • Collaborates with his/her supervisors on a weekly basis for planning and brainstorming. Establish and evaluate core menu in consultation with supervisor:
  • Plan the weekly menu with input from cooks and bakers o Meet weekly with supervision to evaluate menu
  • Ensure proper receiving, storage, and rotation of products waste and maximize thorough usage of food through careful ordering, proper and well-organized storage, use of proven recipes, and creative use of leftover food
  • Ensure that the food service vision and goals are being met:
  • Establish portion sizes, test new recipes and file recipes for all new menu items
  • Ensure all food is consistently prepared and presented according to the vision established and agreed upon by the Lodge Operations Manager and the Client.
  • Safety and sanitation:
  • Train and oversee staff to ensure safety and sanitation in food preparation areas o Ensure all equipment is kept clean and in good working condition
  • Train staff on proper use of all equipment Administrative duties:
  • Review invoices from vendor for accuracy
  • Review and update computer files related to food service as needed o Food inventories
  • Signage and labels Training
  • Train and supervise all food service staff in the proper preparation and o Presentation of menu items according to established standards
  • Train and supervise staff to exceed basic sanitation standards
  • Train staff for safe and proper use of all equipment, chemicals, and tools
  • Plan and hold group meetings or prepare memos as needed to address changes or refinements to procedures
  • Staff Evaluations
  • Communicate effectively and frequently with staff  to give feedback about work performance and to convey necessary  information about menu changes, guest meal counts, inventory updates, and procedural changes.


  • Two or more years progressive cooking or catering experience required, including at least one year supervisory and/or management experience in the culinary field
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, supervise, and evaluate employees Strong interest in training and coaching
  • Seasonal hospitality cooking experience desired
  • Demonstrated quality in leadership and written and verbal communication skills HACCP training desired
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft office, willingness to learn Basic accounting experience

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.



Posted: 2019-07-03 Expires: 2019-09-05

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