Job Details - 1st Cook

1st Cook

Cape Smokey



Destination Cape Smokey
Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia

Job Summary

Destination Cape Smokey is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate cook to join our amazing team this summer. We are seeking a qualified and experienced 1st Cook (NOC 6322) for our restaurant to prepare food for our clientele. 1st Cook is responsible for the food preparation, food service, and cleaning procedures, while supervising the kitchen. 1st Cook is responsible for all food storerooms including fridges and freezers.

Destination Cape Smokey is located on Cape Breton Island, the # 1 ranked Island in North America. A storied land with more tales to be written. Rich in natural beauty, with a deep sense of cultural roots, Cape Breton Island is known for its warmth and generous need to share it with the world. Locals know it’s a place for all seasons; Now it’s your turn to see for yourself.

Principal Duties:

Reports to: Head Cook  

  • Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods
  • Schedule and supervise kitchen helpers
  • Oversee kitchen operations
  • Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment
  • When required, may set up and oversee buffets
  • Clean kitchen and work area
  • Plan menus, determine size of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs, and monitor and order supplies
  • Train kitchen staff.

Hours: This position is a full-time.
Salary: The qualified applicant will be paid $16 – $18 per hour.

START DATE: May 19th, 2021.

Please send resumes to:


Job Specifications / Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ professional experience cooking cuisine
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Physical endurance to stand for an entire shift
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Works well as part of a team and on individual tasks
  • Able to quickly memorize complex or multiple orders
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Able to work mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • Able to bend, move, and lift up to 25 pounds or more
  • Food Handlers course and certification an asset.
Intended Job Posting Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Ingonish Beach
Inverness County
Nova Scotia
Job Information
Cape Smokey
NOC Code
Cooks (6322)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
Pay Rate
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
May 19th 2021
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Intermediate (CLB 5-7)
Posted on
April 20th 2021
May 14th 2021