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First Cook

First Cook

Company: Muskoka Woods
Contact Person: Diane Huff
20 Bamburgh Cres.
Scarborough, Ontario , M1W 3Y5
Phone: 416-495-6960

Position Description

Muskoka Woods is a Christian youth development organization that welcomes everyone to an experience for a lifetime. We are located on the shores of beautiful Lake Rosseau and across Ontario through our CITYCAMP program. We specialize in summer camp, day camp, school trips, group retreats and leadership development for all ages. We exist to inspire youth to shape their world.


Job Title:                      First Cook           

Reports to:                   Sous Chef

Employment Status:      Full-time

Location:                      at our Resort in Rosseau, ON


Job Purpose:  To provide quality food service to staff and guests through: day-to-day cooking operations, complying with all Health and Safety standards, proper food-handling techniques and Muskoka Woods standards; maintaining a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen. 


Key Job Functions:


Food Preparation and Cooking 

Follow daily production list, verify recipes and quantities.
Cook meals as assigned including all Special Diet menu items.
Be creative in utilizing leftover inventory and adding sizzle to meals.
Contribute ideas to the overall menu planning.


Maintain a high level of cleanliness and organization of kitchen. 

Participates in daily cleaning routines and schedules including the pantry, all fridges, freezer, cooking line, prep kitchen, equipment, dish area, loading docks, walk in area, floors and garbage removal.
Receives product, verifying invoices and freshness of merchandise, puts away and organizes deliveries as required.
Washes dishes when required.

Is aware of and abides by all Health and Safety and Food Handling requirements.


Participate on the Team

Participate in quarterly Staff Development Weeks and in on-going training with seasonal staff
Participate in weekly/bi-weekly meetings with team and Sous Chef
Participate in community events and initiatives ie Cadence, one on ones, social gatherings



Participate in meetings as needed and corporate events as required.  (Town Hall, Annual Retreat)
Organizes time accordingly
Other requests as outlined by the Sous Chef


Skills, Attributes and Experience required:

Hard worker with a service mindset
Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
Team player
Has 2 to 5 years experience as a cook/in an industrial kitchen
Personal values that match Muskoka Woods core values


Essential Functions:

Able to assist in unloading of food truck – up to 50 lbs

Possess the ability to stand for 6-8 hours at a time


Please forward all cover letters and resumes to

Thank you for your interest in Muskoka Woods!!

Posted: February 28, 2018 | Expires: May 29, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 4996 ]