First Cook (Part-time/Full-time) - Combine Care & Bar - #104788

Combine Cafe & Bar

Date: 1 week ago
City: Surrey, BC
Salary: CA$17.42 - CA$19.8 per hour
Contract type: Full time
Join the culinary adventure at Combine Cafe & Bar, an exciting and vibrant dining experience nestled in the heart of Surrey's City Centre. Combine is not just a dining destination; it's an integral part of Locale, a new premium rental tower at Century City.

At Combine Cafe & Bar, we've crafted a unique dining experience with made-to-order cafe and lunch offerings during the day, shareable international-inspired plates in the evening, and a curated wine and cocktail program.

But Combine Cafe & Bar is more than just a place to dine; it's a celebration of our local community's rich history, creativity, and culture. We've designed our space to embrace the local landscape, and our well-curated menu reflects the diversity and vibrancy of Surrey City Centre.

Why Join Our Team?

Combine offers team members a positive and inclusive team environment, a variety of benefits, including competitive wages and tips, health benefits, meal discounts, Employee and Family Assistance Program, work/life balance and the ability to advance your career through training and development opportunities! As part of Century Group, career growth opportunities are available within other hospitality areas and expand across our diverse group of companies. Apply now to be part of our great workplace culture and discover your next career move!

Role Summary

The role of First Cook reports directly to the Sous Chef and Head Chef. The role of First Cook prepares a variety of food products including meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, sauces, stock, breads and other food products using a variety of equipment and utensils according to kitchen protocol and standards.

The First Cook works with a degree of independence and is responsible for making decisions requiring sound judgment and is familiar with Combine Cafe & Bar policies and guest standards. As part of Combine Cafe & Bar the First Cook will contribute to the positive and enthusiastic team environment who work together as a cohesive team with a focus on excellence in all that we do.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that meals are prepared in a timely manner in accordance with Combine Bar & Kitchen recipes and assembly manuals and charts.
  • Prepare a daily prep sheet as par stocks indicate, levels on hand and amounts required.
  • Is responsible for having a clean and organized kitchen at all times.
  • To implement all required checklists and cleaning schedules during his/her shift.
  • Assure the proper care and maintenance of all food service equipment; identify equipment needs for food preparation and service.
  • Responsible for daily and weekly procedures, including temperature checks, food labeling/dating, organized freezer, fridge and dry storage area.
  • Ensure hygiene by maintaining high levels of cleanliness, organization, and sanitation of the kitchen.
  • Maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork within the restaurant.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and directed by Sous Chef and Head Chef.
  • Train Cooks on the different stations of the kitchen line.
Required Education & Experience

  • High school diploma
  • Level 1 Food safe
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a professional kitchen.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Passion for fresh ingredients and producing great food every day.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral.
  • Customer service skills – able to exceed guest expectations.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must work well within a restaurant team culture.
  • Should be able to supervise the team in absence of Sous chef and head chef
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and have a strong initiative.
  • A positive and team-oriented attitude.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work morning, evening and weekend shifts as business dictates
Combine Cafe & Bar will open its doors early Spring 2024! Apply now to be part of our team.

Our hiring professionals will assess your qualifications and experience in line with our requirements for the position. Qualified applicants will be contacted in mid to late January 2024 as we build our extraordinary team.

In the meantime, we encourage you to learn more about our company and its values by visiting our website or following us on social media. Once again, we appreciate your interest in joining our team and wish you the best of luck with your job search.


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