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  • Full Time
  • Keene, Ontario
  • December 31, 2022
  • Hours: 40

Website Elmhirst Resort

Elmhirst’s Resort is an all season, cottage resort and conference/wedding facility located on Rice lake, (approximately 25 minutes from Peterborough). We have a farm on site where we raise our own, ducks, beef, and turkeys for use in our food service operations. Elmhirst’s is a firm believer in sustainability and practicing responsible stewardship of the land and water that is so important to our business and, our community.


–          Lead teams of cooks during services

–          Design specials and help with menu development with guidance from the Chef

–          Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies

–          Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)

–          Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff

–          Ensure that Line Cooks and Jr. Cooks are working to set standards

–          Clean up station and take care of leftover food

–          Ensure that food comes out in a high quality and timely fashion

–          Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards

–          Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

–          Other tasks as assigned

–          Reports to the Chef



–          Current food handler’s certification

–          3-5 years cooking experience in any environment (restaurant line cooking experience preferred but not required)

–          Able to work standing for 8 hours

–          Able to lift Approx. 50 lbs

–          Formal cooking education an asset but not required

Pay / Hours:

–          $18.00 per hour

–          Regular tip out

–          Full time position approximately 35-40 hours per week consisting of mostly evenings and weekends with some flexibility

–          Optional 4 day work week

–          Seasonal overtime during peak periods is a possibility

What do we offer:

–          A positive and constructive work environment

–          An opportunity to work with great farm grown meats and produce

–          Fair scheduling, (eg. No “on-call” shifts, collaboration in schedule building)

–          Paid 40 min break every shift

–          All training is conducted during paid shifts, on the job training

–          Staff meals during all shifts

–          Opportunities for professional development, including apprenticeship and Red Seal

–          Access to resort facilities at no charge, some restrictions apply

–          Regular performance reviews

–          A culture that is diverse and inclusive (2SLGBTQIA+ Chamber of Commerce “Rainbow registered” Accreditation)

–          A beautiful rural, lakefront environment and a real commitment to sustainability (Sustainable Tourism 2030 Gold certified member)

–          Recognized as a leader in hospitality careers and employment (TIAO Tourism Employer of the Year 2019)

–         On-site shared living accommodations maybe available, please inquire

Elmhirst’s Resort is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive culture that attracts, develops, and retains the best team to provide exceptional hospitality.

How to apply:


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