First Cook

First Cook

The Hotel Grand Pacific’s Kitchen team is growing! We’re looking to add another First Cook to our close-knit team. An independent 4-star property, we provide a friendly work environment and support the internal growth of our culinary staff. The selected candidate will be preparing quality products for our Pacific Restaurant. This is an exciting time to join as our restaurant is having its renovation completed this summer.

Description of Duties:

  • Prepare, cook and present foods by maintaining the standards and consistency established by the kitchen management team
  • Supervise and train staff in a designated section of the kitchen
  • Assist in planning and execution of Banquet menus and other menus as assigned
  • Develop new designs and recipes, including testing and tasting of recipes
  • Follow the latest trends in culinary arts
  • Monitor and maintain the highest standards of cleanliness within the kitchen
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years of well-rounded culinary experience
  • Red Seal Certification and Food Safe
  • Accountable for all decisions made during a shift
  • Ability to effectively delegate when required
  • Previous supervisor/leadership experience is an asset
  • Available to work more than 30 hours per week
  • Available to work early mornings or evenings

Why Choose Us?

  • Friendly community environment
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted employee parking
  • Excellent employee meal program
  • Food discounts in both our Café and Pacific Restaurant
  • Friends and family hotel rate
  • Employee discount available at other Preferred Hotels around the world
  • Other industry discounts
  • Excellent extended benefits (Life and AD&D, Health, Dental, Vision, and an Employee and Family Assistance program. A matching Defined Contribution Pension Plan & an RRSP program available when eligible)
  • Employee recognition & referral program
  • Treat days, employee events and an annual employee party
  • We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity and inclusion in our team
  • We support employee growth through the use of internal job postings.

*We thank applicants for their interest but are only able to consider candidates with valid authorization to work in Canada.*

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $24.46 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Victoria, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Cooking: 3 years (preferred)


  • Red Seal (preferred)
  • FoodSafe (preferred)

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