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 professional work environment and support the internal growth of our employees. The selected candidate will be preparing quality products for our Pacific Restaurant. This is an exciting time to join as our restaurant enters its final stages of renovation.

Description of Duties:

  • Under the guidance of the Chef de Partie, become familiar with the planning, organizing, cooking and presentation of all items produced on the Service Line
  • Prepare, cook and present foods for the Pacific Restaurant by maintaining the standards and consistency established by the kitchen management team
  • Guide and supervise a designated section of the Kitchen in the absence of a Chef de Partie
  • 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:

  • Red Seal Certification and Food Safe
  • Minimum 2 years of well-rounded culinary experience, including banquets experience
  • Experience in a fine dining restaurant preferred
  • Accountable for all decisions made during a shift
  • Ability to effectively delegate when required
  • Previous supervisor/leadership experience is an asset
  • Available to work full-time hours
  • Open availability for morning or evening shifts

Why Choose Us?

  • Friendly community environment
  • Discounted employee parking
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free meals for kitchen staff
  • 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 the professional growth of our employees 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


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

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


  • Culinary: 2 years (preferred)


  • Red Seal (preferred)
  • FoodSafe (preferred)

Expected start date: 2022-07-11

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