7 Mar 2023

First Cook

  • Birdies Eats and Drinks – Posted by vholek
  • Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Job ID : 91200
  • Category : Food Services
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $17-20 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2023-03-07
  • Posting Date : 07 Mar 2023
  • Expiry Date : 06 Apr 2023


Title:                First Cook

Employer:        Birdies Eats & Drinks

Location(s):     3850 Lougheed Hwy. Burnaby, BC V5C 6N4

Term:               Full time/40 hours/week/Permanent

Salary:             $17.00- $20.00/hour depending on experience + tips

NOC:                63200 – Cooks

Vacation:         2 weeks’ vacation pay (4% of earnings)

Language(s):   Ability to communicate in English is required



At Birdies Eats & Drinks, our people are passionate about hospitality and food. Above all else, we just love what we do.

Our kitchen is the best place to grow your career as a chef. Whether or not you have kitchen experience, our kitchen partners are put through a rigorous training program so that you excel as a chef and a leader. Our chefs are trained through our in-house training programs and also have the opportunity to pursue their chef certification.


Duties and Responsibilities

As a First Cook, key responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods
  • Plan menus, determine size and food portions, estimate food requirements and costs, and monitor and order supplies
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food
  • Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment
  • Clean kitchen and work areas
  • Following daily tasks and routines outlined by your Sous Chefs + Head Chef
  • Assisting your fellow partners in maintaining a clean and safe working environment


General Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of kitchen experience
  • Secondary (High) School Diploma
  • Food Safe Certificate
  • Minimum 3 months of experience working with knives, combi ovens, deep fryers or open burners is required
  • Ability to work with urgency in a fast-paced environment
  • Keen eye for detail with cleanliness and food quality
  • Great communication skills



  • Opportunity for extended health benefits in leadership positions
  • Extensive leadership training, including out of store development courses
  • Opportunities for Red Seal Chef Certification
  • Relocation and housing benefits (where required under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program)
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness program


How to Apply

Please reply with a completed resume, cover letter and reference attesting experience via email to: people@earls.ca

Job Categories: Food Services. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 6 days.

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