SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts

Position: Cook 2

Title Cook 2
Location Vancouver, BC
Hotel Residence Inn by Marriott Vancouver Downtown
Job Status On-Call
Job Information

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies and manages a large portfolio of full-service, focused service and extended stay hotels across Canada. The company manages independent hotels and hotels operating under major franchise brands, such as Marriott, Hilton and Radisson.


We are looking for a Second Cook (Cook 2) at the Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown located in Vancouver, BC.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare meals as per menu design, ensuring meals are cooked and plated appropriately as per health and company standards.
  • Checks food for tastes, smell, temperature, eye appeal and portion control.
  • Ensures timely rotation & utilization of mise en place to prevent spoilage and contamination
  • Ensures correct preparation of guest requests for special food items.
  • Anticipates and ensures entire station has sufficient, materials and preparation to meet production requirements.
  • Provides action plans and duty lists to next shift on a daily basis.
  • Checks banquet contacts for changes and assess needs and changes when necessary
  • Maintains all quality standards as set out
  • Has the ability to troubleshoot and make decisions quickly under pressure.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area at all times and adheres to Health & Safety Standards.
  • Ensures the safe operation of kitchen equipment by inspecting, reporting and correcting safety hazards.
  • Consults with the Kitchen Manager for use of prior days cooked food.
  • Ensures that food items stored in any storage area are covered and in the correct area
  • Assists in securing and controlling food stocks to prevent wastage
  • Know and be able to carry out hotel emergency procedures including emergency evacuation, guest or employee injury and reporting safety and security issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-years’ experience in culinary role, preferably in a hotel or banquets environment.
  • Have their Food Safe Certificate
  • Be able to work various shifts, including afternoons and weekends
  • Exceptionally strong guest service skills to ensure superior guest service
  • Exceptional organizational skills with good oral and written communication skills.
  • Passion and drive to work and excel in the Hospitality Industry
  • Have a high attention to detail and be able to multitask under pressure in order to meet deadlines
  • Team-player who is able to recognize the value of guests and associates
  • Red Seal or other culinary certification/education an asset

Working Conditions:

  • Working in a busy kitchen environment
  • Standing, moving and bending on a regular basis
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays as required

If you are interested in joining SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, we want to hear from you!


Apply to:

Bryin W. Munroe in Human Resources



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