2nd Cook

Calgary Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit organization that delivers approximately 1700 meals each day, 423,717 meals a year to Calgarians in need. Although our principal clients are seniors, our programs are open to all Calgarians who are in need of a food service to maintain independence in their own homes, regardless of age or circumstance.

We are currently hiring for the exciting role of 2nd Cook to work under the general direction from the Chef and report to the Production Manager. The successful candidate would be an energetic, self-motived, results oriented individual who can work in an extremely fast paced environment.

The 2nd Cook is mainly responsible for assembling recipes to produce client menu items as required by the weekly menu including items for catered functions. The successful candidate will take direction from the Chef, assist in the preparation of client menu items according to established procedures.  He/She will be responsible for cleanup of main production equipment and areas, ensure proper storage of leftover items and have the ability to use standardized recipes. 

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Cook or equivalent
  • Experience with industrial size equipment an asset
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with food production
  • Must understand weights and measures (mass & volume)
  • Possess good mathematical skills and ability to use a scale accurately
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English
  • Must be comfortable standing for long periods of time
  • Preference will be given to those who have previous Food Safety Training
  • Knowledge of WHMIS standards
  • Clean police record
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs.

At Calgary Meals on Wheels we value a casual, friendly environment that recognizes the importance of work/life balance.  The hours of the role are Monday to Friday, 6:00 to 2:00. Please forward resumes, along with coversheet and salary expectation to productionmanager@mealsonwheels.com. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 General Kitchen Aide

Calgary Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit organization that delivers approximately 2000 meals each day, 423,717 meals a year to Calgarians in need.  Although our principal clients are seniors, our programs are open to all Calgarians who are in need of a food service to maintain independence in their own homes, regardless of age or circumstance.

We are currently hiring for the role of General Kitchen Aide to work within our fast paced Production team and report to the Production Manager.  The successful candidate would be an energetic, self motived, results oriented individual who can prioritize tasks, take direction well and adaptable to assisting in other areas as needed.

The main functions of the General Kitchen Aide are to work with our meal assembly team, assisting in the preparation, portioning and packaging of client menu items while following established safe food handling procedures. The ability to work on a fast paced production line is essential.

The successful candidate must possess a great attitude, be punctual, a real team player and comfortable working in a cold environment.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Proficient in spoken English
  • Previous Food Service Aide experience an asset
  • Must be comfortable standing for long periods of time
  • Preference will be given to those who have previous Food Safety Training
  • Knowledge of WHMIS standards
  • Clean police record

At Calgary Meals on Wheels we value a casual, friendly environment that recognizes the importance of work/life balance.  The hours of the role are Monday to Friday, 6:15 to 2:15. Having dependable transportation is an asset.

Please forward resumes, along with cover sheet and salary expectations to productionmanager@mealsonwheels.com

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.