Fresh Blends Cafe, located at 4625 Varsity Dr. NW Calgary, AB T3A 0Z9 is seeking to hire 2 permanent full-time Cooks to join its staff. This position is available to be filled immediately.

Specific duties include:

preparation of meals and individual dishes for customers
preparation of special dietary meals as per customers request
ability to prepare western style food (breakfast, brunch, specialty sandwich, panini, soup), Korean food and seasonal menu such as sushi, sashimi and Japanese style rolls.
supervision and coordination of kitchen helpers to deliver food in a fast and efficient manner
overseeing kitchen operations to ensure highest quality of foods being prepared for our customers
determine size of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs
keeping records of food, supplies, and equipment inventory and placing orders for items as necessary
maintaining a clean and safe kitchen work environment
assist with the planning of menus and daily specials
assist with the hiring and training of new kitchen staff members

Specific Requirements of the Job include:

ability to work well in a fast paced bistro/Cafe/small restaurant environment, under time pressure
ability to present meals in an artistic and attractive manner
standing for long periods of time during their shift; meet the physical demands of typical restaurant work
be capable of interacting with staff and customers in English
have good knowledge of Fresh Blends menu offerings
communicating well with other staff to ensure that kitchen operations are efficient and effective
be a good team player

Education and Experience Required:

Secondary School Graduation Certificate required
1-2 years of experience as a Cook (Japanese & Korean cuisine experience preferred)

The selected candidate must have their own mode of transportation to & from work (Public transportation is available, and shall be required to provide a clean Criminal Record Check prior to commencement of work.

Wage: $16 / hour; staff meals provided during shifts
Hours: Minimum guaranteed 30 hours/week; mornings, days, weekends

Fresh Blends Cafe is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates shall be considered for this position. Canadian citizens and PRs shall be given priority.

Applications can be sent by email to or in-person (4625 Varsity Dr. NW Calgary, AB T3A 0Z9) from 2PM -4PM

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