First Cook, Brazen (Summer 2023)

Job Locations CA-AB-Banff
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(04/03/2023 4:56 PM)
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Food and Beverage/Culinary

What will be your daily pursuit?

Lead all food preparation and presentations to meet the needs of various food outlets and banquets

What perks can you expect?

  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Seasonal work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location 
  • Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready! 
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks 

What will you do in this job?

The First Cook will provide excellent guest experiences through the consistent preparation and focused execution of food items. Successful candidate will operate in a manner that provides a safe and enjoyable experience for the guest, co-workers and self.

  • Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and missions of Pursuit
  • Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volumes or unusual events
  • Produces food at a high standard following all recipes and seasoning
  • Plates in accordance to Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef’s standards
  • Always provides guests & co-workers with exceptional hospitality
  • Follows operational policies and procedures
  • Ensures all areas of working environment are clean and sanitary
  • Ensures that work environment is safe and free of hazards (hazard ID/reporting)
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
  • Preparation of food items are consistent with recipes and health codes
  • Cleaning and maintenance schedules diligently adhered to
  • Ensure line is prepped and ready for service based on PAR levels
  • Will perform all other reasonable duties as directed by leadership

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, strong sense of teamwork
  • Commitment to follow all safety standards, practices and requirements
  • Previous kitchen experience is an asset
  • Journeyman apprentice is an asset
  • Food Safe certification is an asset
  • Physically able to lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work standing for extended periods of time

What will your work environment be like?

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks. 
  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi 
  • Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required 

This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole. 


To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required. 

EEO Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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