Assistant Head Cook

In order to help our city’s most vulnerable citizens, the Mission is currently looking for assistant head cooks who are good team players with strong organizational skills.

Job description

Under the supervision of the Food Services Coordinator, the assistant head cook organizes meal preparations efficiently, while demonstrating creativity.


  • Coordinates the work of the cooks and prep cooks, according to the coordinator’s instructions, prepares dishes, and participates in preparing and creating menus.
  • Ensures the good working order and availability of kitchen tools, and the freshness and flavour of the food, and serves the Mission’s clients at the cafeteria counter.
  • Ensures compliance with food hygiene and safety, and health and safety rules in the kitchen.
  • Responsible for cleaning his work station and for all other related tasks.


  • Professional cooking diploma (relevant experience may be considered)
  • Two (2) years of relevant experience
  • Training in food hygiene and safety an asset
  • Manual dexterity and speed
  • Good physical condition
  • Ability to work in a team and under pressure
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to contribute to a safe work environment

Additional information

  • Positions: Possibility of on-call, part-time and full-time positions (permanent or temporary), and possibility of internal promotion
  • Schedules: Possibility of day shift, on weekdays and weekends
  • Benefits: Pension fund for all employees (after one year), group insurance for positions with at least twenty (20) hours per week (after three months of continuous service), two (2) weeks of vacation for full-time positions (after one year)
  • Other conditions: Unionized workplace

To apply to be part of our team, please submit your candidacy online through Indeed or by email at