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Clubhouse Cook, Southport Golf Club

Southport is a not-for-profit property management and development company, located 3 km south of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. Southport’s mission is “To stimulate economic development in the communities we serve by realizing the full potential of Southport’s airspace, airport, and commercial and residential properties”. We are committed to providing quality customer service and establishing a sense of community around Southport that will enrich the experience of doing business with us.

Southport is looking for applicants for a full-time, Seasonal – Clubhouse Cook position at our Southport Golf Club for the 2024 golf season (commencing April 20, 2024 to October 20, 2024). The Seasonal - Clubhouse Cook is responsible for supporting the day-to-day operation of the Clubhouse kitchen through the preparation and cooking of a variety of dishes for members and guests of the clubhouse.  The Cook’s culinary expertise will contribute to creating a delightful dining experience, ensuring high-quality food standards, and upholding the reputation of the clubhouse.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate with the Assistant Manager, Recreation the smooth, daily operation of the Clubhouse kitchen.
  • Plan, manage and prepare food in accordance with recipe specifications and customer orders.
  • Use of deep fryer, grill, oven, dispensers, and other equipment to prepare food items such as sandwiches, hamburgers, fries, salads, soups, and other food items.
  • Portion and assemble food for table/takeout service following proper safe food handling procedures.
  • Organize food preparations for catering and special events while maintaining the highest level of food quality, presentation, and timing to optimize guests dining experience.
  • Follow approved opening and closing procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen environment in compliance with health and safety regulations.  Adhere to proper food handling and storage procedures to prevent contamination and foodborne illnesses including following any daily, weekly, or monthly cleaning schedules.
  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, pans, and other kitchen equipment by hand or though dishwashing and ensures to load, operate, and empty dishwashers, and put dishes away.
  • Empty and remove garbage, as required.
  • Assist in food preparation assignments during off-peak work periods.
  • Assist with training of kitchen staff and support open communication with all Clubhouse staff.
  • In collaboration with the Assistant Manager, Recreation, may plan menus and daily specials that appeal to the clubhouse’s clientele taking into consideration cost-effectiveness.
  • Maintain inventory and record of food, supplies and equipment.
  • Recommend size of food portions, estimate food requirements/costs and tracking of food wastage.
  • Handling, storage, and rotation of all food products ensuring labelling food with date/time within refrigerators and freezers.
  • Hourly temperature checks of refrigerated and frozen foods.
  • Accurately operate electronic point-of-sale system for the processing of payments, when required, while following appropriate safe handling procedures for cash.
  • Follow and ensure staff compliance with Workplace Health and Safety programs.
  • Perform duties in according with Southport Policies and procedures.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to constantly stand, walk, bend, reach, and perform repetitive motions.
  • Ability to remain stationary for the entire length of shift.
  • Ability to perform normal lifting of stock up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to work in confined and/or narrow spaces.
  • Ability to withstand variable temperatures, including extreme hold and cold, dependent on weather.

Position Requirements:

  • Previous related short order/line cook experience in a restaurant setting or on-the-job training in food preparation and sanitation techniques.
  • Ability to understand and prepare food orders correctly, consistently, and attractively to specified portion control.
  • Knowledge and understanding of proper food handling and storage procedures.
  • Experience with maintenance and cleaning services within a kitchen environment.
  • Excellent public relations, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer service and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to work individually and as part of a team, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly and efficiently.
  • Present professional image always
  • Must be of legal age to serve alcohol.
  • Current Smart Choices certification or be willing to obtain same upon hire.
  • Food Handler’s Training Certificate or be willing to obtain same upon hire.
  • Basic First Aid and CPR would be considered an asset.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours, including day, evening, and weekend shifts and holidays, to accommodate the clubhouse’s hours of operation and special events.
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required.

Prior to the commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba.

Join the Southport Team – as an employee of Southport, you will receive the following:
• Competitive Salary - $16.20 to $19.44 per hour dependent on experience
• Complimentary Gym Membership

Interested applicants are invited to submit a detailed Resume and cover letter indicating the position of interest; a detailed job description can be provided, upon request.

Any questions regarding this job can be addressed to:

Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
25 Centennaire Drive
Southport, MB R0H 1N1
Phone: 204-428-6031

This job posting will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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