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Position: Cook
Organization: Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort
Location: Banff, Alberta

Why Join Us?

We work and play in Canada’s most beautiful playground, Banff National Park, and you can too. Sunshine Village is the premier ski resort in Western Canada. If you want to be part of making our guests’ ski experience unforgettable and think a winter season skiing and riding on the best powder in the Rockies would be great too, then read on...

What’s in it for you?

  • A ridiculously cool life experience
  • Free ski pass for Sunshine Village and super deals at other resorts
  • A plethora of lively staff events all season long
  • Marvelous discounts on ski gear, food & drinks and transportation.


Position Details

  • Wage: $18.00 hr
  • Hours: Full-time averaging around 40hrs/ week
  • Location: 1 Sunshine Village Access Road, Banff AB, T1L1J5


This is a pivotal role within our team and the candidate will be looking for growth opportunities while being passionate about food. Cooks provide an outstanding experience for our guests by ensuring food is portioned, tasty, and presented in a visually appealing way that meets the needs and expectations of our guests. This is a physically demanding position that requires manual labour and standing for long periods of time in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions

  • Provide excellent guest service
  • Ability to read and interpret cooking reference materials including recipes
  • Working on the line in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Working shifts to execute our Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menus depending on location
  • Prepping, cooking, and serving of meals, daily specials, and catered events
  • Clean and prepare all types of food, using proper equipment, techniques, and portion size
  • Identify, label, date, and store meats, poultry, seafood, pasta, starches, dairy products
  • Able to work on both line style as well as some guest facing buffet service
  • Maintain food safety/HACCP logs (i.e. fridge & freezer Temps) and record food wastage
  • Maintain general cleanliness of kitchen, equipment, and dishes
  • Leading a team when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Basic cooking knowledge is an asset
  • Experience working with fresh ingredients and creating meals from scratch in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift (10kg.), pull & push heavy loads & be exposed to extreme temperatures
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication, time management and teamwork skills
  • Able to use specialized kitchen equipment and interpret recipes
  • Safety and WHMIS training is an asset
  • Their Food Safety Handlers Certificate considered and asset
  • Culinary: 1 year (preferred)

This position includes a multi-area ski pass to Sunshine Village & other resorts, a staff event calendar for experiencing the Rockies, and free transportation from Banff and Canmore to Sunshine.

To Apply:

Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply online HERE and tell us why you’re the next awesome member of our team. Remember, we’re looking for people who will wow our guests, so start now and wow us.

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Sunshine Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity within our workplace.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 20 2021    ID: 61226