2nd Cook

Rama, Ontario Food and Beverage Part-Time (Regular)


Position at Casino Rama Resort

Job Title/Classification:

Second Cook



Employment Type:


Shift Assignment

Swing, Mon/Tue OFF


Start Rate: $19.32; 1-Year Rate: $21.47 

# of Vacancies:


IMPORTANT: Bargaining unit members will be considered first for this position. Successful applicant must possess the skill, ability and knowledge required to perform this position.

Who We Are

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley’s Club.  In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at www.gatewaycasinos.com.

Why Work For Us

Gateway celebrates and empowers those employees who made it all possible. A career at Gateway means great people, a great atmosphere and career advancement opportunities across our locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs for all while working in an engaging and fun environment. Join us today!  

Second Cook

A passion for fine cuisine, a desire to expand your culinary mind or step into the limelight the area's best culinary team.  If any of these fit your profile then we're waiting for you to join our exemplary culinary team of professionals!  In the role of Second Cook, we are currently seeking a high energy and knowledge hungry candidate who thrives in a fast paced and dynamic work environment!

Key Responsibilities 

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Preparation of all food items pertaining to specific station done in a timely manner
  • Maintain levels of production and meet or exceed guest expectations
  • Must provide superior customer service, to both internal and external customers
  • Control waste and spoilage in the assigned department
  • Maintain health and safety standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What You’ll Require   

  • Must have attended a recognized culinary institution having completed or in the process of completing a culinary program or have a minimum three (3) years of progressive, recognized culinary experience in a large kitchen/similar working environment
  • Must be able to follow direction
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • French language skills (verbal and written) are an asset
  • Ability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays as required
  • All employees at Casino Rama are expected to:
    • Comply with the duties of workers or supervisors, as prescribed by Section 27 or 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Comply with all applicable Casino Rama Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and protocols
    • Demonstrate a positive health and safety attitude to ensure Casino Rama continuously provides a safe entertainment destination for patrons and co-workers

    What Is Next

    Love what you see so far? For the best chance to hear from us, apply within 7 days of the posting date. Not the right fit this time? Follow us on our careers social media pages!

    **Gateway will post/recruit in accordance with the terms and conditions of applicable Collective Agreements

    Gateway is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.

    "Play Smart"

    To ensure that Casino Rama Resort is compliant with Provincial Regulations governing the age that you are able to enter/access a casino, no individuals that are under the age of nineteen (19) are permitted to access the Gaming Floor unless explicit approval has been received (i.e. hired as an employee). As such, we must conduct all interviews and meetings with applicant that are eighteen (18) years of age in either Casino Rama Resorts hotel or Kinoomaagewgamig Gii Teg (Administration Building). If this applies to you, please ensure that you are notifying the Recruiter associated with this job posting at the time of being offered to meet or being scheduled for an interview.