Prep Cook

  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Category
    Hospitality & events - Restaurant Staff

Adecco is currently hiring temporary full-time Prep Cooks to prepare hot and cold sections of the kitchen service line, weigh, measure and mix ingredients according to recipes using various kitchen utensils and equipment. This role requires 2 years of hands-on kitchen experience or a combination of education and experience.

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  • Pay rate: $20.00/hour

  • Location: Vancouver, BC

  • Shifts: 5 days per week (subject to change according to the show schedule)

  • Job type: Temporary | Full-time

Here's why you should apply:

  • Paid weekly accurate and on time

  • Strong health and safety programs

  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified

  • Free training programs

  • New and quicker onboarding process


  • Prepare cold and hot sections of the kitchen service line

  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes, using various kitchen utensils and equipment

  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices

  • Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service or sandwiches

  • Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment

  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to ensure a smooth service period

  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes

  • Assists others in closing the kitchen.

  • Participate in the teardown and set up of the kitchen


  • 2 years of hands-on kitchen experience or an effective combination of education and experience

  • Culinary skills and techniques for preparing small and large quantities of food

  • Ability to handle and prepare a variety of raw and cooked foods

  • Strong understanding and compliance with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies, and procedure

  • Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range, and refrigeration equipment

  • Possession of a Cooking degree is an asset

  • Ability to work well under pressure and take direction

  • Motivated team player with good initiative and problem-solving abilities

  • Assist in other areas as needed and assigned by another Cirque Kitchen Manager and Head Chef

  • Available to work 5 days a week, including weekends, early mornings, and late nights during the entire city run.

  • Reasonable knowledge of English and the language of the Market.

  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada

If you are interested in the Prep Cook position in Vancouver, BC, apply now and an Adecco recruiter will reach out if you qualify for this role!

Adecco is the largest staffing firm in Canada with over 40 locations and our passionate team is dedicated to find you a job you’ll love. We offer one of the best benefits packages in the whole entire staffing industry and we like to have fun at work!

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  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_026573_2159104

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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