A cook plans, prepares, and cooks food items to ensure the highest quality service and experience for guests or workers.

Attention to detail.

Enjoys working with people.

Good time management skills.


  • Maintaining the kitchen.
  • Clean and organize.
  • Coordinate the kitchen staff.
  • Prepare food using client indications.
  • Create new recipes.
  • Developing menus.

Key Skills & Attributes

(technical training and on the job)

  • Enjoy cooking and cope with the kitchen heat.
  • Stamina.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Organization skills and quick thinking.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.

What You’ll Need

Entrance Requirements

Highschool or equivalent.

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Hourly Pay

Approx. $15-$25

(Based on journeyperson)

Projected Construction Worker Retirements

~ 8,100 by 2029*

*BuildForce Canada

Did You Know?

Food means the world to chefs; they tend to relish each meal they eat.