Second Cooks

Contract Type
Hospitality, Tourism & Food Service
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
As Second Cook, the care you devote to preparing each menu item will not go unnoticed by the guests who are fortunate enough to enjoy them!
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:            
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Ensuring all food items are prepared on time in accordance with quality and quantity standards
  • Preparing, cooking and servicing all food items for a la carte and/or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and maintenance of all assigned work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Assisting with cost control to include minimizing spoilage, waste and ensuring proper storage of food etc.
  • Having full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Consistently improving knowledge and skills to include assisting senior chefs and embracing opportunities to learn
  • Following kitchen policies, procedures and service standards including all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverages
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 2 years experience working in all areas of a hotel kitchen an asset 
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent an asset
  • Diploma or Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Excellent customer service, team, interpersonal and communication
  • Strong organization, problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Must be accountable, reliable, creative and flexible 
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment and cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times  
  • Proficient with MS Office applications


Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

  • Ability to work in various conditions and environments (indoors and outdoors)
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements:  Non-Bermudian candidates will need to qualify for a Bermuda Department of Immigration work permit applied for by the Fairmont Southampton Hotel.

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