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Catering Jobs in Calgary

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1st cook

Job description:

The cook will be required to create menus according to Simply Elegant’s requirements for  breakfasts, lunches, dinners, cocktail parties and large events. You will be expected to work  off site on events on your own or part of a team, this includes interacting with clients and their guests. It is expected that you are flexible in scheduling, remember we are a catering company. Delivery of food and equipment are essential parts of catering. If you do not drive do not apply. Artistic as well as communication & people skills are essential. 

 

  1. Kitchen Cooking
      • Work directly on all hot and cold food
      • Daily specials
      • Soups
      • All menu items
      • Event sit-down, buffet and cocktail parties
      • Studying and implementing food trends.
  2. Events
      • Front end service.
      • Prepare and cook food in people’s home and corporate settings.
      • You must look absolutely presentable. 
  3. Deliveries
      • It is expected that delivers to clients will be part of the job.
      • Accountability for effective and timely deliveries and pick ups .
  4. Kitchen Equipment and Cleaning
      • Contribute to the washing of dishes and pots.
      • Ensure the proper functioning & cleanliness of the facility.
  5. Assist in the maintenance schedule for equipment
Site Manager / Head Waiter

Calgary’s premiere Hospitality firm is looking for reliable site manager/head waiter to represent us at our events. We are at presently looking to hire for a casual labour part time role for our catering events.

Join an accomplished hospitality firm that specializes in event management, weddings, catering, decor and florals. Simply Elegant is a forward thinking and vibrant company. When things are really flying we like to call our happy group “Simply Crazy”. There are two kinds of people; the first loves change, can go with the flow without blinking, and loves an environment that’s “a little crazy.” The second needs consistency, the ticking of a clock and a job with responsibilities carved in stone. The staff at Simply Elegant loves the first part, thriving on change, excited with deadlines, succeeding where mere mortals fail. If the first part scares you, stop! Run! We are simply not a good fit.

Requirements for the position:

What is required is experience in the following areas:

  • 5 years in the hospitality industry which can include food service, hotel or restaurant service,
  • ProServe Required;
  • Must drive and have a clean driving record.
  • What is an asset:
  • Bartending or Sommelier experience

Job Description

  • Set up for a variety of events of all sizes from 8 – 1000 people
  • Excellent communication with the client to understand and fulfill their needs
  • Serve, bus and bartend
  • Wash and polish dishes, cutlery and glassware
  • A variety of tasks in all departments

Personal Traits:

  • Resourceful and Strong communication and writing skills
  • Innovative thinking and creative problem solving
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Fast learner
  • Ability to multitask under pressure
  • High degree of personal confidence and time management
  • Self-motivated
  • Work within a highly collaborative team environment
  • In good physical shape, candidate must be able to lift 35lbs.
  • Happy and likes to have fun!