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Hiring: Backcountry lodge cook & kitchen jobs
Lodge: Lake O'Hara Lodge

Location: Yoho National Park (near Banff, Lake Louise, Golden BC)
Housing: All staff live and work on-site (see below)
Candidates from anywhere in Canada can apply.

Lake O'Hara Lodge is a welcoming, personalized and comfortable getaway for folks looking for a great escape — a respite from the busy world where guests can relax and enjoy all that the mountains have to offer. We provide cozy accommodations and unforgettable dining experiences all in our incredible remote location, with some of the best hiking in the Canadian Rockies at our doorstep.

The lodge kitchen provides complete in-house food service for our guests and staff. This includes preparation and plating of exquisite guest meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner, washing dishes and pots, baking goodies, keeping the kitchen clean, preparing staff meals and keeping track of everyone's dietary restrictions. Everyone on this team performs all of these tasks.

Working in the kitchen combines a mix of creativity and refinement. Guest dinners at the lodge are a set menu on a two-week rotation, which gives the opportunity to perfect recurring dishes over the course of the summer. We encourage kitchen staff to get creative when keeping their fellow staff well fed. The five-person kitchen team works under the leadership of our two chefs. The lodge kitchen is an excellent place to hone your kitchen skills, no matter your level of experience.

All staff live and work on-site in shared staff accommodation for the extent of the work term.

WORK TERM: Full season: June 9 - Oct. 4, OR Fall: Aug. 25 to Oct. 4
SALARY: $4,500/month
SCHEDULE: 6 days on, one day off each week; approx. 45-hour work week
WORK EXPERIENCE: some restaurant or commercial kitchen experience is required
CERTIFICATIONS: none required
PERSONAL TRAITS & ATTRIBUTES: attention to detail, a can-do attitude, a keen interest in cooking
PHYSICAL ABILITY: able to lift and carry moderately heavy items, able to stand for long periods of time
BONUS SKILLS: ability to play an instrument is an asset!

How to Apply

Please read our staff application package for details on how to apply.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 13 2023    ID: 67407