Pikangikum Education Authority

School Chef Responsibilities:

Ordering food for the food service program.

Planning menus according to a fixed budget and following guidelines on nutrition and healthy eating.

Monitoring and managing supplies within a budget.

Supervising the work of other kitchen staff, including allocation of duties.

Complying with food safety legislation.

Skills & Knowledge Required:

Possessing a Culinary Management Diploma or equivalency.

Excellent communication skills

Use and care of kitchen equipment

Knowledge of hygiene standards in a kitchen area

Food Storage methods

Organized and methodical

Ability to be a team player

Knowledge of indigenous culture and fluency in the Ojibway or Oji-Cree language an asset

ServSafe Certified or willing to become

Special Physical Requirements:

Safely lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds

Stand and walk on non-cushioned flooring for long periods of time

Work in refrigerated areas

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • Company Pension
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Gym
  • Paid Time Off
  • RRSP Match
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness Program


  • Monday to Friday


  • Chef: 1 year (Preferred)


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)


  • Pikangikum, ON (Preferred)


  • English or Ojibway (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Prepare, season and cook food as directed, meeting dietary requirements where required
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
  • Oversee kitchen operations
  • Maintain inventory and record of food, supplies and equipment
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

Work remotely:

  • Yes
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