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Cook at Fogo Island Inn

Date Posted: February 02, 2023
Application Deadline: June 05, 2023
Job Type: Seasonal / Contract
Job Category:

  • Culinary, Tourism and Hospitality
Job Start Date: April 15, 2023
Job End Date: November 30, 2023
Job Location: In Office Position (Joe Batt's Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Positions Available: 8
Salary: Starts at 16$/hour, scaled on education and experience. The Fogo Island Inn is a non-tipping enterprise and all staff participate in revenue sharing. This is distributed 3 times annually and in 2022 amounted to 50% of base earnings.
Hours Per Week: Typically 40 hours/week in high season, but scheduled as needed

Job Description

The Cook based at the Fogo Island Inn, will excel in a fast-paced and energetic environment. The Cook will be responsible for maintaining and enforcing menu standards set by Chef and Management Team. General responsibilities. Setup of station for service and cleaning of station and kitchen following end of service. Maintain cleanliness and organization of kitchens and storage areas. Maintains established quality and sanitation standards. Respects and maintains the ingredients and tools which are provided. Other responsibilities as necessary to enhance guest experience


The ideal candidate: Experience in various cooking roles. Experience using cutting tools, cookware, bakeware • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, sous vide, baking, etc.). Ability to follow directed sanitation procedures. Excellent physical condition and stamina (lift up to 40lbs). Formal culinary training is preferred


Fogo Island Inn is an initiative of Shorefast, whose mission is to build cultural and economic resilience on Fogo Island and promote community well-being by building and sharing new models of economic development. By holding on and reaching out, Shorefast works with hospitality, art, technology, business, and design to enhance and share the natural assets of place. What we offer: An engaged, highly supportive and collaborative environment. The opportunity to work and live in a thriving social entrepreneurship. A commitment to recruiting, promoting, and training qualified individuals at all levels within the organization The Inn operates seasonally, with other opportunities available during low season.

How to Apply

Submit your application by email to the company contact listed below.
Documents to be included:

Cover LetterResumeReferences

Company Information

Company Name: Fogo Island Inn

Address: 210 Main Road

City/Town: Joe Batt's Arm

Postal/Zip Code: A0G2X0

Province/State: Newfoundland

Country: Canada

Website: https://fogoislandinn.ca/

Company Contact

Contact Person: Timothy Charles

Contact Person Job Title: Executive Chef

Telephone: 7092667816

Email: timothycharles@fogoislandinn.ca