Culinary Apprentice One Year



Culinary Apprentice One Year



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Description Position at Casino Rama Resort Job Type: Full-Time Job Title/Classification: Culinary Apprenticeship (Year 1) Department: Culinary Employment Type: Full-time Shift Assignment TBD Wages: TBD # of Vacancies: 1 Posting Date: August 1, 2023 This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position; applications from all internal applicants are welcome and will be considered and reviewed. Who We Are Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited ("Gateway") is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley's Club. In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at . Why Work For Us Gateway celebrates and empowers those employees who made it all possible. A career at Gateway means great people, a great atmosphere and career advancement opportunities across our locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs for all while working in an engaging and fun environment. Join us today! The Position Year 1 Culinary Apprentice CASINO RAMA RESORT CULINARY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM "Gastronomy- the art and science of eating" "Gourmet- a connoisseur of fine food and drink" INTENT: It is the intent of Casino Rama to support the re-launch of the Culinary Apprenticeship Program, thereby providing employees with the opportunity to attain their Red Seal Journeyperson trade Certification through a combination of classroom instruction (720 hours.) and on-the-job training (5,280 hours). This will also help support the opportunity for culinary team members to be promoted to 1 st cook and chef de partie. PROCESS: The practice below will be followed to select the ideal candidate(s).Committing to an apprenticeship program is a huge step and it is critical that we have passionate, dedicated and motivated members of the team as part of the program. Key Responsibilities It is expected that Apprentices will exemplify the spirit of the program by ensuring: - They demonstrate integrity in their entire decision making. - They strive to apply their education and learning. - They demonstrate continuous performance improvement. - They exude a positive and progressive attitude with colleagues. To enhance the on-the-job learning by the Apprentices, the Executive Chef will ensure they are provided with additional opportunities that may include: - Related Projects - Attendance and/or participation at events on and off property EG: taste of the world, ORHMA Gala etc. - Attendance and/or participation at seminars, demonstrations & courses The key words that describe "The professional chef" Training Skill Taste Judgement Dedication Pride What You'll Require - Internal candidates possess at least 12 months experience in the Culinary department - Grade 12 or ministry approved equivalent - Minimum of 1 year Culinary experience - The candidate meets all of the criteria established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Apprenticeship and Adjustment - Has a genuine desire to grow as a culinarian and who understand that the role of a chef is a unique and exciting way of life, not just a job - French language skills (verbal and written) are an asset - All employees at Casino Rama are expected to: - Comply with the duties of workers or supervisors, as prescribed by Section 27 or 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. - Comply with all applicable Casino Rama Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and protocols. - Demonstrate a positive health and safety attitude to ensure Casino Rama continuously provides a safe entertainment destination for patrons and co-workers. Successful applicants to this program will rotate through all culinary locations at the Resort and will occur quarterly with scheduling being based upon the available Apprenticeship lines. WAGES: Wages of Apprenticeships will be as follows: 1 st Year - 85% of the current Journeyperson rate 2 nd Year - 90% of the current Journeyperson rate 3 rd Year - 95% of the current Journeyperson rate The Journeyperson rate will be considered the current rates of a First Cook. Applicants from the Culinary department shall have their rate of pay "grandfathered" for the duration of the apprenticeship program, if their current rate exceeds the rates identified above. Wage increases will be approved by the Executive Chef and Human Resources, after receiving documentation confirming a successful grade have been achieved by the candidate. It will be the responsibility of the Candidate to provide this documentation to Casino Rama within 30 days of returning from in-classroom instruction. Program Fees The Company agrees to pay for apprenticeship related programs including tuition, books, exams and licensing fees. Participants in the Apprenticeship program will be responsible for paying for relevant equipment (i.e. knives), supplies and other expenses not noted above. Participants may be eligible to receive Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while attending courses. Please refer to the following link for further details: Employment Insurance for Apprentices CONDITIONS: Apprentices will not be eligible to apply for other positions while in the Apprenticeship program. For further details, please refer to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. What Is Next Love what you see so far? For the best chance to hear from us, apply within 7 days of the posting date. Not the right fit this time? Follow us on our careers social media pages! Gateway will post/recruit in accordance with the terms and conditions of applicable Collective Agreements Gateway is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources. "Play Smart" To ensure that Casino Rama Resort is compliant with Provincial Regulations governing the age that you are able to enter/access a casino, no individuals that are under the age of nineteen (19) are permitted to access the Gaming Floor unless explicit approval has been received (i.e. hired as an employee). As such, we must conduct all interviews and meetings with applicant that are eighteen (18) years of age in either Casino Rama Resorts hotel or Kinoomaagewgamig Gii Teg (Administration Building). If this applies to you, please ensure that you are notifying the Recruiter associated with this job posting at the time of being offered to meet or being scheduled for an interview.
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