Assistant Cook_Deep Frying (Unionville Store, Markham) Job in Markham for T&T Supermarket |

Assistant Cook_Deep Frying (Unionville Store, Markham)

April 21 2021
Industries Retail
Categories Hospitality, Catering, Tourism,
Markham, ON

Company Introduction

T&T Supermarket Inc. was found in 1993 with two stores in BC. Since then, it has expanded rapidly to become Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain with 29 stores across the country: 13 in Metro Vancouver, 6 in Alberta, and 10 in Ontario (8 in GTA and 1 in Ottawa, 1 in Waterloo).

The role

Reporting to the Head Cook (or his/her delegate), the Assistant Cook is responsible for assisting Head Cook to do food preparation including but not limited to: chopping, cutting, marinating and peeling at the assigned store or Central Kitchen. The Assistant Cook is also responsible for checking the quality/quantities of the receiving food products, carrying and storing the products received, the cleanliness of kitchen utensils, including tools, containers, clothes, towels, working and food storage areas.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the storage of food, both incoming stock
  2. Responsible for preparing ingredients before cooking, such as chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or cleaning seafood
  3. Ensure proper receiving is done and food is stored in the appropriate conditions
  4. Responsible for his or her own station, ensuring that all items are appropriately cleaned and ready for use before and after each shift
  5. Ensure recipes, ingredient specifications, quantity, quality, cooking time as stated in the SOPs are being executed
  6. Ensure the kitchen meets sanitation standards as set by the Head Chef and Food safety
  7. Ensure product quality, food safety, freshness and FIFO is strictly practiced within the department
  8. Ensure that food is properly stored and handled at all times by ensuring all temperature records are properly completed
  9. Responsible for the cleanliness, hygiene, equipment and tools maintenance ; ensure garbage, recycled materials and other disposable items are handled timely and properly

Attitude Requirements:

  1. Demonstrate job commitment, accountable, reliable
  2. A good team player, able to collaborate with and assist other colleagues
  3. Possess a positive, proactive, self-motivated work attitude
  4. Good attendance record, comply with company’s rules and regulations

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:

  1. Possess knowledge, skills and prior experience in making Kitchen Deli products (BBQ, Hot Foods, Dim Sum, Sushi and/or others Semi-finished Products)
  2. Possess 1 to 3 years and/or above relevant experience
  3. Possess knowledge in workplace health & safety and food safety (Food Safe Certification is preferred)
  4. Good communication skills, able to communicate in English and Chinese (Cantonese &/or Mandarin) an asset
  5. Flexible to work in various shifts, including weekdays, weekends, holidays, morning and evening hours

Safety Statement

Safety continues to be T&T Supermarket’s top priority. We’ve established health and safety policies and measures to ensure our Stores, Food Processing & Production Centres and Warehouse & Distribution are as safe as possible.


  • Staff purchase discount
  • Paid annual leave, sick leave, marriage leave and bereavement leave
  • Discounted staff meals
  • Life and AD&D Insurance


  • Shift work is required
  • Weekday & weekend

T&T Supermarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, veteran status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

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