Job Opportunity | Prep-Cook/Dishwasher | Gold Bean Café


RATE $15.00 per hour
POSITIONS Multiple Positions Available
LOCATION Gold Bean Café, Gold River NS


Acadia First Nation (AFN), owns and operates the Gold Bean Cafe located in Gold River, NS.  The café is an upscale licensed sit-down restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, a take-out menu, specialty coffee drinks, with gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.  AFN is currently recruiting for a part-time prep-cook/dishwasher that is responsible for assisting the cooks with food preparation, food storage and maintaining clean dishware and food preparation equipment.


  • Follows health, safety, and sanitation guidelines for the preparation and service of all menu items, specials and related products
  • Refers to the daily prep list at the start of each shift to understand duties
  • Prepares a variety of ingredients to support cooks in the preparation and service of menu items in accordance with standardized recipes
  • Establishes daily cook stations (hot and or cold side) and stocks them with the necessary supplies to prepare menu for service
  • Maintains the work area throughout the shift, keeping preparation and service areas clean and sanitized in observance of safe, sanitary food handling practices
  • Adheres to all cost control guidelines that have been established, monitoring stock and notifying the cooks of any product shortages for menu service
  • Labels and stocks all ingredients on shelves for organization and accessibility
  • Maintains daily temperature logs, checking freezers, refrigerators, or heating equipment (and record in log) to ensure proper functioning
  • Supports the cooks with basic cooking duties of menu items for service
  • Ensures the highest standards to ensure consistency in food quality and speed of quality service
  • Assists with maintaining inventory of the Gold Nugget AFN C-Store, preparing and packaging products for sale
  • Properly washes, stacks and stores dishware, glassware, silverware, cookware and storage containers, maintaining a clean kitchen throughout shift
  • Keeps dish area organized with clean and dry floors and free from clutter
  • Changes water machines and sinks regularly in accordance with proper sanitization guidelines
  • Assists in the organization and storing of food deliveries, including cold storage and storage shelves
  • Maintains trash removal, including emptying of full trash bins and any cardboard at end of each shift
  • Adheres to all Acadia First Nation Policies & Procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Highschool diploma and or equivalent
  • Minimum one year’s demonstrated previous work experience as a prep-cook
  • Food Hygiene or Food Handlers Certification
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR and WHMIS
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety standards and restaurant regulations
  • Detail oriented and highly observant
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to manage a fast paced, highly stressful work environment

Deadline to Apply:  Open Until Positions Are Filled

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to **Please quote GBPREPCOOK# on your cover letter and indicate your salary expectations for this position.

AFN reserves the right to refuse any and all applications for employment and does not assume candidate expenses related to this recruitment process.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.