Job Position: Gourmet Kitchen Assistant

  • Application Deadline:
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Burlington, Hamilton
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
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Required Qualifications:

● Comfortable working with raw meat products (beef, pork, chicken)
● Knife skills are a strong asset
● Ability to stand and perform repetitive work for extended periods of time
● Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
● Comfortable with assisting other departments as necessary

Key Responsibilities:

Job Duties
● Places finished products into the appropriate coolers for shipping
● Performs the final mixing and assembly of kitchen products
● Responsible for entering ingredient lot numbers and best before dates on recipes
● Retrieves raw materials and equipment from freezer/stockroom for production
● Ensures product quality and consistency
● Prepares raw materials for production in the gourmet kitchen
● Packs and weighs salads
● Cleans and cuts vegetables for production
● Assists in final production of finished goods
● Cleaning of dishes, equipment, machinery and floors
● Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment, (operating tilt fryers, steam kettles, Hobart mixers and
oven, etc).
● Use of knives
● May also assist in other departments
● Responsible to operate within the health and safety guidelines
● Other duties as required by management

Working Conditions and Environment
● Meat packaging and food manufacturing plant
● Physically demanding and fast paced work environment
● Early morning start (Monday to Friday)
● Refrigerated (cold) environment
● Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation

Additional Details:

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About Our Company:

R. Denninger Limited is one of the finest food companies in the world. For more than 60 years, quality
has been the founding criteria of our company. Denninger’s has five retail locations, a manufacturing
plant and a warehouse all located throughout Southern Ontario. Denninger’s associates are hand
picked to provide the best service in the industry. If you have a passion for customer service and thrive
in a team environment, Denninger’s is the place for you!

What We Offer
● Associate training focused on developing practical skills
● Career advancement opportunities
● 20% Staff discount across all retail locations
● Perks Program (Monthly Super Staff Discounts, Goodlife Discount, Perkopolis and more)
● Immediate health, vision and dental benefits upon hire
● Employee Assistance Program
● Access to 24/7 virtual health care
● Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)