Position: Ethnic Food Cook

Terms of Employment: Permanent and full time

Language of Work: English

Location of Work: Calgary, AB

Wage: $17.00/hr

Vacancies: 3



·         Prepare and Cook traditional Ethiopian cuisine such as Doro Wet (chicken stew), Injera (Sourdough Flatbread), Tibs (Sauteed meat Chunks), Shiro be kibbe (legume stew), Kitfo (Ethiopian beef tartare) and Fir-Fir (sautéed injera)

·         Plan daily menus and ensure food meets the standards of the restaurant

·         Estimate food requirements and costs and monitor and order supplies

·         Prepare dishes to the specification of clients

·         Clean kitchen and work areas

·         Supervise kitchen staff and helpers

·         Recruit and hire new kitchen staff

·         Train staff how to make Ethiopian specialty dishes

·         Ensure great presentation of foods in traditional Ethiopian way before serving


Experience and Knowledge:

·         2 years to less than 3 years supervisory skills in the kitchen and hands on experience in Ethiopian Cuisine

·         Knowledge of using Ethiopian ingredients such as the Berbere, beso bela, ginger and garlic ground, korerima, mekelesha, koseret, mitmita, tumerik and paprika.

Work Conditions:

·         Fast-paced environment

·         Work under pressure

·         Tight deadlines

·         Physically demanding

·         Attention to detail

·         Standing for extended periods


Personal Suitability: Team member, flexibility, excellent oral communication, dependability, organized, effective interpersonal skills, initiative, reliability

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Work Setting: Restaurant

Company: Abyssinia Restaurant

Business Address:  910 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1K7

How to Apply: Please email resume to honettebargo@yahoo.ca