Bistro Cook

Perimeter Institute’s Black Hole Bistro is seeking a talented and reliable individual to fill a part-time Cook position working days, evenings and weekends as required.

The Black Hole Bistro is a private retreat located inside Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics which operates for resident scientists, visiting researchers and conference and workshop guests, who quite often continue their discussions and collaborations over a fine meal.

Some of the most exciting research at the Institute is based on the study of black holes; consequently Black Hole Bistro was a fitting name and unanimous hit. After opening on January 7, 2005 the restaurant has steadily grown to become the social hub of Perimeter. It provides a comfortable getaway from research offices and serves as a focal point for entertaining all guests. Bistro staff welcome many of the world’s greatest scientific minds to their tables. Cuisine is structured around fresh local produce and adapted to fit an international palate. Classic recipes are updated with contemporary ingredients and inspiration.

Part Time Black Hole Bistro Cook:

Applicants must be task-oriented, hardworking individuals with a willingness to learn new skills. Experience working in a professional environment and upscale restaurant atmosphere is an asset.

The position entails, but is not limited to: preparation and cooking of an extensive variety of cuisine, preparation and baking a variety of pastries, consultation with the Sous and Partie Chefs with regard to product usage and stock levels, cleaning of staff and bistro kitchens. A minimum of 2 years of relative kitchen experience is required. 

If you desire a professional, dynamic and challenging atmosphere where you will be given recognition for the outstanding effort you provide, please email awoods@perimeterinstitute.ca with your resume and cover letter including your availability addressed to Ben Uniac, Head Chef for further consideration.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Perimeter Institute encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. Applicants who require special accommodation in order to complete their application/interview are encouraged to contact peopleandculture@perimeterinstitute.ca for assistance.