Drake Devonshire Inn

We're excited kick-off our Spring/Summer hiring and are happily accepting applications. If you believe that you have what takes to be part of our team, take a few minutes to look through our opportunities and share your application with us. Selected candidates will be invited to come in for an interview in March and April. We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, seasonal bonuses, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of working the Drake team. Join our team and share in our future.


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We thank all applicants for your interest in working with The Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • COOKS (PREP/LINE + ALL LEVELS)

    We're seeking unique, talented and enthusiastic COOKS of all levels that are looking to join us and build a dynamic and rewarding career with us!

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:

    - 1-2 years experience in a fast paces environment
    - Must be disciplined and have respect for colleagues
    - Culinary diploma is preferred

    If are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, the Drake Devonshire Inn is ideal for you.

    To be considered for this opportunity please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "COOK".

    Join a great team with potential for growth and career development. Interviews commencing ASAP.

    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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  • LINE COOK

    We're seeking unique, talented and enthusiastic COOKS of all levels that are looking to join us and build a dynamic and rewarding career with us!

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:

    - Available to work full time flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
    - 1-2 years experience in a fast paces environment
    - Must be disciplined and have respect for colleagues
    - Culinary diploma is preferred

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining out team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    To be considered for this opportunity please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "LINE COOK".

    Join a great team with potential for growth and career development. Interviews commencing ASAP.



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  • SOUS CHEF

    Staying true to all things Drake, we’re excited about extending our cultural and hospitality mandate; Drake Devonshire Inn, in Wellington, Ontario. The art, food and wine happenings that currently exist in Prince Edward County, as well as our beautiful historic Inn that literally hovers over Lake Ontario made the choice to join another incredible community an easy one. With significant refurbishment and expansion alongside seasonal menus, cultural programs, inspiring excursions and a thoughtfully curated permanent art collection, Drake Devonshire will truly be a Drake outpost, Inn the County!

    The Drake Devonshire is experiencing an exciting phase of growth and is currently seeking additional SOUS CHEFS to join our dynamic kitchen leadership team. With imminent expansion plans, this role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, passionate and innovative culinary professional and inspiring leader who is looking for a rewarding hospitality career with opportunities for advancement.

    We are seeking candidates with a combination of skills and experience that include operational + kitchen management excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven desire to strive for continuous culinary innovation. The ideal candidate will bring management experience from a similar environment, as well a strong culinary background, staff management, operations, safety and compliance.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Reporting to the Drake Hotel's Executive Chef you will play a key role as part of a small, interdependent management team that may include: Hotel, Culinary, Special Events, Security, Human Resources and Corporate Service departments.

    While on shift, your role will include, but not be limited to:

    • Understanding, adhering to and executing all kitchen operational policies + procedures, standards and training programs
    • Ensuring a unique and consistent guest dining experience by actively managing the team and resolving issues, should they arise
    • Maintaining a strong focus on achieving and/or exceeding revenue targets, within acceptable labor cost and service standard parameters
    • Monitoring and managing service, quality, health + safety and cleanliness

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • 3-5 years of progressive kitchen leadership experience in a fine or casual dining environment
    • Demonstrated awareness of and interest in current culinary trends in the marketplace
    • Operations management experience in a high volume establishment with significant evening and catering/special events business
    • Experienced trainer and mentor to large staff teams
    • Demonstrated patience, tact and diplomacy while leading a diverse team of industry professionals
    • Ability to multi-task, remain cool and keep up in a fast paced environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication experience, both verbal & written
    • Excellent organizational skills, with timely delivery of all required administrative work
    • Flexible to work evenings and weekends and holidays
    • Red Seal Certification or equivalent considered a strong asset

    WHAT WE OFFER:
    We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of joining the Drake team.

    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca please list “SOUS CHEF” in your subject line.

    Interviews commencing as soon as possible. Internal applications are encouraged and welcome.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role at The Drake Hotel, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.

    The Drake Hotel Properties is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

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