Seasonal Cook

Website Cross River Education and Retreat Centre

LOCATION: We are a full-service, off-grid, remote wilderness lodge located in British Columbia in the beautiful and majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains. We are accessible by road, approximately 1/2 hour from Radium Hot Springs, 1 hour from Banff, and 3 hours from Calgary.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Cross River Education and Retreat Center has an opening for a seasonal cook for the 2024 summer season – the last 2 weeks of May, all of June, July, August, and September.

Join our small, family-run business who all have a passion for providing our guests with delicious home-cooked meals and exceptional outdoor experiences, while making them feel at home and a part of our family.


–  You will be responsible for the menu planning, shopping lists, preparation and presentation of all meals for the lodge guests
–  You will be responsible for creating high quality home-cooked meals and desserts, while at the same time being cost conscious
–  You will also be required to occasionally prepare dishes for our guests with food allergies or intolerances and handle all dietary concerns with appropriate care and concern.
–  You will ensure proper storage and labelling of all items in kitchen, fridges, freezers, and rotate to use them up and reduce waste
–  You will stock and organize your work area, fridges, freezers and pantry
–  You will ensure cleanliness and maintenance of dishes, equipment, appliances, and all work areas in the kitchen

–  Previous experience as a cook in a wilderness setting is an asset
–  Food Safe training is an asset
–  You must be comfortable working in an open kitchen where positive interaction with guests is required
–  You must be organized and conscientious in your food preparation, ensuring top-notch quality in every dish
–  You must be pleasant and outgoing, tidy, efficient and able to work with a minimum of supervision
–  You will need to be physically able to keep up with the long days and active pace of a busy lodge where guests are continually coming and going. Room and board will be provided.


$4000-4400 per month

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