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Part-Time Cook for 50’s Diner at the Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village

Position: Part-Time Cook

Location: Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village, 6155 Arner Townline, Kingsville, ON, N9Y 2E5

Hours: Wednesday to Sunday (up to 25 hours per week) plus additional ongoing events

Pay: $16.75 plus gratuities

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Part-Time Cook to join our team. As a cook, you will be responsible for preparing breakfast and lunch in an open diner environment, providing our visitors with delicious meals that complement the nostalgic atmosphere of our 50’s diner. Additionally, you will be expected to maintain a clean and organized kitchen, ensuring high standards of hygiene and food safety.


  • Prepare breakfast and lunch items according to established recipes and menu items.
  • Ensure that all meals are cooked to order and meet our quality standards.
  • Collaborate with the kitchen team to coordinate food preparation and ensure timely service.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen environment, including regular cleaning of equipment, utensils, and workstations.
    Adhere to food safety and hygiene regulations, including proper storage and handling of ingredients.
  • Monitor inventory levels and notify management when supplies need to be replenished.
  • Maintain a positive and professional demeanor while interacting with visitors and colleagues.
  • Hours vary dependent on different department of the museum (may be requires to serve in different museum events)


  • Previous experience working as a cook or in a similar role is preferred.
  • Knowledge of food preparation techniques, kitchen equipment, and sanitation standards.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, open kitchen environment while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must work on weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Potential for growth and advancement within the organization.
  • Positive and supportive work culture.

If you are passionate about cooking and enjoy working in a nostalgic, 50’s diner setting, we encourage you to apply for the Part-Time Cook position at the Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village. Help us create a memorable dining experience for our visitors as they journey through Canada’s rich transportation history.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experienced .  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.