Algonquin Park / Lake of Two Rivers – Cook


Are you looking to:

  • Meet fun people?
  • Live, work and play in Algonquin Park?
  • Staff accommodation included and on site?
  • Outdoor gear rental at no charge?
  • Access an available meal plan and staff discount?
  • Have a great summer in Algonquin?

Algonquin Outfitters is looking for Cooks to join our dynamic team at the Lake of Two Rivers Café and Grill in Algonquin Park for the 2024 season.

Our Cooks support daily tasks and functions of the restaurant which include but is not limited to, following lists to prepare ingredients for menu items (i.e., measure, chop, peel, dice, slice, etc.), preparation of dishes from the menu, setting up, sanitizing and stocking workstations with all necessary supplies and equipment, stocking fridges, freezers, shelves, and display cases when shipments arrive, identifying to the Cooks when supplies are low, washing dishes by hand or using a mechanical dishwasher, and much more!

What does it take to become a Cook on the AO Team?

  • Experience as a cook or prep cook would be advantageous.
  • You will have good manual dexterity allowing for safe operation of cooking tools such as knives.
  • You will have an enthusiastic, team-player mindset, with the desire to create a strong sense of teamwork and cooperation.
  • The ability to take direction/follow instructions in a busy kitchen setting, seeking clarification when required.
  • You stay organized and produce quality results with necessary time frames.
  • Physical endurance to be on your feet for extended periods of time.
  • Flexibility to work all shifts – weekends, days, evenings, and holidays.

We are open seven days a week from May through October.  Shifts consist of weekends/days/nights.

At AO, we foster an environment and culture that makes these roles suitable to students, retirees/snowbirds, or individuals who are only looking to work in the summer months as you have other plans for the winter.  We welcome interest from all!

If you would like to learn more about these opportunities and what it is like to work with AO, please connect with us by sending your resume and a brief introduction of who you are and why you would be a great addition to the AO team. 

Salary: $19.00-$25.00 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips


  • Cooking: 1 year (preferred)


  • Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (preferred)

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