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Line and Prep Cooks

Ancaster Mill

Ancaster Mill is looking for Line Cooks and Prep Cooks to create exceptional a la carte dishes with quality ingredients in a friendly, fast-paced and highly motivating environment! We are building an amazing team in the heart of our house and preparing for a busy season and beyond.

Competitive wages are based on level of skills and experience- $16 to $18/hour

Job Summary

The Line Cooks and Prep Cooks are responsible for the preparation of high-quality, delicious food in a thoughtful, consistent, and timely manner according to Ancaster Mill’s high standards and in adherence with the organization’s food philosophy. Individuals in these positions play key roles in surpassing guest expectations and providing an incredible culinary experience.


When you work at Ancaster Mill, you are part of the Pearle Hospitality family and, with that, comes significant benefits:

  • 50% of dining for up to 6 guests at Pearle Hospitality properties, known for amazing, earth to table cuisine
  • 50% of accommodations and 25% off spa services at the brand new Elora Mill Hotel & Spa luxury property
  • Quarterly Staff Appreciation Draws with really awesome prizes
  • Being part of an expanding company with many opportunities for growth and new experiences
  • Being led by an engaged and enthusiastic, hands-on management team


  • Basic understanding of professional kitchen systems and experience working in a professional kitchen.
  • Able to follow instruction and complete jobs in a timely manner
  • Experience in a fast-paced kitchen would be an asset
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift and carry up to 50lbs and work in a fast paced environment
  • Organized with a strong focus and commitment to quality
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Must have an understanding of written and spoken English
  • Hardworking, dependable and reliable
  • Shift work hours – days and afternoons, weekdays, weekends and public holidays
  • Personal transportation is recommended, though not required.
  • Flexible hours, preferred open availability.
  • Able to work well independently and as a team
  • Able to work sometimes past 12am


On-site parking

Vacation & paid time off

Discounted/free food

Flexible working hours

Company events & social hours

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