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Taboo Commis

Posted: March 03 2023
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Do you have a passion for food, high standards and enjoy being part of a team? Come work, play and stay in beautiful Muskoka this summer (Staff Housing Available)! Taboo Muskoka is a privately owned Resort and Golf Operation whose mandate is to 'Create happiness by offering incredible Muskoka experiences to our guests and team.” Our Culinary team at the Boathouse Restaurant plays a critical role in ensuring this happens and we are looking and for COMMIS/COOKS 3-2 to join the team!

Reporting to the Jr Sous Chef, Sous Chef and Head Chef, you will be responsible with assisting the overall operation and cleanliness of the kitchen, refrigeration & surrounding areas.


  • Production and prep of food items in the kitchen
  • Daily organization and preparation for service including food preparation tasks (mincing, garnishes, stocks, sauces, vinaigrettes, etc) & hot and cold cooking tasks (simple cooking, seasoning, etc)
  • Ensure that health and safety rules are applied and respected (especially HACCP)
  • To look after his or her own area
  • To ensure the cleanliness and tidiness of working areas (floors, equipment, tables, etc)
  • The Commis chef may be required to stand in for his/her superior
  • To attend training when required.
  • To be fully aware of and strictly observe Health & Safety and fire procedures. 
  • To be fully aware of and comply with hotel and company rules and regulations as identified in the team member handbook.



  • High school level English communication skills
  • 1 - 2 years’ experience in kitchen
  • Enrolled in culinary program.
  • Ontario Food Handlers Certification




Benefits of Working at Taboo Muskoka


  • $1 per hour bonus for completing your contract
  • $500 for referring fellow team members and earn $ for bringing in business
  • Complimentary 2-night stay (off season)
  • Complimentary use of resort amenities including trails, bikes, beach, pools, tennis, golf, gym
  • Staff housing available (located in town of Gravenhurst – short 7kms or 5 mins from the resort)
  • Shuttle services to and from staff housing and the resort
  • 50% rebate on housing costs upon completion of your contract
  • Potential room for career advancement
  • Staff (and friends and family) discounts on meals, rooms, merchandise and golf
  • Staff appreciation events and activities
  • Employee recognition program
  • Employee Wellness Program

Taboo Muskoka is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Taboo Muskoka will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources.

Please be aware that Taboo Muskoka has a mandatory vaccination policy in effect for all employees.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Canada. We are not accepting International applicants without a valid work permit. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only successful candidates will be contacted.