Chef – Calgary – Cornerstone

Join us as a dedicated Chef with a zeal for cooking and an emphasis on creating nutritious, child-centric menus aligned with the Canada Food Guide.

About CEFA

Core Educational & Fine Arts (CEFA) stands out with its avant-garde approach to early childhood education in Canada. We believe in nurturing the holistic development of a child’s intellect through a plethora of stimulating activities. From mathematics to yoga, reading to visual arts, we ensure every child’s brain is optimally engaged. At CEFA, we foster creativity, reasoning, sequential thinking, and more, all under an umbrella of fun, play, and expression.

Essential Qualities We Seek

  • A genuine passion for cooking
  • Strong budget management and communication skills
  • Previous experience in childcare, preschool, or commercial kitchens
  • Highly organized with multi-tasking prowess
  • Proficient in Health Safety and food safety
  • Recent culinary institute graduate; Red Seal Chef is a plus


  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals/snacks; align with approved Menu
  • Budget-friendly grocery shopping and inventory management
  • Adhere to food safety standards and maintain kitchen hygiene
  • Collaborate with staff on children’s dietary needs and adjustments
  • Cook from scratch while meeting nutritional standards


  • Minimum one year experience in preschools, restaurants or commercial kitchens.
  • Food Handler Certification preferred; subject to criminal records check.
  • English proficiency.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Full benefits after six months
  • Holidays and weekends off
  • Complimentary healthy meals
  • On-site childcare and parking

Application Form: 

If you are passionate about culinary arts and nurturing the next generation’s health, apply now! Please complete the form below and upload your cover letter and resume.

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