Thai Cook

Company Name:  Baan Lao Fine Thai Cuisine

Work Location:  4100 Bayview Street, Richmond, BC V7E 6S8

Terms of Employment:  Full-time, Permanent

Wage:  $17 per hour

Language of Work:  English

Company Info:

Located by the harbour in the historic fishing village of Steveston, Richmond, BC, Baan Lao Fine Thai Cuisine guests are greeted with a beautiful ocean view and unique décor, transporting them on an intriguing and memorable culinary journey. We provide authentic, upscale Thai food, inventive cocktails, and a carefully curated wine list.

Baan Lao means “Our Home”, reflecting our core value of ensuring everyone feels like an honoured guest. Enveloped in the warmth of our surroundings and the hospitality of our team, guests will enjoy the eye-catching presentation of our food, have their taste buds captivated by the depth and layers in the flavours, and revel in a variety of unique special touches that will make their evening an experience they don’t want to leave and can’t wait to return to.

Job Duties: 

  • Prepare and cook Thai-style full meals, dishes and specialty foods as instructed by chef
  • Participate in menu planning and food presentation design.
  • Facilitate the service of all food, ensuring client food preferences are respected and quality presentation is maintained.
  • Prepare meals in strict adherence to Baan Lao’s standards
  • Assist chefs in monitoring cooking process
  • Maintain a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Check quality of ingredients
  • Help monitor stock
  • Adhere to all food safety and sanitation regulations
  • Ensure food is safely stored, properly labelled and dated to avoid spoilage and facilitate proper rotation
  • Serve as a brand ambassador for Baan Lao, demonstrating honesty, integrity and a commitment to exceptional customer service


As a member of the Baan Lao kitchen team, you are passionate about food, have an incredible eye for detail, and believe food presentation is an art form that instantly elevates the dining experience.

  • 3+ years of work experience as a cook
  • Previous Thai food kitchen experience is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods
  • FoodSafe Level 1 certification is an asset.
  • Passionate about maintaining a positive environment for guests and coworkers
  • Committed to working as a team
  • High school diploma required; Culinary school training an advantage.

We look forward to adding your energy and enthusiasm to our team.

Please submit your resumé to hr@baanlao.ca