Membertou Trade and Convention Centre (MTCC) is Cape Breton’s premiere meeting and convention facility, a popular concert venue, and home to one of Sydney’s Top 10 Restaurants. The MTCC is a well-recognized business, playing an integral role in the economy of Membertou and the surrounding community.

Operating within the hospitality sector, some of the key success factors for our business include:

•    Excellence in Customer Service
•    Product Differentiation
•    Cost Control
•    Effective Advertising

Employees of the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre are key to the achievement of these success factors.  As a result, our goal is to attract, retain and develop employees who are:

•    Knowledgeable and effective in carrying out their assigned duties
•    Knowledgeable about the facility and its products & services
•    Knowledgeable about Membertou, local attractions and surrounding areas
•    Courteous and professional toward customers and other employees
•    Committed to achieving the financial and operational goals of the MTCC
•    Committed to representing Membertou in a positive manner at all times

Our team is made up of a variety of employees including Cooks, Food & Beverage Servers, Event Set Up Workers, Sales Associates, Administrative Assistants, Audio Video Technicians and more.   If you are interested in a career in the hospitality sector, the MTCC may be the place for you!  Please feel free to drop off a resume at any time and check this website regularly for current Employment Opportunities.


Current Employment Opportunities with the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre:

Banquet Chef

Department:  Trade & Convention Centre - Kitchen
Reports To:  Executive Chef

This is an exciting and challenging hands-on, working-chef position.  As our banquet chef, you will be joining a highly motivated and experienced team with a reputation for quality food and service.

The banquet chef is a full-time position with a salary of $40,000 per year, plus pension, medical and dental plans.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct and execute all banquets and catered events under the direction of the Executive Chef.
  • Coach, mentor and instruct kitchen staff, as required.
  • Oversee all dishes leaving the kitchen to ensure they are done to spec and to the customer’s request every time.
  • Assist the Executive Chef with controlling food and labor costs, and with monitoring staffing levels, food storage, and cleanliness throughout the kitchen. 
  • Show leadership in creating a culture that revolves around the experience and enjoyment of food and the culinary arts.
  • All duties common to a Banquet Chef and any related duties that may be assigned by the Executive Chef.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Post-Secondary culinary training would be an asset.
  • Food Handling Safety and WHMIS certifications required.   
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as a keen eye for detail are essential.
  • Strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs is required.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Membertou Human Resources Department
Attention: Richard Stevens
111 Membertou Street
Membertou, NS B1S 2M9

Or via email to:  jobs@membertou.ca


Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.