Head Chef

Job Duties

-Aiding in overseeing all kitchen staff, supervising their work and delegating duties.

-Planning, managing and executing events.

-Ordering inventory required for menu production and maintaining adequate par levels.

-Aiding in training staff at each of their stations and maintaining quality performances.

-Running the pass efficiently and leading the kitchen during service.

-Preparing and executing a line station to cover days off or sick days.

-Working with the co-chef to create restaurant and catering menus and to design some marketplace items.

-Helping to manage food and labor costs to effectively maintain kitchen functionality and profit margins.

-Fostering a team-building work atmosphere and positive work ethic within the kitchen in correlation with the front house team.

-Working collaboratively with the front of house to create a seamless and enjoyable customer experience.

-Meeting with customers and aiding in the planning of catered special events on and off-site.

-Ensuring the maintenance of a high level of workplace cleanliness as well as a hygienic and well groomed kitchen staff appearance.

-Planning, with the co-chef, varieties and quantities of food items necessary, for use in executing the menu and creating marketplace items

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Minimum 5 years experience in a restaurant kitchen management position and 2-5 years of previous cooking experience or combination of culinary school and experience required as well as food safe certification.

Must have successfully executed all line stations in a busy, fast-paced restaurant kitchen that offers carefully prepared Canadian contemporary cuisine or equivalent. Must be capable of working closely with the owner/co-chef to plan, manage and oversee all aspects of menu execution, kitchen operations and successful dinner service.

Must also possess;

  • Red Seal Journeyman Papers required
  • Food Safe 1 required
  • ITA – Apprentice Supervision and Signing Off Authority

***Competitive compensation, bonus and benefits.

The Search Committee will begin considering potential candidates immediately and will continue until the role is successfully filled. Applications, including resume in word format along with a cover letter outlining reasons for interest in the position and desired compensation should be submitted electronically, in confidence directly to: lisa@searchwest.ca

Only those candidates currently eligible to work in Canada will be considered.

By | 2018-10-26T17:26:04+00:00 October 26th, 2018|