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Sous Chef

AMICA MATURE LIFESTYLES INC.

North Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Hospitality and Food Service

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SOUS CHEF

Amica at Edgemont Village

(Full Time) 

 

Amica Mature Lifestyles offers retirement living options and care services to 3600 seniors in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. With an emphasis of being a great place to call home, our team’s mission is to empower seniors to flourish by supporting them in mind, body, and spirit. In over 40 communities (and growing) we provide first-class independent living, assisted living and memory care living options.

 

A day in the life of a Sous Chef:

 

You are committed to service excellence and pride yourself in exceeding dining expectations by contributing to a culinary experience of the highest quality, consistency and creativity.  Under the direction of the Director of Culinary Services you will be responsible for the smooth operation of the kitchen and the daily preparation of meals from pre-determined menus, ensuring the food quality and presentation meets fine dining standards.  You will assist the Director of Culinary Services with menu creation, budget control and development of new ideas. You will provide instruction to the kitchen team and monitor kitchen service levels to ensure residents’ service needs are met.

 

How do I qualify?

 

You must have: 

  • Red Seal Cook’s Qualification Certificate

  • Food Safe Certificate

  • Minimum three years supervisory experience in a fine dining service environment

  • Five years progressive experience in a variety of dining environments 

What we are looking for: 

  • Previous Hotel experience in a fine dining property

  • Strong service orientation with demonstrated knowledge of all types of formal Dining Room service

  • Excellent communication skills; team player skilled with motivating and coaching others

  • Proven leadership abilities; approachable and diplomatic decision making style

  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

  • Detail oriented, with good organizational abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and respond with a sense of urgency when required

 

Position Vacant Until Filled

 

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About Amica Mature Lifestyles

Are you passionate about providing outstanding service to your customers? Do you long for work that has a higher purpose? Are you looking to join a team of passionate dedicated people who strive to be the best in the industry? Are you looking for work/ life balance and a company that has values that align with your personal ones? Then Amica Mature Lifestyles is for you! We provide luxury housing and light care for seniors; some refer to our communities as a cruise ship that never leaves the dock. Our employees rate the opportunity to interact with, serve, and provide a social and safe living environment as the number one reason they love what they do.

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What it's like to work at Amica Mature Lifestyles

Why work for Amica?

At Amica, we are committed to creating a culture of passion, purpose, dedication and excellence within our employees to support Amica’s vision. We do this by delivering on our promise to our residents and providing superior Wellness & Vitality™ within independent living retirement communities.

Wellness & Vitality™

Our principles of Wellness & Vitality™ are based on physical, emotional, spiritual, vocational, intellectual and social wellness. We encourage a healthy lifestyle for both our residents and employees, through newsletters, social events, a wide variety of programming and facilities.

Amica HELPING HANDS

Our HELPING HANDS charity assists less fortunate seniors through capital project funding and by creating and delivering gift baskets over the holiday season along with other programs throughout the year. Amica HELPING HANDS is committed to assisting some of Canada’s most vulnerable seniors.

A look inside Amica Mature Lifestyles

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Benefits & Perks

Compensation and benefits

At Amica, we are committed to providing competitive compensation, excellent employer paid health benefits, employee stock purchase plan as well as eligibility for the tuition reimbursement program for full time and regular part time positions. We provide regular time off and a fun team-based workplace. Each year we review our salaries to ensure that they are progressive and competitive to the overall marketplace.

Professional development

Amica encourages and supports the career growth and advancement of our employees through career planning, coaching, professional development and promotional opportunities as well as tuition reimbursement. You provide the passion, and we will provide the support and opportunities you need to reach your career potential.

Sous Chef, AMICA MATURE LIFESTYLES INC., North Vancouver, BC, CANADA