Sous Chef - R&D
R&D Spadina
Toronto, ON
Job Description

Our Sous Chefs have a proven track record of cooking in a demanding environment as well as experience in recruiting, training, development and overall management of their cooks. Our Sous Chefs are hands on with cooking and managing their teams.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Communicates the restaurant's vision to all team members and leads by example. Reinforces the O&B values daily and inspires the team with his/her exciting vision for the restaurant's future.
Consistently monitors kitchen operations and cleanliness.
Builds and maintains relationships with team members and front of house management alike.
Follows proper ordering, inventory and receiving procedures.
Shows leadership in creating a culture that revolves around the experience and enjoyment of food and cooking.
Demonstrates high personal integrity, business ethics and takes every opportunity to promote the restaurant.
Conducts recruitment and selection, training and development initiatives as well as performance management and employee coaching.
Uses conflict/resolution and problem solving skills.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

2-3 years of previous Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine experience in a similar environment.
Passion for food & culinary excellence.
High level of integrity, discipline and vision.
Ability to build and nurture relationships; strong team leadership and interpersonal skills.
Reputation for paying fanatical attention to detail.
Exceptional communication skills with all levels of the organization.
Thrives in a performance based culture.
Very hands on approach and motivates others by setting the example.

Additional Information

Compensation Package Includes: base salary, gratuities, opportunity for bonus, uniform allowance, dining allowance