Executive Sous Chef
Eataly North America
Toronto, ON
Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Eataly Toronto is opening in 2019, and we are looking for an Executive Sous Chef to join our team! The Executive Sous Chef will direct the culinary team’s daily activities in accordance with Eataly’s policies and objectives to ensure guest satisfaction, profitability, and a positive, productive and compliant work environment.

Reports directly the Executive Chef and oversees the Chef de Cuisine team.

Directs empoyee hiring, assignment, training, payroll, scheduling, evaluations and terminations
Collaborates closely with the Executive Chef and CDCs to plan and execute seasonal menus in the restaurants
Observes food production and samples food to ensure compliance with recipes and standards
Reviews financial information, such as sales costs and labor, to ensure efficient operation
Manages inventory: estimates needs, places orders, receives and checks deliveries
Informs front of house personnel of menu changes, specials and shortages
Documents, investigates, escalates and resolves all employee and guest incidents
Performs other duties as required or assigned

5-7 years of chef experience, including 2+ years of management experience
Strong understanding of Italian cuisine
Excellent communication, leadership, motivational and team-building skills
Knowledge of kitchen equipment and procedures, safety and sanitation regulations
Advanced computer skills
Bachelor’s Degree or degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program highly preferred

Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, standing or walking in a restaurant environment
Ability to operate commercial equipment including stand mixers, ovens, torches, etc.
Eataly is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel welcome