Senior Sous Chef
Oliver & Bonacini
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

  • 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
  • Drive and takes initiative
  • Exceptional communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Performs well in a performance based culture
  • Is very hands on and motivates by setting the example

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Culinary: 2 years (Required)
  • Sous Chef: 1 year (Preferred)
  • cooking: 1 year (Preferred)