Sous Chef
Eataly North America
Toronto, ON
The world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace is coming to Canada! Eataly Toronto is opening later this year, and we are seeking 400+ hospitality, culinary and retail professionals to join our team.

Eataly is a place where you can EAT, SHOP and LEARN about high-quality, authentic Italian cuisine. Each Eataly location contains an array of restaurants, cafés, to-go eateries, fresh counters (think fresh Italian cheese and meat, and fresh pasta made in front of you!) a grocery market with more than 10,000 products, and a cooking school. Eataly was founded in Italy in 2007 and has since expanded to more than 35 locations (and counting!) across the world. Eat Better, Live Better!

JOB OVERVIEW

The Sous Chef supervises and coordinates the production of high-quality, authentic Italian dishes in one of Eataly’s exciting, high-volume, open kitchen restaurants.

Reports to the Chef de Cuisine and manages the kitchen staff.

Supervises and coordinates activities related to food preparation, kitchen and storage areas
Participates in menu planning and actively manages food production
Trains and works alongside cooks to ensure quality, speed, safety and health standards are consistently met
Informs front of house personnel of menu changes, specials and shortages
Requisitions and apportions food items and utilizes food surpluses to control food costs
Assists with scheduling and payroll processing as requested
Documents, investigates, escalates and resolves employee or guest incidents
Performs other duties as required or assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

3+ years of back of house experience, including 1+ years of management experience
Outstanding communication skills
Excellent knife skills and finger dexterity to use small tools and utensils adeptly
Advanced computer skills
Bachelor’s Degree or degree from post-secondary culinary arts program preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule often including evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting
Ability to work with commercial equipment including stand mixers, ovens, torches, etc.

BENEFITS AND PERKS

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, RRSP
Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly
Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

Eataly is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.