Sous Chef
Wild Renfrew
Port Renfrew, BC

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Job Summary

To provide restaurant guests with a unique and professional dining experience, while maintaining the company’s high standards of quality and excellence.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintaining stations in an organized and productive manner.
  • Adhering with company policies.
  • Responsible for opening duties/closing and ongoing side work.
  • Performs other tasks/projects as assigned by management.
  • Working closely with chef and FOH manger,
  • Oversee kitchen staff training, food preparation, product quality and cooking execution
  • Prepare and cook individual dishes or entire meals
  • Ensure sanitary cooking conditions and appropriate safe food handling
  • Assist in food cost, labor and other kitchen controllables, monitoring and ordering of supplies
  • Recruit and hire staff, supervise activities and instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Communicate needs with vendors/suppliers for daily inventory
  • Assist with weekly inventory counts.
  • Preparing weekly schedules and managing day off requests.
  • Help implement kitchen systems
  • Managing cleaning routines.
  • Command line from the Call finish station, monitoring the quality of food. Ensuring appropriate ticket times and quality of dish with the highest level of finesse.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3 years minimum experience -- management level in restaurant industry
  • Certification of culinary training or apprenticeship, red seal and/or journeyman certificate is an asset
  • FOODSAFE certified
  • Must have a passion for the business, a love for food, as well as the desire to engage and impact guests
  • Comprehensive understanding and ability to work all stations in kitchen effectively
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Basic business math and accounting skills and personal computer literacy
  • Ability to teach, coach, mentor and motivate staff
  • Ability to adapt and flex to last minute requests and sudden changes / good decision making skills
  • Must be able to work and lead all ages
  • Be able to multi-task and maintain a professional and upbeat demeanor while under pressure.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills and conflict resolution
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Physical requirements: walk or stand for long periods of time, bending, lifting up to 100kg. Be able to hear, speak and see without impairment.
  • A love of food and desire to learn
  • A positive outlook and regard for the people you work with
  • Dedication to a clean, safe, and organized work space
  • Aspiration to be part of a busy and expanding restaurant with a great family of staff

*Staff housing available

Job Type: Full-time