Kitchen Leader
Steamship Grill And Bar
Victoria, BC

Why do people love working for us?

The Steamship Bar & Grill is owned and operated by Extra Mile Hospitality Inc. They also own three Romer’s location around Vancouver and a Starbucks franchise location. Extra Mile is a family and was started by three long-time restaurant industry professionals, who do what they do because it’s challenging and fun. Applicants must have a passion for food and care about serving great local products.

The position:

The Sous Chef is responsible for managing the daily operations of the kitchen. Operations include scheduling, meeting or exceeding budgeted labour and other cost centers, as well as overseeing inventory and the ordering of food and supplies.

In addition, the Sous Chef ensures excellence in guest satisfaction through effective training of staff, commitment to a "Do Whatever It Takes" attitude, and a hands-on management style that upholds leading by example.

We are looking for someone to start out in an hourly role at around $17/h for 3 months, then transition to a salaried role starting between $45K +++. We offer the traditional 8 hour, 5 day work week, or if it suits your lifestyle, we also offer 10 hour, 4 day work weeks with 3 consecutive days off.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum 2 years of Sous Chef experience in a full-service, structured dining establishment
  • Strong knowledge of back of the house operations including food, beverage, staff supervision, food safety and inventory
  • Strong understanding of cost and labour systems that lead to restaurant profitability
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods
  • Strong communication and leadership skills combined with advanced computer and math skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay, incentives and benefits
  • The opportunity to learn and develop in an established company
  • A positive, fun, and respectful work environment

Sous Chef position: full time

45-50 hour work weeks

2 weeks paid holiday

Extended medical & dental benefits/ family options available also.

Competitive salary $45K +++

We pay well for great people because attitude is everything!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $45,000.00 to $52,000.00 /year


  • Culinary: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Leader: 1 year (Preferred)