Executive Chef

  • Executive Chef

    Our client operates an award-winning pub that has been named one of Canada’s Top 50 restaurants, among other sought after industry accolades. They are seeking a progressive Executive Chef who is excited about leading a high performing team and pushing culinary boundaries. 

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Inspire the team to always deliver a customer experience beyond expectations 
    • Management of the pub kitchen and associated food/beverage arms of the business, including by not limited to management of personnel and profitability.
    • Oversee the hiring of kitchen team members and introduce new recipes/teach new techniques 
    • Responsible for the quality of all dishes that leave the kitchen
    • Work with owners to create seasonal menus and innovative plating standards for exceptional presentation 
    • Oversee the introduction and supervision of menus in sister companies
    • Empower sous chefs to maintain food/labour costs, supplies, scheduling, training of the cooks, dishwashers, cleaners, etc.
    • Proactively obtain feedback on food and service quality 
    • Participate in publicity and marketing events
    • Maintain impeccable personal hygiene and safety standards 
    • Establish relationships with local Health Inspectors and adhere to all provincial regulations
    Qualifications:
    • A combined 10 years of culinary education and/or management-level experience 
    • Advanced knowledge of food profession principles and practices
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills 
    • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
    • Passion for keeping up with cooking trends and best practices 
    • Excellent knowledge of BOH systems, ordering and inventory controls
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Available to work on call, shifts, after hours, over weekends, and on public holidays