Pastry Jr. Sous Chef

  • The Wickaninnish Inn
  • Supervisory
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 500 Osprey Lane
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on February 12, 2024

Job Description

As a Pastry Jr. Sous Chef you will:

• Ensure efficient and personalized guest service meeting and exceeding Relais & Chateaux and AAA 4 & 5 Diamond and Forbes Standards.
• Be an engaged participant and leader of a team that strives for excellence and delivers the best possible culinary experience to our guests.
• Assist the Pastry Chef in all aspects of the daily operation of the Pastry Shop.
• Participate in events as directed by the Pastry Chef.
• Participate in production of menu items, staff supervision, training, mentoring, menu planning and launches, ordering and inventory and administrative tasks.
• Attend Kitchen Leadership meetings on a weekly basis, as well as other meetings as required.
• Be actively involved in development and execution of monthly departmental meetings.
• In the absence of the Pastry Chef, be the leader responsible for all items relating to the Pastry Shop. Ensure efficient and personalized guest service meeting and exceeding Relais & Chateaux and AAA 4 & 5 Diamond and Forbes Standards.
• Be an engaged participant and leader of a team that strives for excellence and delivers the best possible culinary experience to our guests.
• Assist the Pastry Chef in all aspects of the daily operation of the Pastry Shop.
• Participate in events as directed by the Pastry Chef.
• Participate in production of menu items, staff supervision, training, mentoring, menu planning and launches, ordering and inventory and administrative tasks.
• Attend Kitchen Leadership meetings on a weekly basis, as well as other meetings as required.
• Be actively involved in development and execution of monthly departmental meetings.
• In the absence of the Pastry Chef, be the leader responsible for all items relating to the Pastry Shop.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will embody the West Coast culture, while still being committed to the art of hospitality and pursuit of excellence. They will have:

• Knowledgeable about, and capable to meet and exceed, Relais & Chateaux and AAA 4 Diamond and Forbes standards.
• Previous experience in similar position/level in a previous fine dining establishment or similar experience.
BC Foodsafe or the equivalent.
• Ability to function with a calm and controlled demeanor in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines.
• Successfully manage special requests, dietary requirements, menu changes, be flexible with last minute requests/changes all while maintaining standards.
• A desire to contribute exciting and innovative ideas towards the ongoing improvement of the kitchen and the Wickaninnish Inn as a whole.
• Ability to provide leadership, coaching and training.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Journeyman/Red Seal Certification, Cook’s trade certification an asset.
• Superb time management and organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
• Ability to make a 2-year commitment in this position.
• A mutual understanding of your employment duration will be determined during your interview.

Salary/Wage

51,500.00

Other Perks/Benefits

Team Member Benefits: https://www.wickinn.com/about-employment/

Job Application Process

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