Sous Chef

  • The Wickaninnish Inn
  • Supervisory
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 500 Osprey Lane Tofino
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on September 13, 2023

Job Description

Join our Culinary Team as a Sous Chef, where you have the opportunity to learn and grow in a Relais & Chateaux property also recognized as an AAA 4-Diamond Resort and T&L World’s Best Hotel.

The Sous Chef will be responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen and maintain the highest level of culinary excellence. Duties include, but are not limited to, production, presentation, supervising staff, training, mentoring, ordering and inventory. Sous Chefs will also participate in menu planning, act as a liaison between the Executive Chef and the kitchen brigade and be responsible for maintaining a safe, sanitary and healthy working environment. The Sous Chef will assume supervision of staff and additional duties in absence of the Executive Chef and/or fellow Sous Chef. Sous Chefs must be proficient in a fast-paced fine dining establishment.

• Assist Chef and fellow Sous Chefs in daily operations of Culinary program
• Personally uphold and ensure the brigade maintains the highest level of culinary excellence, adhering to all procedures and protocols
• Personally uphold and ensure the brigade upholds the highest level of safety and commercial hygiene
• Staff supervision, training and development, human resources
• Ordering and Inventory
• Participate in menu planning
• Assume management of Culinary operations in the absence of Chef

Responsibilities & Qualifications

• Exceptional attention to detail and focus
• Must thrive in a fast paced working environment
• Team player and proven leadership abilities
• Possess a calm demeanour but have a sense of urgency as required
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Superb time management and organizational skills
• Must be creative and innovative yet able to adjust style to suite guest’s specific needs and requests
• Must be familiar with current Culinary and F&B trends, innovations and techniques including but not limited to keeping your education and knowledge base relevant.
• Journeyman/Red Seal Certification an asset
• Minimum 3 years in similar position/level in a fine dining establishment or similar experience
• Be knowledgeable about, and capable to meet and exceed Relais & Chateaux and AAA 4 Diamond standards
• Valid FoodSafe Certification
• An employment duration commitment will be required



Other Perks/Benefits

Team Member Benefits:

Recommended Training

FOODSAFE Level 1 by Distance Education

Job Application Process

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