Dan H

Sous Chef Fresh Seafood Restaurant Sooke

Sooke, British Columbia
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Sous Chef JOB DESCRIPTION: A Sous Chef supports the Executive Chef in preparation and execution of the food service and oversees kitchen operations for all departments in a professional manner in accordance with the standards set by West Coast Grill. Successful candidates will have the ability to work at a fast pace, under pressure, without sacrificing quality and be able to demonstrate flexibility within their role. They must also have the ability to delegate tasks effectively and be able to work as a line cook in the restaurant as and when required. JOB DUTIES: - Organize and execute all food services in a timely and professional manner - Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods - Portion, arrange and garnish food - Manage time and schedule staff to ensure smooth service - Supervise kitchen team - Notify chef of required orders and place orders in chef’s absence - Train kitchen staff - Attend management meetings - Maintain inventory and records of food temperatures, supplies and equipment, - Set up and oversee buffets and plated dinner services - Constant use safe and hygienic food handling practices - Maintain a clean kitchen and work environment throughout the shift - Ensure wastage is kept to a minimum and food cost expectations are met - Performs other duties as directed by the Executive Chef or General Manager GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY: - High level of culinary skill in a commercial environment - Extensive knowledge of banquet and events catering - Ability to work on feet all day and lift light to medium loads - Requires ability to give attention to detail and to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently - Able to lead a team and effectively delegate tasks - Polite and enthusiastic demeanor - Real passion for food and creative flair - Strong communication and organizational skills - Flexibility with scheduling (weekend and/or evening hours) and able to work at short notice - Ability to work under pressure both independently, as well as in a team environment EDUCATION: Must have a valid Foodsafe qualification. Red Seal certification and Level I First Aid training would be an asset. EXPERIENCE: All applicants must have a minimum of five years commercial cooking experience at a management level WAGE: $16-$19 dependent on experience,full benefits after 6 months employment & use of hotel recreational facilities (pool and 24hr gym) ABOUT US: West Coast Grill started in Sooke May 2014 with a vision to serve great food featuring a diverse mix of local ingredients, the West Coast Grill offers delectable and fresh culinary creations to suit every appetite. We utilize the bounty of seafood available right at our doorstep in our spectacular oceanfront location. We stay busy with tourists and locals alike that appreciate the world class view from the restaurant and patio. The real plus is the same views can be seen from the big windows in the kitchen - a chef's job with a view!


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