Languages: English and Cantonese
Education: No degree or diploma
Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Food Safety Certificate
Experience: 5 years or more
Cuisine Specialties: Cantonese
Work Setting: Restaurant, formal dining room; Bar; Health care institution, facility or clinic
Transportation/ Travel information: Public Transportation is available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Standing for extended periods; Bending; Crouching; Kneeling; Tight deadlines
Ability to supervise: 11-15 people
Food Specialties: Fish and Seafood
Sous-Chefs Specific Skills: Supervise activities of specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers; Demonstrate new cooking techniques and new equipment to cooking staff
Chefs and Specialist Chefs specific skills: Create new recipes, prepare and cook complete meals and specialty foods for events such as banquets; instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food; Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff.
Executive Chef Specific Skills: Recruit and hire staff; Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities of several restaurants; Plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards; Estimate food requirements and food and labor costs; Supervise activities of sous-chefs, specialist chefs, chefs and cooks; Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs ; Consult with clients regarding weddings, banquets and specialty functions.
What's on offer?
At Element Lifestyle Retirement, we are redefining retirement and aging. Our vision is to develop and manage vibrant, inclusive communities for people of all ages to live in. We provide purpose-built communities that integrate age-adaptive accommodations, amenities, activities, and hospitality, recreational, wellness and care services that support and enrich the lives of all our residents.
Our Values and Philosophy guide our business and are represented by the word IMPACT: Integrity in our actions, Mentorship of our people, Passion for our industry, Accountability to our customers, Creativity in our approach, and Teamwork that focuses on collaboration.
As you do your job, focus not only on what you need to accomplish but think about how you will live these values in your day to day work. What kind of IMPACT will you have as our Executive Sous Chef?
Opening for residency in early 2019, OPAL will be a boutique community of retirement suites on Vancouver’s west side, offering refined amenities and service that are designed with the highest standards in mind. This home will be a gathering place for family, friends and community.
As the Executive Sous Chef you are responsible for the startup and all-around success of OPAL’s state of the art daily kitchen operations. You lead the development and delivery of superior Cantonese cuisines and inspire and train a food service team to deliver a superior dining experience for residents.
Reporting directly to the Executive Chef, you will oversee and develop all Chinese food related functions including the dining room, private dining room events operation and occasional chef’s table, cooking demonstrations and seasonal events.
Interviews are currently being conducted. Don't hesitate to apply today! Cover letters not required.
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