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Sous Chef - posted May 9th 2015

Position:                                Sous Chef (NOC 6241)

Employment Status:          Full Time- Permanent (40 hours per week)

Reporting directly to the Executive Chef, the Sous Chef will oversee multiple restaurant and outlet operations, including but not limited to fine dining, large scale buffets and cafeteria style catering throughout the resort. The Sous Chef will be required to supervise 20+ kitchen staff, provide a ‘hands on’ approach when training and assist with departmental development and growth through employee coaching, performance appraisals, and disciplinary action. The successful candidate will ensure the kitchen staff comply with health and safety regulations and adhere to sanitary and safe food handling guidelines at all times. 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the Executive Chef in leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the kitchen team to ensure the highest level of service and guest satisfaction is achieved
  • Supervise and train specialist chef, cooks and other kitchen staff in a high volume multi-outlet environment
  • Maintain on-going training and development of kitchen employees, through performance reviews, coaching and corrective action as required
  • Provide a ‘hands on’ approach when demonstrating new cooking techniques and equipment to staff
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Maintain and enhance food products through creative menu development, presentation and promotion
  • Assist with the preparation of annual budgets and strategic plans and achieve the goals and targets therein
  • Ensure a high standard of consistency and quality products and services while adhering to financial targets
  • Product and supply ordering from respective suppliers for all food outlets
  • Inspect grooming and attire of staff; rectify any deficiencies if required
  • Adhere to LLSR company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years supervisory experience in the culinary field required
  • Red seal or equivalent professional designation required
  • HACCP and food safety certified
  • Extensive knowledge of food handling and sanitation standards
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, coach and manage a team of 20+ kitchen staff
  • Demonstrated experience in fine dining, buffet and après style cuisine required
  • Demonstrated culinary experience in international and domestic cuisine required
  • Demonstrated creativity in menu development and concept required
  • Proven financial management skills
  • Possess strong coaching, communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work long hours when required
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team and ability to build teams
  • Highly organized & detail oriented
  • Must have strong leadership & problem solving skills

Benefits and Compensation:

  • $19.76 / hour (40 hours per week)
  • Multi resort ski pass
  • Subsidized staff accommodation
  • Food and Beverage discounts
  • Eligible for LLSR health benefits plan

Company Details:

Name: Lake Louise Ski Resort (The Lake Louise Ski Area Ltd.)

Business address and work location: PO Box 5. # 1 Whitehorn Rd, Lake Louise, AB T0L1E0

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please email, fax or mail your resume with cover letter to:

Email: jobs@skilouise.com

Fax: 403-522-1342

Mail: PO Box 5. # 1 Whitehorn Rd, Lake Louise, AB T0L1E0

Posted on: May 9th, 2015



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