chef – Toronto, ON – Job posting

27 July 2023

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Job Description

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Overview

Languages

English

Education


  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience


5 years or more

Green job

  • Involves supporting green economy sectors

Work site environment

Work setting

Ranks of chefs

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory
  • Analyze operating costs and other data
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and new equipment to cooking staff
  • Supervise activities of specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers
  • Create new recipes
  • Instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Prepare and cook complete meals and specialty foods for events such as banquets
  • Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions
  • Prepare and cook meals or specialty foods
  • Requisition food and kitchen supplies
  • Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
  • Consult with clients regarding weddings, banquets and specialty functions
  • Estimate food requirements and food and labour costs
  • Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities of several restaurants
  • Plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards
  • Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances
  • Recruit and hire staff
  • Supervise activities of sous-chefs, specialist chefs, chefs and cooks
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food

Supervision

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Cook Trade Certification
  • Certified chef de cuisine (CCC)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Food Safety Certificate

Experience and specialization

Food specialties

  • Bakery goods and desserts
  • Cereals, grains and pulses
  • Cold kitchen
  • Eggs and dairy
  • Fish and seafood
  • Meat, poultry and game
  • Stocks, soups and sauces
  • Vegetables, fruits, nuts and mushrooms

Additional information

Security and safety

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Financial benefits

Employment groups

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This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Older workers, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.