Chef

Instructors

Job Id: 5683

KS VENTURES INC

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March 28, 2024

Thornhill

Ontario

Full Time

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Hot
  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Restaurant

Ranks of chefs

  • Chef
  • Pastry chef

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Safe Food Handling certificate
  • Food Safety Certificate

Experience and specialization

Cuisine specialties

  • Greek
  • International
  • Gluten-free
  • Mediterranean cuisine

Food specialties

  • Bakery goods and desserts
  • 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

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Medical exam
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is available

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

Other benefits

  • Parking available

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