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sous-chef


Source: Job Bank

Location

Toronto, ON
M6J1H7

Salary

$42,000.00 annually

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Hot

Ranks of chefs

  • Executive chef
  • Head chef
  • Sous-chef

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
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Cook Trade Certification

Cuisine specialties

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free

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

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

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