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head chef


Source: Job Bank

Location

Oshawa, ON
L1H1A3

Salary

$32.00 to $34.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 50 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work site environment

  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Restaurant

Ranks of chefs

  • Head 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
  • 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
  • Recruit and hire staff
  • Supervise activities of sous-chefs, specialist chefs, chefs and cooks
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food
  • Leading/instructing individuals

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Cuisine specialties

  • South Indian
  • East Indian
  • Vegetarian

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Leadership
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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