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head chef


Source: Job Bank

Location

Halifax, NS
B3J3K5

Salary

$19.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Catering firm
  • Hotel, motel, resort

Ranks of chefs

  • Head chef

Tasks

  • Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory
  • 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
  • Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Prepare and cook meals or specialty foods
  • Plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Cuisine specialties

  • International

Food specialties

  • Eggs and dairy
  • Fish and seafood
  • Stocks, soups and sauces
  • Vegetables, fruits, nuts and mushrooms

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week

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