Compass Group Canada Sous Chef in OTTAWA, Ontario

Sous Chef

Imagine joining a team that-s at the top of their game. Come to work at Restaurant Associates and learn from the pros how to serve thousands of visitors in some of the world-s best venues. Because of what we do, more than 30,000 guests enjoy an unforgettable experience every day. Learn. Grow. Serve. It-s a winning combination.Why work with Restaurant Associates?We are a member of Compass Group Canada, the leading foodservice and support services company. We provide foodservice solutions and fine dining luxury suite services at different destinations-from local museums to famous sporting and iconic cultural venues. Join us.

Now, if you were to come on board as one of ourSous Chefs, we-d ask you to do the following for us:

  • Assist the Culinary Director in the unit, taking over the Culinary Directors' duties in his/her absence.

  • Assist the Culinary Director with inventories, pricing, cost controls, requisitioning, and issuing supplies and equipment for food production.

  • Prepare and supervise the culinary team in preparation of a wide variety of foods in addition to sharing food knowledge with the team.

  • Be directly involved in menu planning and development, operation planning, expenditures, budgeting, costing and maintaining proper inventory levels.

  • Ensure proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability.

  • Ensure good client relationships are maintained and that the client is satisfied with the service and menu options provided.

  • Ensure strict compliance with Compass- Quality Assurance and Health and Safety Program, Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS regulations.

  • Coordinate frequent workplace inspections and WHMIS training of all staff and promptly report any workplace accident or incident to head office.

  • Make recommendations for maintenance, repair and upkeep of the kitchen, its equipment and other areas as appropriate.

Think you have what it takes to be ourSous Chef? We-re committed to hiring the best talent for the role. Here-s how we-ll know you-ll be successful in the role.

  • Four years of related culinary supervisory experience in a fast-paced production-oriented environment.

  • Strong background in banquet and catering functions with high-volume production.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls and presentation.

  • Basic supervisory skills, capable of motivating, leading and developing associates.

  • Hard-working team player with ability to prioritize effectively.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).

  • Able to work flexible hours to accommodate business needs, may require evening and weekend availability.