*Maintaining stations in an organized and productive manner.
*Responsible for opening duties/closing and ongoing side work.
*Performs other tasks/projects as assigned by management.
*Working closely with chef and FOH manger,
*Oversee kitchen staff training, food preparation, product quality and cooking execution
*Prepare and cook individual dishes or entire meals
*Ensure sanitary cooking conditions and appropriate safe food handling
*Assist in food cost, labour and other kitchen controllables, monitoring and ordering of supplies
*Recruit and hire staff, supervise activities and instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
*Communicate needs with vendors/suppliers for daily inventory
*Assist with weekly inventory counts.
*Preparing weekly schedules and managing day off requests.
*Help implement kitchen systems
*Managing cleaning routines.
*Command line from the Call finish station, monitoring the quality of food. Ensuring appropriate ticket times and quality of dish with the highest level of finesse.
Experience and skill required:
*3 years minimum experience -- management level in restaurant industry
*Certification of culinary training or apprenticeship, red seal and/or journeyman certificate is an asset
*Comprehensive understanding and ability to work all stations in kitchen effectively
*Basic business math and accounting skills and personal computer literacy
*Ability to teach, coach, mentor and motivate staff
*Ability to adapt and flex to last minute requests and sudden changes / good decision making skills
*Be able to multi-task and maintain a professional and upbeat demeanor while under pressure.
*Must be able to work quickly and efficiently.
*Physical requirements: walk or stand for long periods of time, bending, lifting up to 25kg. Be able to hear, speak and see without impairment.
*A positive outlook and regard for the people you work with
*Dedication to a clean, safe, and organized work space
*Aspiration to be part of a busy and expanding restaurant with a great family of staff
*MUST HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR!
*Staff Housing Available