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Chances Squamish Gaming Centre



Squamish, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 9 days ago


Position at Chances, Squamish

Job Type: Full-Time


Who We Are

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley’s Club.  In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at


Why Work For Us

Gateway celebrates and empowers those employees who made it all possible. A career at Gateway means great people, a great atmosphere and career advancement opportunities across our 26 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs for all while working in an engaging and fun environment. Join us today!


The Position

Match chef will lead a team of culinary professionals in creating spectacular dining experience turning moments into memories for our guests. Your experience as strong restaurant culinary leader in managing various aspects of a kitchen will be reflective in positive customer satisfaction and team engagement results.


Main focus will be delivering and maintaining exceptional food quality, presentation and consistency with consideration to outlet concept and Match Brand Standards. Leads kitchen activities on scheduled shifts, communicates issues, concerns and feedback. Supports and implements financial, human resources and operational needs.


MATCH Eatery & Public House is a 250-cover contemporary themed Pub, offering a great sporting, and entertainment experience with the elements of comfort one might find in a British Pub. With energetic and attentive staff serving pub staples, with a local and gastro flare featuring Live Music, DJ’s and sporting events. At Match, good food is paralleled only by an incredible atmosphere and genuine customer service. It’s more than a regular pub & eatery, it’s a local landmark.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manages daily kitchen operation and sets direction for the team in conjunction with the Menu Development Manager/ Executive Chef
  • Maintain food cost & labor cost to goal by utilizing forecast and sales goals ensuring proper scheduling, accurate purchasing, waste control, storage, product handling, rotation and inventory control.
  • Coordinates department initiatives with the Restaurant Manager.       Identifies business opportunities and organizes or oversees the development and deliverables of these efforts.
  • Oversees the Human Resources issues, performance, safety and recruitment needs of the department.; monitor and document kitchen team performance and deliver all kitchen performance appraisals.
  • Training and development of culinary team members with emphasis on team leads, food presentation and preparation methods
  • Retains a thorough and updated knowledge of company policies and procedures, provincial and local regulations for casino operations, beverage service and food services.
  • Liaises with government regulators that impact the operation of the department and the Casino.
  • Liaises with the casino management team to ensure the coordination and execution of special events and corporate driven promotional strategies.
  • Undertakes statistical analysis such as revenue reports, daily reconciliation, price mark ups, food costing, product inventories plus sales analysis of Food and Beverage products. Monitors and processes invoices and expenditures.


What You’ll Require

  • 2 to 5 years experience in restaurant Sous Chef or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with supervising and direct staffs
  • Diploma or degree in culinary arts or restaurant management is an asset
  • Red Seal or equivalent certification an asset
  • Restaurant opening is an asset
  • Provincial certifications for alcohol service and food preparation
  • Working knowledge with spreadsheets, word processing, email, point of sale and       inventory control applications
  • Solid customer service skills
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds required
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of all emergency procedures.


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Date Available: May 9th, 2019

Compensation: Competitive

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Contact Name: Lindsay Lin

Contact Position: Manager

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About Chances Squamish Gaming Centre

Located just off the Sea to Sky Highway as you enter Squamish, this facility combines major excitement with an intimate atmosphere. Boasting slot machines, off-track betting and a bingo centre, there is no shortage of thrills. For all your dining and entertainment needs, try Match Eatery & Public House. Take in live entertainment and a full menu in the downstairs bar, upstairs lounge or the scenic outdoor patio. A breathtaking view greets you outside, as you gaze out at the monolithic marvel The Chief. Built to fit in with the local environment, Chances Squamish Gaming Centre adds excitement to an already beautiful Sea to Sky atmosphere.

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