Medium impact kitchen

Line Cook

Impact Kitchen

Part Time / Full Time

Hiring an Experienced Lead Cook at Impact Kitchen!

Toronto, Ontario (view on map)

Posted 6 days ago

Impact Kitchen is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, and positive people to join our Kitchen Leadership team! Though we are not a ‘full service’ restaurant, we need people who can excel in teamwork, multi tasking must be a strength, and believing in and/or living our core values is important.  We look forward to adding your energy to our leadership team and helping us make a positive IMPACT everyday!


The Role of the Senior Cook, or BOH (Back of House) MOD (Manager on Duty), is to ensure all aspects of kitchen service run according to Impact Kitchen standards.  This includes managing and overseeing the Dishwashers, Line Cooks, and Garde Manger staff while working alongside the team to deliver excellent final products through an engaged and motivated team.

Reports to: Assistant Kitchen Manager


Able to execute all BOH hourly positions in order to support or perform when needed

Lead by example & be an ambassador of the brand, standards, dress code, and operating practices

Set the tone and lead the staff shift huddles while regularly communicating with the BOH team

Guest relations and food quality control; handle any concerns or comments with timely follow-up. Ensure proper communication and handover to senior management as needed.

Ensure all kitchen opens and closes are completed according to Impact Kitchen protocol; contribute to daily reports, manager checklists and log books by highlighting information pertaining to service

Be aware of everything in the kitchen; Address cleanliness issues, safety issues, repairs and maintenance as needed

Delegate checklist items and manage labour based on business volume.

Ensure the highest standards of food quality as set in place by Impact Kitchen

Regular communication and support of kitchen team; facilitating break times of BOH team

Employee relations; handle internal concerns, provide coaching, and disciplinary requirements as required and handover to senior management as needed

Understanding of WSIB, Crisis management procedures and incident reporting


Minimum of 2 - 3 years restaurant experience
Strong understanding of food safety and public health practices
Ability to execute and thrive in a fast-paced environment  
Exceptional time management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask when required
Ability to communicate effectively, respectfully and work well with others in a team based setting
Ability to lead in the points mentioned above
Be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time
Availability to work days, evenings, and weekends as business demands
Smart Serve Certified
Food Handlers is an asset but not required


Grow with us! As Impact grows there will be new leadership opportunities, including salaried positions. We will always look to promote from within, providing mentorship and development along the way.

#TEAMIMPACT Calling all team players! We value all of our employees and recognize that we can accomplish so more when we work together.

Mission & Values Impact kitchen provides meaningful employment, from our nutritionally based menu and food philosophy, to our values that guide all aspects of the business

Vegan & Paleo - opportunity to learn more about these diets & nutrition in general

Team Perks include:
Tips shared equally between all hourly employees (BOH & FOH)
50% Discount on Impact brand purchases
Free Impact staff events


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Date Available: June 11th, 2019

Compensation: $16 - $18/hour plus tips

Other Positions: Cook, Prep Cooks

Requirements: , Work Permit Necessary

References Encouraged

Contact Name: Elise DePasquale

Contact Position: HR Manager

Medium impact kitchen

About Impact Kitchen

Impact Kitchen is located in the Corktown neighbourhood in the east end of Toronto. We are founded on the belief that food has the power to shape our daily lives. That real, wholesome ingredients, prepared simply and with integrity, can provide us with the energy to take on the day with ambition and optimism.

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