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Executive Chef

Parq Vancouver

Full Time

Executive Chef- Honey Salt

Vancouver, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 19 days ago

Are you a culinary superstar? We have an amazing opportunity available at Vancouver's newest and most sought out restaurants! Send us your application and let us know why you would make a great asset to our team!


Blau & Associates oversees the Food and Beverage operations at Parq Vancouver including Honey Salt. Honey Salt offers a farm-to-table inspired menu serving chef-driven, farm to table cuisine with an emphasis on locally and regionally sourced ingredients that highlight the bounty of British Columbia in an approachable and comfortable setting. Honey Salt, a true neighborhood restaurant that combines classic comfort with relaxed sophistication is looking for YOU to join our team.


The Executive Chef will be responsible for menu planning, food preparation, back of the house management, and cost management for the restaurant. In addition to daily back of house management, the Executive Chef will work as part of the management team to build sales and grow the business. This full time position requires excellent communication and team management skills, professional appearance, and the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards.


Effectively directs the planning, design, coordination and organizational phases of all food production for restaurant, catering and commissary operations.
Effectively communicates with department heads in the food services, beverage and related support and operating departments.
Oversees menu planning, in house marketing, and food related promotions supporting the casino.
Ensures food quality & food safety measures are executed while maintaining food costs at targeted levels.
Maintains systems & procedures for ordering, receiving storage, preparation & service of food.
Oversees department selection, hiring, training, standards & procedures, evaluating, and scheduling processes.
Continually evaluates and documents the performance of all culinary positions.
Oversees & operates capital budgeting process including day to day forecasting of revenue, associated labor, and operating costs. Uses P&L as a tool to maintain proper costs and revenue levels.
Effectively handles Guest recovery and employee issues with appropriate documentation and follow up.
Continually evaluates equipment, stock levels, labor, & business volume forecasting taking appropriate actions to ensure all areas are prepared and in working order.
Ensures the Culinary Management team is properly trained & developed. Establishes presentation techniques & quality standards.
Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of products offered including wine & spirits, food recipes, prices, presentation, internal control procedures and all company as well as department policies.
Ensures all operations follow safety and health guidelines in accordance with Vancouver public health & sanitation regulations.


7+ years of culinary management experience within a Fine Dining and Steakhouse Operation
Solid leadership skills and experience recruiting, training and managing both culinary and stewarding brigades
Experience in butchering practices and meat procurement
Catering, banquet or group menu experience is an asset
Experience in a fast paced high volume environment
Exceptional organizational and communication skills
Strong menu engineering skills showcasing innovative and trend setting items
Experience in vendor management
Strong business acumen including food and labour cost management
Culinary degree or red seal considered an asset
Ability to read, write & speak fluent English, 2nd language is considered an asset
Foodsafe Level 2
Solid administrative skills including payroll, scheduling, ordering /inventory
Flexible schedule including the ability to work days, evenings, weekends, holidays and extended shifts

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Date Available: February 27th, 2019

Compensation: salary+benefits

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Requirements: , Work Permit Necessary

References Encouraged

Contact Name: Simmy Johal

Contact Position: HR Generalist

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About Parq Vancouver

Parq Vancouver’s dynamic offerings include two luxury and lifestyle hotels, western Canada’s first JW Marriott Hotel and a first-to-market Autograph Collection Hotel, the DOUGLAS, world-class gaming entertainment with 600 slot machines and 75 table games, eight perfectly orchestrated restaurant and lounges, stunning rooftop park, a luxury Spa by JW, Vancouver’s largest hotel ballroom at 60,000 square feet, and more! Canada’s newest entertainment destination is Parq Vancouver.

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