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Assistant Sous Chef

S+L Kitchen & Bar South Surrey


Assistant Sous Chef

Surrey, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 6 days ago

We’re hiring a Culinary Coach (Assistant Sous Chef) at S+L Kitchen & Bar South Surrey.

Be a part of one of the fastest growing hospitality companies in British Columbia as recognized by Business in Vancouver. We are looking for energetic people with relevant experience to add to our team. While our exciting growth plan will create unlimited opportunity, you will be the one controlling your hospitality journey. We encourage you to be your best self and we believe our establishments are only as good as our devoted staff. We look to promote and inspire individuals to maximize their potential. As such, our Sous Chef training program is designed to create the next wave of corporate chefs, through monthly seminars and on site training.


Reporting to the Sous Chef, Chef and General Manager, the Culinary Coach (Assistant Sous Chef) is responsible to cover all Sous Chef responsibilities in their absence. Working closely with the Sous Chef, Chef and front of house management team to ensure smooth service while maintaining a clean, safe, and profitable environment.

Kitchen prep
Product orders
Bi-weekly environment audit
Food testing / tasting
Attend store level management & coach’s meeting
Review secret shop reports
Weekly profit review
90-day plan
Attend regional chef meetings
Assist in revenue increase through promotional initiatives in collaboration with operations team
Monthly review & check-in with direct report
Daily one-on-one with each team member on shift to review professional development & progress
Work in partnership with day manager


Minimum 1-year experience in the restaurant/culinary industry
Strong communication skills
Ability to multitask under pressure
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business including nights and weekends
Ability to lift 50 lbs (25 kg)
Energetic team player with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude


Food Safe Level 1 Certification
Occupational Health & Safety Level 1


Competitive within the industry
Dental & Medical Benefits (for eligible employees)


The Joseph Richard Group is a collection of unique hospitality ventures owned by André “Joseph” Bourque and Ryan “Richard” Moreno. Our team operates 25 establishments together, constantly fine-tuning our concepts according to the needs of our guests. What sets us apart is our dedication to the Guest Experience; an unwavering commitment to exceptional service, top quality offerings, and a team of like-minded people.


Creating memorable experiences for all guests through the best people, product, service, and environments.

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Date Available: May 16th, 2019

Compensation: Competitive

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Contact Name: Marie Wynne

Contact Position: Manager

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About S+L Kitchen & Bar South Surrey

S+L Kitchen + Bar is brought to you by the Joseph Richard Group and offers a casual upscale environment focused on bringing unique locally inspired dishes to our guests. Featuring craft cocktails, craft beer and an expansive wine list, our menu is designed and inspired by Chef Matthew Stowe (Top Chef Canada winner and JRG Director of Culinary Operations) and David Jorge (MasterChef Canada winner and JRG Corporate Chef).

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