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Assistant Sous Chef (Culinary Coach)

S+L Kitchen & Bar South Surrey


Assistant Sous Chef (Culinary Coach)

Surrey, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 22 days ago

Be a part of the fastest growing hospitality company in British Columbia as recognized by Business in Vancouver. We look to promote and encourage individuals to maximize their potential. With over 20 businesses in the Fraser Valley including Public Houses, Restaurants, a Winery, a Boutique Hotel, and a catering company there is overwhelming opportunity to set your own career path. Advancement is performance based and as such, our Sous Chef training program is designed to create the next wave of corporate chefs, through monthly seminars and on-site training. Our culinary culture is one of professionalism, humour and humility and our kitchens are spaces to inspire cooks to be chefs.


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. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Execute kitchen and food preparation
  • Assist with product orders
  • Maintain high level food quality and presentation
  • Hold brief professional development review with each store level team member daily
  • Complete a weekly profit review
  • Attend store level management meeting
  • Attend regional chef meeting
  • Monthly review & check-in with direct report
  • Complete a sequential 90-day plan
  • Review secret shop reports
  • Inspire a professional culinary culture



  • 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



  • $14.00 – $16.00 per hour and based on experience
  • Complimentary meal provided per every 8-hour shift
  • Hourly employees are eligible for medical and dental benefits after a 6-month probationary period


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: July 3rd, 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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