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Head Chef

Townhall Chilliwack


Head Chef

Chilliwack, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 16 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 our culinary culture is one of professionalism, humour and humility and our kitchens are spaces to inspire cooks to be chefs.


Reporting to the Regional Chef, the Head Chef is responsible for all day to day culinary operations in the kitchen. Working closely with the General manager and front of house management team to ensure smooth service while maintaining a clean, safe, and profitable environment. This is a full-time salaried position.

  • Maintain high level food quality and presentation
  • Manage inventory levels and food cost
  • Maintain culinary team schedule
  • Hire, train and develop each culinary team member
  • Hold brief professional development review with each store level team member daily
  • Bi- weekly environmental audit
  • Complete a weekly profit review
  • Meet food and labour cost targets set by Regional Chef
  • 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
  • Work in partnership with General Manager on promotional initiatives to increase revenue
  • 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 evenings and weekends
  • Energetic team player with a positive can-do attitude



  • Food Safe Level 1 Certification
  • Occupational Health & Safety Level 1



  • Competitive within the industry and based on experience
  • Signing bonus after a 3-month probationary period
  • Salaried employees are eligible for medical and dental benefits after a 3-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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Requirements: , Work Permit Necessary

Contact Name: Marie Wynne

Contact Position: Manager

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About Townhall Chilliwack

At Townhall, we pair a comfortable atmosphere and exceptional service with really, really good grub. Let us be your stomping ground, your escape route, your safe haven, your happy place. Stop by to watch the game or join us for a drink (fyi, we’ve got more than a dozen beers on tap and 25 craft brews to choose from). We have a hunch that you’ll be enticed to stay and sample one of our classic restaurant offerings, all prepared from fresh, high-quality ingredients. More than just a restaurant, we care about the people in our community. That’s why we fundraise for schools and charities, strive to support local neighbourhood food producers and keep our communities out of harm’s way by participating in local safety initiatives. Let us be your stomping ground, your escape route, your safe haven, your happy place. And in return, we’ll offer you a night you’ll remember long after the sun comes up. With our cozy ambiance, top quality fare and cheerful grins, we know you’ll be able to kick back and unwind, as if you were lounging in your own living room. Just keep your pants on, ok?

Townhall Chilliwack is brought to you by the Joseph Richard Group (JRG). The Joseph Richard Group is a BC company that specializes in providing our guests with a familiar place to call home. Featuring craft cocktails, craft beer and a spectacular wine list, our restaurant now feature menu items designed and inspired by Chef Matthew Stowe, Top Chef Canada winner and JRG Director of Culinary Operations.

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