Starlight Casino Edmonton

8882 170 St NW, Edmonton, AB

Executive Sous Chef

Part Time / Full Time

Executive Sous Chef

Edmonton, Alberta (view on map)

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Job Type: Full-Time

The Gateway to Your Future
you're ready for a huge opportunity to grow your career. Discover the opportunity to thrive in a culinary arts career at Gateway. As a team player who thrives under pressure in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will have the chance to work with experienced and supportive kitchen staff and high-quality ingredients. If you are a motivated, energetic and organized team player, we want to hear from you.

The Executive Sous Chef brings a knack for innovation, flavour, and leadership, and supports the Executive Chef in all aspects of menu planning, food preparation, and team management. This exciting opportunity is perfect for a self-motivated culinary talent who wants to build a rewarding future in an industry that values and rewards hard work.

We Provide

  • Full benefits package for full-time employees
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Exciting, supportive and fun work environment
  • Family and friends discounts on travel, tech, food, beverage, and fitness
  • Development and training opportunities

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct and coordinate all food and beverage preparation ensuring the highest quality.
  • Carry out food purchases and maintains proper inventory levels guaranteeing cost controls are in place.
  • Coordinate frequent workplace inspections and relevant training of all staff and promptly reports any workplace accident or incident.
  • Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales, and inventory.
  • Manage employee performance through training, coaching, evaluation and mentoring.
  • Ensure that proper safety, hygiene, and sanitation practices are followed.
  • Coordinate food productions and guest service
  • Effectively communicates with department heads in the food services, beverage and related support and operating departments
  • Oversees execution of food related promotions supporting the casino
  • Assist in developing the skills and knowledge of sous chefs and cooks
  • Actively enforce food quality, consistency & food safety
  • 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. forecasting of revenue, associated labor, and operating costs

What You Bring

  • Diploma or degree in culinary arts or culinary training and three to five years of related food service management experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive cooking and production experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent leadership and managerial skills and the ability to form and maintain a strong team.
  • Red Seal certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Provincial Health Regulations and sanitation laws.
  • Understanding of proper use and maintenance of major kitchen equipment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, word processing, email and scheduling.
  • Experience in a unionized environment is an asset.
  • Provincial certifications for alcohol service and food preparation.
  • Knowledgeable in safety and fire prevention/evacuation procedures.

Why Work With Us?
Gateway celebrates and empowers our team members, who make it all possible. A career at Gateway means working with great people, being recognized for your unique contribution and career advancement opportunities across our 27 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs while working in a dynamic and fun environment. See for yourself what it?s like to be on a team that values your vision, skill and energy.

Get to Know Gateway
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (?Gateway?) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley's Club. In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at

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Gateway is a proud equal opportunity employer and dedicates itself to Respect, Integrity, Team-Work and Exceptional Customer Service. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free candidate experience and work environment. If you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.



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About Starlight Casino Edmonton

Who We Are
From our humble beginnings of two properties and 150 employees to 18 gaming properties with more than 3,800 employees, Gateway growth is a result of dedication to our values of RITE: Respect, Integrity, Team-Work & Exceptional Customer Service. These values align with our ultimate goal to become the premier Gaming, Entertainment and Hospitality organization in Canada.

Why Work For Us
Gateway celebrates and empowers those employees who made it all possible. A career at Gateway means great people, a great atmosphere and career advancement opportunities across our 18 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs for all while working in an engaging and fun environment. Join us today!