Don Alfonso Toronto 1890

1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON

Line Cook / Chef de Partie

Full Time

Line Cook

Toronto, Ontario (view on map)

Posted 1 day ago

Immediate Start
5 shifts/week required availability
Afternoons, Evenings shifts

Job Description

Company Description
The Liberty Entertainment Group has partnered with world renowned Michelin Star chef Ernesto Iaccarino to open the first Canadian location of Don Alfonso 1890. We proud ourselves on the culinary creation served from our kitchen, and are currently looking for Line Cooks experienced with traditional and innovative Italian cuisine. Successful candidates have previous experience in the gourmet Italian cooking, and are very knowledgeable with top quality Italian ingredients, sophisticated techniques, and the art of food plating. Ideal candidates should be an expert at their particular station while having a working knowledge of all stations in the kitchen.

Don Alfonso 1980 – Toronto, aimed to be the most noteworthy Italian restaurant in the city and to bring the authenticity of the most sophisticated Italian gourmet cuisine to Toronto.

Job Description
Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff, following the specifications, recipes and techniques of the company
Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
Set up stocking stations with all necessary supplies
Garnish each dish in a creative and aesthetically pleasing manner
Ensure that the correct quantities are prepared to meet daily needs
Follow proper reporting procedures for accidents and incidents to ensure follow-up and prevention
Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the restaurant

TERMS: Full Time

LOCATION: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8

SALARY: $18.00-$20.00/hour

Culinary school diploma or other professional culinary certificates
Proven cooking experience in Italian kitchen (3 years at least)
In-depth knowledge of various cooking methods, ingredients, and procedures characteristic of the Italian cuisine
High level of artistry and creativity in the presentation of dishes
Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment

Don Alfonso is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment, recruitment and selection process. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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About Don Alfonso Toronto 1890

Created in partnership with hospitality icon Nick Di Donato of the Liberty Entertainment Group, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto is the first North American location of world renowned Michelin Star Chefs Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino’s Don Alfonso 1890. It is located in the historic Consumer’s Gas Building of 1852 on Toronto Street; in the heart of the Financial District in downtown Toronto.

Showcasing the incredible cuisine of Chef Ernesto Iaccarino and the wonderful fresh flavors of the Amalfi coast, Don Alfonso 1890 is an internationally recognized award-winning concept with locations in Sant’Agata, Amalfi Coast, Italy; Levello, Basilicata, Italy; Helena Bay, New Zealand; Macau, China and now Toronto. Don Alfonso 1890’s cuisine is characterized by its modernity, Mediterranean flare and the exceptional quality of the raw materials used.

The space is designed to evoke a sense of elegance and sophistication and acts as a canvas for the food it presents. Every detail, every piece of furniture has been crafted from finest materials, many of which were imported directly from Italy. The centerpiece of the dining room is “Crane” by renowned artist Philippe Pasqua. The one of a kind piece offers a unique juxtaposition to the elegance of its surroundings with a contemporary conversation piece. The interior walls at Don Alfonso 1890 are made complete with two original works by Toronto born artist, Daniel Mazzone.