Hothouse Cafe

35 Church St, Toronto, ON

Sous Chef

Full Time

Sous Chef

Toronto, Ontario (view on map)

Posted 3 days ago

 
$25/hr
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Immediate Start
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5 shifts/week required availability
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Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings shifts

Job Perks & Benefits

Advancement Opportunities
Comfortable Dress Code
Flexible Schedule
Free Staff Meals
Medical/Dental Coverage
Work/Life Balance

Job Description

Hothouse is a dynamic creative restaurant located in the heart of downtown in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood that has been serving the community for over 25 years. We are a large operation that hosts large groups and small groups and we are looking for energetic staff to join our team.

Duties
Leads kitchen team in chef's absence
Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating
Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance
Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities
Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
Assists head chef with menu creation
Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

Sous Chef Skills and Qualifications:
Formal Culinary Training, Previous Restaurant Experience, Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge, Restaurant Industry Knowledge, Strong Organizational Skills, Attention to Detail, Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations, Leadership, Management, Positivity, Ability to Work Under Pressure, Self-Motivated, Creative Problem-Solving Skills, Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Exceptional Customer-Service Skills

Requirements:

  • Work Permit
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