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Shook Kitchen

Full Time

Chef De Cuisine

Toronto, Ontario (view on map)

Posted 19 days ago

Position: Chef de Cuisine
Type: Full-time
Location: 77 Portland St, Toronto, ON M5V 2M9
Instagram: @shookkitchen

SHOOK is a small market-style vegetarian Isaraeli restaurant which utilizes old-world techniques to create beautifully created dishes. The kitchen is an open concept structure with a custom built charcoal hearth and a wood fire oven. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. SHOOK is part of the ICONINK portfolio, a full service international hospitality and lifestyle brand which takes inspiration from global cuisine and culture.

Reporting to the Corporate Head Chef, the Chef de Cuisine will be responsible for leading a team and maintaining food quality, consistency, inventory and cost. The ideal candidate would have been in similar role for at least 5 years and have 3 years of management experience.

-Maintain an impeccable kitchen, enforce food safe and safety standards for all staff and the working environment
-Maintain food quality and consistency with a keen eye for detail in regard to food presentation/placement
-Create dishes to perfection according to menu specifications
--Map out and set standards for kitchen organization and align with venue directives
Work with Corporate Head Chef on menu development and food procurement
-Manage the procurement process for ordering product and inspecting deliveries to ensure product consistency and quality
-Report costing and budget for all food and labor, with the ability to produce detailed reports
-Attend meetings where required and communicate to all staff RE: policies and practices as they align with business practices
-Recruit and maintain staff par levels, schedule accordingly based on business needs
-Train all staff -- food preparation, safety standards and professionalism

-Completion of secondary school is required
-Cook's trade certification, or equivalent credentials, training and experience are required
-Minimum of 5 years of experience working in from scratch kitchen environment for an upscale restaurant
-Minimum 3 years management experience
-Strong team work abilities
-Proficient at financial responsibilities
-Excellent leadership skills
-Skilled in the culinary field
-Must be willing to work all shifts, opens, mids and closes

-Competitive wages
-Medical/dental group benefits
-Great perks (Discounts to all ICONINK restaurants, discounted gym membership, etc.)
-Fun team and culture
-Training and development
-Professional growth opportunities

ICONINK recognizes its obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act, 2005, and, upon request, will provide accommodation in the recruitment processes to the point of undue hardship.

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Date Available: November 21st, 2019

Compensation: TBD

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About Shook Kitchen

Israeli kitchen.


1. Vegetarian
2. A modern melting pot of cultural and regional culinary traditions
3. A vibrant gathering place where good food and great company are woven together to create lasting memories

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