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Pastry Chef

Ancora Ambleside

Full Time

Pastry Chef – Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio (False Creek and Ambleside)

West Vancouver, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 30 days ago

Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio provides one of the finest dining experiences in Vancouver. Our Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde, brings a contemporary West Coast approach with Peruvian and Japanese flavours with a focus on seafood. Ancora has been a huge success since we opened on False Creek in 2015. We opened our new Ambleside location earlier this year. Ancora is looking for an experienced Pastry Chef to join our talented and motivated team.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare and cook pastries
• create recipes
• assist in running and managing kitchen operations
• assist in hiring, training and supervising cooks and other kitchen staff
• assist in planning menus
• requisition food and kitchen supplies
• assist in preparing schedules for kitchen staff
• ensure kitchen is clean, well-supplied and organized

Knowledge and Skills Required:
• 2 to 3 years experience as a cook/chef
• Cook's trade certification or equivalent credentials, training and experience
• Ability to maintain a climate of smooth and friendly cooperation
• Ability to multitask and work effectively

Details of Employment:
• Full Time (40 hours per week)

Job Locations:
Ancora False Creek - 1600 Howe Street, Vancouver BC
Ancora Ambleside - 1351 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver BC

Successful applicants may be selected for one or both locations.

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Date Available: October 21st, 2019

Compensation: • Salary: $45,000 to $50,000 per year depending on experience • Group Benefits (Available after 6 months employment)

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References Encouraged

Contact Name: Ricardo Valverde

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About Ancora Ambleside

Ancora’s mission is to embrace the harmony of Peruvian and Japanese
cultures while incorporating the bounty of the West Coast.

Originally opening its doors in the summer of 2015, Ancora False Creek in downtown Vancouver has received numerous awards and accolades. Ancora Ambleside is going to be an extension of the original and will be West Vancouver’s best waterfront restaurant.

Ancora's mission is to embrace the harmony of Peruvian and Japanese cultures while incorporating the bounty of riches the West Coast has to offer. Ancora's cuisine manifesto is hinged on sustainable seafood, while sourcing local and international ingredients, and draws inspiration from its Pacific Northwest surroundings. Understanding the city's dining evolution has inspired Ancora to create a menu that accommodates all of its diners' culinary desires, combining flavours and techniques which embrace several diverse cultures in a modern, yet approachable setting.

Ancora Ambleside's dining space was designed with soft modern lines that embrace the warmth and richness of the city’s waterfront landscape. The interiors feature a subtle mix of soft blues, sand-inspired neutrals and light woods to thoughtfully reflect a gentle, coastal feel, and a serene but sophisticated style. Gorgeous fishnet-inspired crystal chandeliers were imported from Italy, along with custom-colour premium leather furniture sourced from Europe.

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