Panoramic views of Kelowna’s nature and scenery are the backdrop to your new favorite place to work and play! Sarazen’s Restaurant at The Okanagan Golf Club has an energetic and professional team that provides a refined culinary take of globally balanced main and share plates along with clever house-made twists.
A facility of this caliber requires a hands-on, creative and curious Executive Chef who will join The Okanagan Golf Club’s passionate leadership team and coach our excited kitchen team.
The successful candidate is authentic, resourceful, gets out-front of trends, realizes the importance of exceptional communication, re-thinks the status-quo, and is humble, creative, disciplined, and accountable.
Candidates must have strong collaborative and consensus-building skills, be constant learners, lead through influence and passion, operate with positive intent, and enjoy investing into a fun and high-functioning team.
The successful candidate reports to the General Manager, is well supported by our GolfBC Corporate Executive Chef, and enjoys ample creative freedom.
Plan menus considering guests, market conditions, dish popularity, costs and a wide variety of other factors; update menu engineering seasonally
Prepare all necessary budget data and collaborate with the Food & Beverage Services Manager to look at corrective actions needed to help meet financial goals
Recruit, train, inspire and manage performance for culinary Team Members
Cook or directly supervise cooking with a positive and professional approach
Attend Department Manager communication meetings
Establish controls to minimize food and supply waste and loss
Schedule and co-ordinate all kitchen Team Members’ work to assure that food preparation is economical and technically correct according to the menu syllabus
Develop recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to ensure consistent high quality and to minimize food costs; exercise portion control over all items served and assist in establishing menu pricing
Work cross-functionally with the Food & Beverage Services Manager (and Assistant) and Event Managers/Coordinators to ensure that culinary offerings consistently exceed guest expectations
Solid a la carte and best practice culinary understanding; event banquet experience is an asset
Full apprenticeship and a minimum three years of Journeyperson/Red Seal or equivalent experience
High degree of administrative and executive ability, especially in problem solving and decision making
Exceptional leadership, communication, and strategic focus skills
Works efficiently and maintains organization in a fast-paced environment, with a positive attitude
Uses self-awareness and emotional intelligence to convey and embody Leadership at GolfBC core standards
Based on our core values, the Chef will encompass
Passion: Demonstrates infectious excitement for the culinary experience.
Authenticity: Open, honest, and respectful communication.
Integrity: Reflects with humble self-evaluation.
Innovation: In front of the trends. Progressive.
Excellence: Exceeds Guest expectations, every time. Good is the enemy of great.
Perks & Benefits
Highly competitive annual salary
15 days paid annual vacation
Robust extended health benefits package, 100% employer paid, upon start
Flexible Health Spending Account
FREE GOLF at GolfBC courses
RRSP matching, after service milestone achieved
Cell phone allowance
Free meals while on shift
Professional development opportunities
Working for an employer that strives to give its Team Members a world-class experience
The GolfBC Group, a Vancouver-based golf and resort management and investment company, is defining a higher standard of quality and consistency among premier golf destinations. Since 1989, GolfBC has created premium golf destinations, desirable career opportunities, and master planned golf communities in British Columbia.
GolfBC is the owner and operator of championship golf courses
Nicklaus North Golf Course (Whistler)
Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club and the Pinnacle (Kelowna)
The Okanagan Golf Club: The Bear and The Quail (Kelowna)
Olympic View Golf Club (Victoria)
Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club (Richmond)
Wailea Golf Club: The Gold, Emerald and Blue Courses (Maui, Hawaii)
GolfBC Group owns and operates world-class golf courses across BC, and we are always looking for full-time, part-time, and seasonal Team Members who want to help us achieve our mission to be the recognized leader in providing great golf experiences and exceptional team performance. Join our fun, friendly, and growth-oriented Team Members who consistently rate GolfBC as a great place to work! We offer fun and rewarding career opportunities in:
- Golf Operations
- Food and Beverage
- Grounds Maintenance
Great Perks & Benefits
We love to show appreciation for our Team Members by offering
- Free Golf!
- Extended health and dental benefits
- RRSP matching
- Flexible Health Spending Account
- Dining and retail discounts
- Hotel and partner perks
- Team Member events
- Flexible work hours
- Professional development opportunities
- And much more!
*Some benefits are position dependent.