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Job Req ID:  525

Title:  Chef De Cuisine, 360 Restaurant

Short Summary

Under the direction of the Executive Chef professionally manage 360 Restaurant Kitchen (450 seats), and all unionized employees within. Provide overall leadership and strategic direction, recommendations for continuous improvement and overall profitability of the Kitchen operations at the CN Tower. Show leadership in creating a culture that revolves around the experience and enjoyment of food and wine. Work with the Restaurant Services team to ensure a cohesive team strategy.  Directly manage the Sous Chef(s) and Sr. Sous Chef(s).  Under the direction of Executive Chef develop the business plan to meet guest expectations and enhance the reputation of the restaurants. Research and source unique food products and determine product profiles to be featured on CN Tower menus, monitor daily food inventories and assist with daily ordering of the food products. Ensure Health and Safety programs are taught, implemented, maintained and enforced

Job Description

  • Manage the 360 Restaurant Kitchen (450 seats) up to 1000 covers per day.
  • Ensures the company standards are maintained for food preparation and presentation and take advantage of all opportunities to improve upon both
  • Set daily, weekly and yearly tasks and objectives for Sous Chefs and Sr. Sous Chefs
  • Ensure Sous Chef(s) and Sr. Sous Chef(s) properly executes the day to day operations in all food service areas
  • Ensure Sous Chefs and Sr Sous Chef(s) maintain food quality, preparation and service standards on a daily basis with a hands-on/one-on-one approach
  • Work with the Executive Chef to ensure training and coaching of all employees on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), food service health and safety program, and completing audits as required.
  • Ensure cleanliness and hygiene is maintained in the various kitchen areas including refrigerator and storerooms and that food products are rotated to ensure high standards of freshens
  • Work with the Restaurant Services team to ensure a cohesive team strategy
  • Responsible for inputting work requests for required equipment repair or service

Qualifications

  • A relevant college diploma or university degree in culinary arts, cook’s trade certification or equivalent is preferred
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience, managerial/leadership in a high volume, quality establishments providing similar service with demonstrated supervision and management of employees Senior Sous Chef, Sous Chef)
  • Comprehensive understanding and familiarity with kitchen procedures and processes are required
  • Experience working within a unionized environment is an asset
  • Red Seal Endorsement (RSE) is an asset
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset

Working Conditions

High stress, fast paced environment
Ability to stand or walk for long periods of the day.
Interacts with employees, management and the public at large.
Frequent environmental exposures to cold, heat and water
Must be able to work in a physical capacity requiring extended periods of standing, moderate lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and reaching.
Lifting or moving up to 25 kilograms as required
Flexible to work rotating shifts, which includes but is not limited to evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.

Location: 117554, 290 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON
Employment Status: Employee (Full-Time)

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Located in the heart of the Entertainment District, the CN Tower is a quintessential Canadian experience, welcoming over 1.8 million visitors each year, and we pride ourselves in our dynamic and diverse culture. With our commitment to service excellence at every guest interaction, CN Tower employees help to create an experience that is truly unique to the City of Toronto.

 

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Canada Lands Company CLC Limited is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Canada Lands Company is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.