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Job Req ID:  524

Title:  Sous Chef, Pastry

Short Summary

The CN Tower is currently recruiting for a permanent full time Sous Chef/Tournant to manage and oversee our pastry department under the guise of our Executive Chef. Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:


Professionally manage the day-to-day operations of the CN Tower’s Pastry Shop, supplying 360 Restaurant Kitchen, VUE Bistro Kitchen and Le Café Kitchen.  Assist in managing various outlets such as expediting as required.  Assist in managing all unionized employees in these locations and assist as needed with Base Kitchen (production). Create new menu items, develop recipes implement new items and ensure all employees are trained, and ensure quality control in the Pastry department.


Monitor and control daily food usage and labour usage to maintain an acceptable food and labour cost.  Ensure consistent and effective administration and follow up of the performance and development programs, the recruitment and training programs and Human Resources policies and procedures.  Assist with the development of the business plan under the direction of Executive Chef and Chef De Cuisine(s) to meet guest expectations and enhance the reputation of the restaurants. Ensure Health and Safety programs are taught, implemented, maintained and enforced.

Job Description

  • Ensures the company standards are maintained for food preparation and presentation and take advantage of all opportunities to improve upon both
  • Expedite and monitor the production and plating of all food service areas to maintain best quality
  • Manage unionized kitchen employees daily through teaching and guidance
  • Coordinate and execute food during service
  • Communicate with Restaurant Services team to ensure consistent service from both Kitchen and Restaurant Services
  • Responsible for inputting work requests for required equipment repair or service
  • Train and coach team members and new recruits on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), food service Health and Safety program
  • 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


  • A relevant college diploma or university degree in pastry, culinary arts, cook’s trade certification or equivalent is preferred.
  • Completion of a secondary school diploma is required
  • Three (3) - Five (5) years of related experience in management of the restaurant operations or related operations is required
  • 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)


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.