ARAMARK Sous Chef (Downtown Toronto) in Toronto, Ontario

Overview:

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK ) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.ca at http://www.aramark.ca/

Description:

This is a Monday to Friday operation offering daytime hours.

As a Sous Chef for Aramark operations at our financial services client in Downtown Toronto, you will coordinate, plan, participate, and supervise the production, preparation and presentation of food for a restaurant and a boutique cafe. You will be responsible for providing a safe, sanitary work environment, which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive quality products. The Sous Chef supervises and participates in the production, preparation and presentation of all foods for unit as assigned by the Chef to ensure that a consistent quality product is produced which conforms to all established standards.

As the right hand of the Chef, you will assist with interviews, scheduling, training, developing, empowering, coaching and counseling, resolving problems, providing open communication, and recommending discipline as appropriate. Additionally, you will perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.

  • Supervise and guide up a staff of 20-25 team members

  • Ensure that all food service standards and quality requirements are met

  • Menu planning, ordering and inventory

  • All aspects of catering management

  • Hands on food preparation and serving when needed

  • Ensure Health & Safety regulations are followed

  • Ensure operation’s level of profitability and client satisfaction

  • Training and development of employees

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years management experience in a high end kitchen environment

  • Ideal candidates will possess two to three years of post high school education, preferably a culinary degree

  • Chef papers, culinary education or very strong cooking capabilities required

  • Strong communication & supervisory skills

  • Good knowledge of company policies & procedures

  • Good knowledge of corporate marketing & promotional programs

  • Good computer knowledge (MS Word and Excel)

  • Experience in menu costing, menu planning and food preparation

  • ServSafe training an asset

  • Health & Safety Certification an asset

  • Demonstrates strong financial/analytical abilities

Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran