Assistant Kitchen Manager (Sous Chef)

Jack Astor's - St. John's, NL (30+ days ago)

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At Jack Astor’s it’s all about personality, yes, we’re all about a delicious menu and fantastic beverages, but more than that we own fun. Yep, our teams are more than our co-workers, they’re our Peeps. Whatever role we hold in the restaurants, we are there for each other. Jacks is about being ourselves and having fun – and when we have fun our guests have fun too. The point is if you’re friendly, fun, and maybe a little crazy then you’ll fit right in and the possibilities for your career are endless.

As an Assistant Kitchen Manager for Jack Astor’s you will be responsible for the following:

  • Work alongside the Kitchen Manager to manage a kitchen that produces the highest standards in food quality, consistency, and efficiency.
  • Develop your skills under the mentorship of the KM to effectively manage daily production goals as well as food, waste, inventory, and labour cost controls.
  • Order product, new stock and supplies.
  • Build and maintain a partnership with your team and Front of House staff.
  • Live and teach our Values and Promises.
  • Spread the enthusiasm and energy among all of our peeps!


  • MUST be Smart Serve Certified or have Provincial Equivalent.
  • If you’ve had 1-3 years previous kitchen management/supervisory experience in a comparable restaurant environment we’re interested.
  • Culinary Red Seal designation and Smart Serve Certification are strong assets.
  • Communication is key, so you’ll need to speak and write English well.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in use of computers and learning new software.
  • Previous experience with scheduling, inventory, product cost and labour control considered an asset.
  • Possess five values that define our people:

Hospitality. Enhancing the dignity, comfort and well-being of Our People.
Authenticity. Being forthright, truthful and transparent with Our People.
Quality. Working to always improve the experience of Our People.
Fun. Bringing the spirit of laughter, celebration, sharing and joy to Our People.
Courage. Acting with conviction in the balanced interest of Our People.-

Service Inspired Restaurants® is committed to fair and equitable recruiting practices. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to come forward at any stage of the recruitment process to request accommodations, if needed. Members of our team will consult and create processes that provide individuals with disabilities the best possible recruitment experience.

Job Type: Full-time


  • culinary: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Kitchen Management: 1 year (Preferred)