Kitchen Manager/Chef - Sandman Centre - Kamloops

Compass Group Canada - Kamloops, BC (30 days ago)

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You might not know our name, but you know where we are. That’s because Compass Group Canada is part of a global foodservice and support services company that’s the 6th largest employer in the world, with 625,000 employees.

You’ll find us in schools, colleges, hospitals, office buildings, senior living communities, tourist attractions, sports venues, remote camps and military installations and more. We’re in all major cities, at remote work sites and everywhere in between – doing business in Canada and 50+ other countries where you can learn and grow. Join us now and point your career forward!

Imagine a place where people work as one to create an experience that inspires many. Join us and know that you make it possible for friends, families, and co-workers to come together. No matter why they gather, we’re here to serve. Because of what we do, people share so much more than a meal. And that’s why this is so much more than a job.

Why work with Eurest Dining? We are a member of Compass Group Canada, the leading food and support Services Company. We provide diverse, innovative dining services to corporate headquarter locations, law firms, manufacturing facilities, distribution centres and call centres. Join our commitment to providing exceptional food service to the best of business and industry.

Start date: ASAP
Compensation: starting $19.00/hr + gratuities
Type: starting from Part time that will lead to Full time for a right candidate
Shifts: TBD: based on events schedule
Location: Sandman Centre - Kamloops, BC.
Job Summary

Directs, coordinates and evaluates assigned kitchen, food production and food-service associates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise, coordinate and participate in activities of cooks and other associates engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food.
Ensure all food handling, sanitation and customer service standards are met.
Supervise hourly kitchen associates, including interviewing, scheduling, payroll, training, counseling, participating in reviews and recommending disciplinary action.
Prepare high-quality food items according to standardized recipes to meet production, delivery and service schedules.
Ensure proper presentation, food quality, portion control and maintenance of proper serving temperatures.
Track food use, waste and consumption to requisition or purchase product.
Receive and inspect product and supplies for quality and quantity to ensure appropriate inventory.
Develop catering menus and work with clients requests for custom menu requirements.
Participate in all phases of food preparation, menu planning, and inventory controls.
Responsible for all catering/conference events on site.

Think you have what it takes to be one of our Kitchen Manager/Chefs? We’re committed to hiring the best talent for the role. Here’s how we’ll know you’ll be successful in the role:

Red Seal Certification will be an asset.
Post-secondary education in culinary or related studies.
Three years of kitchen management experience.
Food Safe Certification Level 2 is a must.
Catering and banquet experience required.
Sound knowledge of financial management including the ability to control food and labour costs.
Basic supervisory skills, capable of motivating, leading and developing associates.
Hands-on team player and able to work with Management team on site.
Creative ability to apply trendy food items and presentations to operations.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment, paying attention to accuracy and detail.
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
Must have a reliable transportation.
Willing to accommodate a flexible work schedule including evenings/weekends in accordance with events/cocert schedule.

Compass Group Canada is committed to nurturing a diverse workforce representative of the communities within which we operate. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

For accommodation requests during the hiring process, please contact for further information.