Kitchen Manager / Chef de cuisine

Beertown Public House - CG Restaurants - Greater Toronto Area, ON (30+ days ago)

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Who We Are:

Charcoal Group is an independently owned company with a rich 60 year history of world-class cuisine & hospitality excellence. Our restaurants offer a dynamic range in dining style, from fine dining to premium casual to modern public house, as well as a thriving catering division. We are looking for a driven and talented Chef to join our latest Beertown Public House location coming to Downtown Toronto in early 2020!

Our restaurants are designed with a keen eye to detail, from the lighting and music through to the furniture and art; we believe atmosphere is an integral part of every Guest experience. We thrive on providing our Guests with superior dining through hand-crafted dishes, thoughtfully selected beverages and enlightened service.

Our menus showcase the best in cuisine from fine dining to crafted pub fare. No matter what the menu, we have an intense focus on ‘from-scratch’, crafted food made from locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. This focus requires a team of passionate, knowledgeable chefs and cooks to execute. We want you: a passionate & driven Chef de Cuisine to execute our culinary vision and advance our team.

Why Join Us?

If you are looking for the growth potential that matches your ambition:

We are expanding and looking for the best, brightest hospitality & culinary professionals looking to grow their careers. We are building a team of amazing people with fanatical attention to detail and a passion for things well-crafted.

If you think the restaurant operates at it’s best when you’re there:

You want to work with a group of like-minded people, with complimentary goals. People that are truly interested in the Guest, and not just trying to get the Guest interested in them.

If you want to have an impact:

Our team has brought us to where we are today. Whether it was the inspiration behind a dish or the recognition & development of a Team Member’s skill, you have the opportunity to impact our team, our restaurant and our business daily.

About the Role:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Builds, leads and motivates a brigade of culinary students/professionals/leaders.
  • Communicates the restaurant’s vision & Charcoal Group values to all team members – leading by example.
  • Demonstrates leadership in creating a culture that revolves around the experience and enjoyment of food & cooking.
  • Constantly strives to advance skills & careers of kitchen team through; proper selection, training initiatives, performance management & celebrations.
  • Maintains kitchen costs within budgets by following proper ordering & inventory procedures, as well as menu development.
  • Manages dynamic culinary atmosphere of in-restaurant dining, off-site event & corporate meal caterings.
  • Consistently monitors kitchen operations and cleanliness.
  • Demonstrates high personal integrity, business ethics and takes every opportunity to promote Charcoal Group.
  • Uses conflict/resolution and problem solving skills.


  • You have 5+ years of previous kitchen management experience in a fast-paced environment
  • You have a solid understanding of operations
  • You posses a high level of integrity, discipline and culinary vision
  • You are passionate for food & culinary excellence
  • You build relationships through strong team leadership & interpersonal skills
  • You are driven, takes initiative & has keen eye for details
  • You have exceptional communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • You performs well in a performance based culture
  • You have superior organization and time management skills
  • You may have your Red Seal
  • You may be experienced managing off-site catered events
  • You may have experience with Optimum Control


  • $ 65,000 – 80,000 annually
  • Comprehensive benefits

Please forward your resume to the attention of: Michael Hodgson, Director of Culinary Development

Job Type: Full-time


  • Chef: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Greater Toronto Area, ON (Required)


  • Red Seal (Preferred)


  • english (Preferred)