Jr Sous Chef - Senior Line Cook

By Peter and Pauls - Toronto, ON (7 months ago)

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Location: 125 Moatfield Dr. North York, ON, M3B 3L6
Posted date: June 06, 2019

Job Description

We are looking for hard-working employee's to work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment. The candidates will prepare high-end menu items a la minute for our guests. Instructing 2nd Cooks and kitchen helpers in the preparation, garnishing, and presentation of food. You will ensure the quality of food, portion control and requisition of food to uphold the David Duncan House standards.

Requirements and Qualifications
Associate Degree in Culinary Arts (optimal)
Extensive knowledge of high end steak house food
Highly effective knowledge on the grilling of steaks and seafood
2+ years' experience as a senior line cook in a full-service restaurant
Speak, read and write English
Cook Trade Certification, Cook Red Seal Certificate, Food Safe Certificate, WHIMIS
Works safely and responsibly
Excellent attention to detail and well developed organizational skills
Strong work ethic with an ability to work independently and in a team environment
Maintain a professional appearance at all times.
Dedicated to food quality and control
Strong knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation standards
Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies, and equipment
Maintain and upkeep of kitchen equipment
Great culinary imagination
Duties and Responsibilities
Following recipe and presentation guidelines to meet or exceed guests' expectations.
Coordinating food orders to support timely and efficient delivery to each table
Ensuring proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety
Meeting special guest requests while ensuring the same high-quality standard
Performs preparatory work such as cutting meat, fish, seafood, and sauces
Cooks food according to recipes, quality standards, and presentation standards
Washes and sanitizes tools, knives, and kitchen area
Knowledge of how to use a wide variety of kitchen equipment
Ensure appealing plate presentation
Slightly modify recipes to meet customers' needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)
Monitor food stock and place requisition orders
Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
Excellent time management abilities
Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes

Salary:
$17.00 to $22.00 /hour

Job Type:
Full-time

Application Questions
How many years of chef de partie in a full-service restaurant experience do you have?
How many years of Line Cook experience do you have?
How many years of supervisory role experience do you have?
Are you in Toronto, ON?