Full time Lead Chef

Billingswood Manor Seniors' Residence - Ottawa South, ON (30+ days ago)

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Billings wood Manor is looking for a Lead Chef. This person would be responsible for the preparation and presentation of high-quality meals in a punctual manner. The Lead Chef is responsible to follow all policies and regulations for safety, hygiene and facility food preparation guidelines. This is a full-time/permanent position, you must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare breakfasts, lunches and /or dinner for 60+ residents
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality meals in a fast-paced environment
  • Prepares and cooks food from menus that have been predetermined for the daily meals
  • Prepare meals on menus and based on nutritional programs and individual plans.
  • Ensure the quality and safety of food by performing daily cleaning tasks. (Ex: sweeping of the floors, cleaning of surfaces, as well as proper covering and storage of food items
  • Ensure that each resident receives meals corresponding to their dietary requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Logs food temperatures and assures food items are within acceptable ranges
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and the ability to prioritize work
  • Looking for a strong team player with excellent work ethics, able to work with others, problem-solving and decision making
  • Supervisory experience desired
  • Must enjoy working with the elderly

Physical Demands

  • Standing for the duration of your shift.
  • Repetitive movement of arms, hands, wrist/fingers and lift up to 30-50 lbs.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Completion of college or cook training school or a trade certification
  • Minimum 2 years of cooking experience required
  • Must provide a clean Criminal record check
  • Ottawa Public Health Food Handlers Certification
  • Working experience in the healthcare industry preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of food and catering trends
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling required.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities. TB testing required
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 /hour


  • Chef: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Prepare, season and cook food as directed, meeting dietary requirements where required
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
  • Oversee kitchen operations
  • Maintain inventory and record of food, supplies and equipment
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes