Assistant Sous Chef (Culinary Coach)

Townhall Chilliwack - Chilliwack, BC (4 months ago)

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Be a part of the fastest growing hospitality company in British Columbia as recognized by Business in Vancouver. We look to promote and encourage individuals to maximize their potential. With over 20 businesses in the Fraser Valley including Public Houses, Restaurants, a Winery, a Boutique Hotel, and a catering company there is overwhelming opportunity to set your own career path. Advancement is performance based and as such, our Sous Chef training program is designed to create the next wave of corporate chefs, through monthly seminars and on-site training. Our culinary culture is one of professionalism, humour and humility and our kitchens are spaces to inspire cooks to be chefs.

Reporting to the Sous Chef, Chef and General Manager, the Culinary Coach (Assistant Sous Chef) is responsible to cover all Sous Chef responsibilities in their absence. Working closely with the Sous Chef, Chef and front of house management team to ensure smooth service while maintaining a clean, safe, and profitable environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Execute kitchen and food preparation
  • Assist with product orders
  • Maintain high level food quality and presentation
  • Hold brief professional development review with each store level team member daily
  • Complete a weekly profit review
  • Attend store level management meeting
  • Attend regional chef meeting
  • Monthly review & check-in with direct report
  • Complete a sequential 90-day plan
  • Review secret shop reports
  • Inspire a professional culinary culture


  • Minimum 1-year experience in the restaurant/culinary industry
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multitask under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business including nights and weekends
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs (25 kg)
  • Energetic team player with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude


  • Food Safe Level 1 Certification
  • Occupational Health & Safety Level 1


  • Complimentary meal provided per every 8-hour shift
  • Signing bonus after a 3-month probationary period
  • Salaried employees are eligible for medical and dental benefits after a 3-month probationary period

The Joseph Richard Group is a collection of unique hospitality ventures owned by André “Joseph” Bourque and Ryan “Richard” Moreno. Our team operates 25 establishments together, constantly fine-tuning our concepts according to the needs of our guests. What sets us apart is our dedication to the Guest Experience; an unwavering commitment to exceptional service, top quality offerings, and a team of like-minded people.

Creating memorable experiences for all guests through the best people, product, service, and environments.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • culinary: 1 year (Preferred)