Jamjar – Folk Lebanese Food (www.jam-jar.ca ) located in Vancouver BC is seeking an Executive Chef (NOC 6321) . It’s a permanent full-time (40 hours per week – day, evening, weekend) position with salary $60 000 per year, 4% paid vacation. Overtimes are paid at 1,5 rate for hours exceeding 40 hours in any given week. Employment location and business address: 2280 Commercial Dr., Vancouver, BC V5N 4B5. We offer extended health benefits.
Start date: As soon as possible
Main responsibilities and duties as an Executive Chef :
- Direct and supervise activities of outlet chefs and sous-chefs, and other kitchen staff.
- Plan menus, determine sizes of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs;
- Create, develop and recommend new recipes and assign prices to menu items;
- Prepare and cook meals and specialty foods and create decorative food displays for special guests and occasions;
- Demonstrate new cooking techniques to chefs, sous-chefs and cooks;
- Strive to advance skills and knowledge and consistently share these with others;
- Maintain inventory of food, supplies and equipment and order supplies as required;
- Ensure all food is prepared fresh and is of the highest qualify;
- Communicate effectively with all subordinates;
- Recruit, hire and train staff including cooks, sous chefs and other kitchen staff;
- Provide regular feedback and performance review to the sous-chefs, cooks and other kitchen staff;
- Keep track of kitchen expenses;
- Use financial management skills for budgetary and cost control purposes in order to increase food revenue and decrease kitchen expenses without compromising the food quality.
- Negotiate food purchases with key suppliers & raw material
- Must have completed some culinary diploma;
- Must have at least 3 years of experience;
- Knowledge of Lebanese Cuisine is a must;
- Must have strong leadership skills and a solid supervisory/management experience;
- Must be able to work without supervision and must be capable of independent thinking;
- Must have excellent problems solving, organization and interpersonal skills;
- Must be able to speak, read and write in English.
To apply, please email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Use reference number 6321.