Executive Chef

Do you have experience as a Chef and are looking to take your career to new heights?

Adecco is currently hiring for a permanent, full-time Executive Chef for our client, a reputable and well-established resort located in Muskoka, ON. In this role, you will be responsible for the creation of all outlet menus in collaboration with the Director of F&B, using the utmost creativity and work parallel to Director of F&B by sharing responsibilities for the hiring, training, supervising and scheduling of kitchen staff for all outlets.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Executive Chef:

  • Create, collaborate and coordinate with production and preparation of all menu items for all F&B outlets of the establishment
  • Establish and maintain department objectives, standards and guidelines and budgets to ensure proper management of the departments
  • Monitor and evaluate staffing levels, food purchasing, production, and inventories to control costs and waste
  • Assist in the hiring, training, motivating, evaluation and management of staff to ensure team members receive adequate guidance and resources to accomplish established objectives
  • Develop strategic purchasing practice and works directly with the F&B Director to ensure best price and quality of foods purchased
  • Maintain ultimate cleanliness of all kitchen areas; make decisions for necessary corrective action to maintain company and health department standards to avoid risk of citation
  • Coordinate and assist with cleaning of kitchen after service
  • Direct culinary teams to ensure smooth service
  • Work alongside Director of Food & Beverage to analyze food costs and forecast business trends to make recommendations for revision of menu prices that will achieve departmental and resort budgets
  • Maintain accurate preparation, review and comprehension of all documentation and communication
  • Create “Recipe Book” inclusive of preparation instructions and plating photos
  • Prepare par level preparation sheets, ordering lists and kitchen cleaning checklist for all outlets
  • Prepare Kitchen Opening/Closing responsibility check lists for all BOH operations
  • Revamp and testing of menu items for all outlets– prepare tasting dishes
  • Conduct walkthrough of kitchens to determine equipment and small ware needs
  • Requirements and Qualifications of the Executive Chef:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and Diploma from a reputable Culinary Institute
  • Red Seal Certified
  • Previous experience as an Executive Chef for a minimum of 3 years
  • Minimum three years’ experience in casual fine dining, pub, and Mexican kitchen, including a la carte and volume production experience
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Full understanding of budgets and financial reports
  • Must have Food Handlers Certification
  • Ability to work indoors in a hot industrial kitchen and in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be physically fit with the ability to stand and perform repetitive movements throughout the shift
  • Availability to work a variety of long shifts including, days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • If you believe you have what it takes, apply now to this Executive Chef job in Muskoka, ON. This is your chance to work for a well-established resort that offers opportunities for growth and advancement.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_026520_1729088

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