Sous Chef-Main Street Location

Railtown Cafe is seeking talented individuals to join their dynamic and ever-growing team. Railtown offers a positive working environment with a strong sense of camaraderie, competitive and fair wages, uniform service, daily staff meal and 50% off Railtown Cafe food. With aggressive expansion plans and professional development encouraged on all levels, the opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individual are limitless.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the kitchen department in the absence of the Executive Chef

Responsible for the kitchen department in the absence of the Executive Chef

Responsible for accurate ordering, according to business levels

Responsible for maintaining staffing levels through proactive recruiting

Train and educate colleagues on high standards and culinary techniques

Monitor performance levels of all team members and acts accordingly

Maintain departmental standards as determined by the Executive Chef

Work closely with colleagues to ensure the high quality and consistency of food preparation and presentation

Responsible for the day to day maintenance of labor and food cost controls

Coach and mentor colleagues – creating an environment that allows employees to achieve job fulfillment and provides a path for career development with Railtown

Café through coaching and timely performance reviews

Develop and implement initiatives to improve service by streamlining procedures and removing obstacles that hinder service delivery

Ensure that all Health & Safety standards are met, procedures followed and that colleagues have the correct knowledge and tools to work safely

Qualifications:

Minimum of 4 years cooking experience in all areas of a similar high volume environment

Experience with administration such as food cost, schedules, menu design and labor control is an asset

Highly motivated with the proven ability to solve problems and to make timely guest service decisions

Proactive with a demonstrated eye for detail and the ability to manage multiple functions/projects, while meeting deadlines

Proven leadership ability that supports an environment of employee growth and development, interdepartmental teamwork, and exceptional guest service

Must be highly health and safety conscious and actively involved in enhancing workplace wellness

BC Food Safe certification is required

Hours of Operation:
Mon – Fri: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat – Sun: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Closed on Stat Holidays

Wage:
Management Salary Based On Experience, Medical and Dental Benefits after 3 Month Probationary period and review completed.