Sous-Chef – Summer

  • Reference: #NM1359
  • Muskoka, ON, Canada
  • Posted 5 months ago
  • Full Time

Sous-Chef – Summer

Reference #NM1359

Job Location

Muskoka & Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Responsibilities of the Sous-Chef – Summer

Summary
We are looking for a professional Sous Chef that will work to assist a private family’s Executive Chef for 10 weeks (June 26th to September 11th 2017) at one private residence with the possibility of travel to a second residence if needed.

Duties include:

  • Assist the executive chef, and prepare fresh seasonal meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for the family and their guests.
  • Assist and prepare elaborate dinners for events with the executive chef.
  • Assist with menus alongside the executive chef.
  • Preparing buffets for summer entertaining.
  • Organizing and managing kitchen inventories for the executive chef.
  • Performing regular (often daily) grocery shopping.
  • Clean, organize and strive to obtain immaculate standards of the kitchen and storage places.
  • Travel between Toronto and the Muskoka area twice a week. Occasional travel when and if necessary with the direction of the head chef.
  • Handle special requests as needed.
  • The position works under the supervision of the executive chef, the ability for follow direction is a requirement.

Job Requirements

  • Strong cooking background.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of work experience. Experience in a restaurant, yacht or private residence is preferred.
  • Must have a formal training in cuisine (Classic French preferred)
  • Hygiene and food safety certified.
  • Understand formal presentation
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written). French a bonus.
  • Confidentiality and discretion is a contractual requirement.
  • Flexible hours and scheduling with availability to work evenings and weekends according to the household needs.
  • Must have a passion for cooking, be proactive and know how to anticipate.
  • Adapt to the family’s tastes and preferences under supervision
  • Energetic with a strong work ethic and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitasking and work under pressure.
  • Maintain a professional and polished manner.
  • The ability to work independently on occasion while following guidance is essential.
  • Ability to build a good rapport with the employer and the staff.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence with a good driving record.
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada.
  • Smoke-Free environment.

Job Salary

Competitive salary.

Job Additional Information

  • Live-in option at the Toronto’s residence.
  • Live-in at the Muskoka’s residence.
  • House-car available for work duties.
  • June 26th to September 11th 2017

Job Starting Date

June 26th, 2017

Job Contact Information

Nicolas Marion, Private Staffing Specialist
Phone: 514-312-7019 ext. 223 | Toll-Free: 1-888-601-7812
Fax: 647-484-0214
Email: nmarion@elitedomo.com

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