Sous-Chef - Best Western Plus Valemount Inn &


Last Updated: May, 2016     
Wage: Will be discussed, based on experience.
Job Description: The Sous-Chef is directly responsible to the Executive Chef.
When the Executive Chef is not present the Sous-Chef assumes the responsibilities of managing the kitchen operations.
This position requires strong culinary and managerial skills.
The Sous-Chef must be confident and have the ability to work any position of the kitchen operation from dish-washing, line and prep cooking, menu planning and costing, inventory and ordering, customer service, food safety and sanitation procedures, scheduling, to staff management.
The Sous-Chef position also requires flexibility to work a variety of shifts and the responsibility of covering scheduled positions for the restaurant's hours of operation.
-Works with the Executive Chef to ensure the highest level of food quality for menu items;
-Assists with menu planning and costing for menu items, special/seasonal menus, catering functions, and food and beverage pairing;
-Ensures proper hygiene, sanitation, and food practices are followed;
-Supervises daily food production, cleaning and work duties;
-Assists with inventory control, recording and ordering;
-Maintains order and discipline while remaining open and respectful;
-Controls food wastage, product rotation, and portioning;
-Maximizes work production efficiency while maintaining high level of quality;
-Completes staff scheduling when required;
-Communicates with front of house staff, hotel management regarding menu specials, shortages, product ordering and customer needs;
-Assists with training new staff members, performing staff evaluations, and staff disciplinary measures;
-Ensures kitchen equipment is in safe and working order.
Qualifications: -A minimum of 3 years food industry service experience is required;
-Red Seal cooking certification, culinary and or management diploma preferable;
-Food Safe certification is mandatory;
-WHIMIS and First Aid certification an asset;
-Wine and Beverage courses an asset.

How to apply: External applications will only be considered with receipt of resume, copies of certification and 
Julian Randall, Executive Chef/Manager
Best Western Plus Valemount Inn & Suites
1950 Hwy 5 South, Valemount, BC 
V0E 2Z0
Telephone: 250 566 0086 Ext 581
Fax: 250 566 4149
Toll Free: 866 777 1120
Closing Date: May 31, 2016
Reference #: 1211
                                                                                                                                  Date Posted: April 28, 2016