Catering Chef

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: May 05, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 783015
  • Consultant: Michael Sherwood
  • Industry: Hospitality

Our client is looking for a Catering Chef, for the Scotiabank Conference Center in downtown Toronto. This is a management position, responsible for developing and executing culinary solutions to meet customer needs and tastes, while also being hands in culinary operations to meet production, presentation, and service standards. You will apply culinary techniques to food preparation and manage the final presentation and service of food.

Job Responsibilities:
  • The Conference Centre caters to high-level corporate meetings & events, serving a variety of quality / from scratch meals - including buffets, plated meals, receptions & special events.
  • The Catering Chef should be able to cook from scratch and follow recipes
  • We are looking for a Catering Chef with creativity, ability to create and execute 3-course meals, and experience cooking different cuisines.
  • Ensures proper culinary standards and techniques are in place for preparation of food items, including production, presentation, and service standards
  • Manages a culinary team, including chef managers and hourly staff, to ensure quality in the final presentation of food
  • Develop and maintain effective client and guest rapport for mutually beneficial business relationships
  • Interact directly with guests daily
  • Responsible for delivering food and labor targets
  • Requires at least 4 years of culinary experience and 1-3 years in a management role
  • Educational culinary qualifications from a recognized college or trade school
  • Experience in menu costing, menu planning, and food preparation
  • ServSafe training an asset
  • Previous Conference Centre, Banquet, Hotel or High-end restaurant experience is a strong asset.
Vaccination requirement: - This client/office location requires all individuals working on-site to be double vaccinated against COVID-19.

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