Chef De Cuisine

Chef De Cuisine —Toronto, ON

September 10, 2018
Position: Chef De Cuisine
Type : Full Time
Company Name : Weslodge
Location : Toronto, ON
Website : http://weslodge.com/

Contact : Mellisa Tan
Email : mellisa.tan@iconink.com

Weslodge goes beyond diners’ expectations with an elegant but hearty menu, artfully authentic cocktails and a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere featuring cutting-edge design within every element of its décor.

Reporting to the Executive Chef, the Chef de Cuisine will be responsible for leading a team and maintaining food quality, consistency, inventory, and cost. The ideal candidate would have been in similar role for at least 5 years and have 2 years of management experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain an impeccable kitchen, enforce work and safety standards for all staff and the working environment
  • Maintain food quality and consistency with a keen eye for detail in regards to food presentation/placement
  • Map out and set standards for kitchen organization and align with venue directives
  • Work with Executive Chef on menu development and food procurement
  • Manage procurement process for ordering product. Establishing preferred suppliers and inspecting deliveries to ensure product consistency and quality
  • Report to Procurement manager – in costing and budget for all food and labour, with the ability to produce detailed reports
  • Inspect deliveries for consistency and quality of ingredients
  • Create dishes to perfection according to menu specifications
  • Attend meetings where required and communicate to all staff RE: policies and practices as they align with business practices
  • Recruitment is your responsibility and maintaining staff par levels
  • Training all staff — food preparation, safety standards and professionalism
  • Staff Scheduling

Skills & Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Cook’s trade certification, or equivalent credentials, training and experience, are required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in from scratch kitchen environment for an upscale restaurant, with at least 2 years management experience
  • Strong team working abilities
  • Proficient at financial responsibilities
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Skilled in the culinary field
  • Must be willing to work all shifts, opens, mids and closes with a willingness to travel from venue to venue. May have responsibilities within our global properties.

ICONINK recognizes its obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act, 2005, and, upon request, will provide accommodation in the recruitment processes to the point of undue hardship.


To apply, please submit your application with subject heading: Chef De Cuisine- Weslodge to Ben.Heaton@iconink.com and Kyrn.Stein@iconink.com

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