Match Chef

Match Chef —Hanover, ON

October 16, 2018
Position: Match Chef
Type : Full Time
Company Name : Gateway Casinos Hanover
Location : Hanover, ON
Website :

Contact : Courtney Sparkman
Phone : 519-364-7606 x3247
Email :

This is an exciting opportunity to bring your passion for Cuisine to a brand-new Match Eatery & Public House! You will lead and manage the kitchens’ activities and kitchen staff, ensuring customer service, food quality and policies and procedures are consistently followed. You will undertake initiatives to attract and retain future business, while directing the financial, human resources and resource needs for the kitchen.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage kitchen activities and staff, ensuring they have sufficient resources available. Develop and direct staff to achieve high levels of performance and customer service. Train, coach, and instruct employees in proper food handling procedures
  • Manage the undertaking of menu(s). Ensure that all food is prepared in accordance with predetermined quality standards
  • Monitor industry trends and recommend appropriate action to develop new recipes for testing
  • Develop a comprehensive market suppliers list and database
  • Ensure financial objectives are met, performing or delegating statistical analysis such as revenue reports, daily reconciliation, price mark ups, food costing, product inventories plus sales analysis of products. Approve, monitor and process invoices and expenditures.
  • Ensure appropriate stock levels are maintained. Recommend the department budget, undertake corrective action, ensures scheduling and expenditures are controlled
  • Retain a thorough and updated knowledge of company policies and procedures, provincial and local regulations for casino operations, beverage service and food services. Liaise with government regulators that impact the operation of the department. Ensure that all applicable licenses are up to date
  • Coordinate corporate and department initiatives. Identify business opportunities and organize or oversee the development and deliverables of these efforts. Liaise with the casino management team to ensure that a high level of effective communication is maintained
  • Hold meetings with staff and communicate Food and Beverage department issues, concerns, and feedback to casino management and the Manager, Food and Beverage.
  • Ensure maintenance of equipment and that proper safety, hygiene and sanitation practices are followed
  • Oversee the Human Resources issues, performance, safety and recruitment needs of the department. Manage the performance of direct reports including: training, appraising performance, providing positive and corrective feedback, coaching, and administering discipline

Required Skills

  • 5 years’ experience in restaurant supervision as a Chef and Diploma in culinary arts or a recognized culinary program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Membership of the Canadian Chef de Cuisine Association preferred
  • Red Seal certification or equivalent preferred
  • Smart Serve Certificate
  • Provincial certifications for food preparation/food handlers course
  • Solid understanding of kitchen management
  • Proven, excellent, managerial skills and ability to form and maintain a strong team
  • Has a passion for food, wine, people, and all aspects of kitchen management
  • Computer skills: MS Excel, word processing, email, scheduling, inventory control programs, POS
  • Excellent customer service and public relations skills including demonstrated ability to be attentive, friendly, courteous, polite and patient
  • Superior product development abilities and menu-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated and able to multi-task
  • General understanding of casino operations is an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • The ability to obtain registration

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