The Pacific Restaurant

Sous Chef

Sous Chef

Our team is growing! Hotel Grand Pacific is seeking another Sous Chef to help lead our close-knit Kitchen team. It’s an exciting time to join us as our newly renovated Pacific Restaurant opens to the public. An independent 4-star property, we’re looking for a Red Seal-certified individual with a great attitude and excellent coaching skills.

Summary of Duties

  • Supervise and participate in day-to-day operation of all areas of the kitchen to ensure that the highest quality and presentation of foods is being maintained
  • Work with the Executive Chef to prepare the budget
  • Assist in developing recipes and food presentation specs
  • Design menus utilizing all resources and markets for cost effective quality
  • Assist in conducting monthly staff meetings
  • Develop staff work schedules weekly based on forecasted productivity needs
  • Foster and maintain an excellent team through coaching, encouraging, and motivating
  • Maintain a high standard of personal integrity and professionalism at all times

Qualifications & Abilities:

  • 4 years of culinary experience plus Red Seal Certification
  • Previous experience within a 4 or 5-star property preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of Banqueting experience
  • Food Safe Certification
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to effectively delegate when required
  • Able to show accountability for all decisions made during the shift
  • Able to produce accurate and timely food costs
  • Available to work full-time hours at varied times

Why Choose Us?

  • Onsite parking
  • Excellent extended benefits (Life and AD&D, Health, Dental, Vision, and an Employee and Family Assistance program. A matching Defined Contribution Pension Plan & an RRSP program available when eligible)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free meals for all kitchen staff
  • Friends and family hotel rate
  • Employee discount available at other Preferred Hotels
  • Other industry discounts
  • Employee recognition & referral program
  • Treat days, employee events and an annual employee party
  • We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity and inclusion in our team.

We thank all applicants for their interest but are only able to consider candidates with valid authorization to work full-time in Canada.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $53,000.00-$56,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Victoria, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Experience:

  • Culinary: 4 years (preferred)
  • Hotel: 2 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Red Seal (preferred)

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