compensation: We offer competitive pay, relevant to experience, above average tip pool,as well as extended benefits and complimentary gym pass. If you're interested in continuing to build a communicative and tight-knit team of happy people we'd love to hear from you. employment type: full-time
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Sherwood Cafe and Bar - Kitchen Manager / Head Chef
Sherwood is Victoria's first day-to-night cafe and bar complete with a comprehensive takeaway coffee service and two seasonal patios. We are enviably perched at our downtown's prime people-watching crossroads of Douglas Street and Pandora Avenue.
In keeping with the tradition of our sister company Habit Coffee, we're in the business of building a long time community institution - one that begins with executing a tight and thoughtful food and beverage program in a progressive and accessible social space.
Sherwood is first and foremost a gathering place for the city. That means employing staff who know how to make customers and staff alike feel genuinely welcome, this is our mandate. It also means that we plan to take care of our team by not only by creating a positive and inclusive working environment but also offering a competitive pay and benefit package.
Our diverse and talented team values integrity, communication, leadership, and a high standard of excellence. We are passionate about what we do, and we have a good time doing it. We’ve worked hard to build a positive and inclusive environment, and we are excited to bring on a like-minded leader to help us continue our growth.
The Head Chef will work closely with the Director, General Manager and Sous Chef to oversee the day to day operations of the kitchen. This will include menu and recipe development, system optimization, and strategic planning to ensure growth. The chef will also be accountable for quality and consistency in every dish, management of all kitchen costs, and guiding and leading the team to consistently exceed expectations.
The ideal candidate will have:
Minimum of 5 years experience working in a culinary environment, with at least 2 years in a management role
Excellent communication skills - written and verbal, aptitude for conflict resolution
Proven skill in developing and executing menus inspired by seasonal/local availability, as well as guest experience
A solution-focused work ethic - adept at problem solving, collaboration and solving inefficiency
Proven financial management
Expertise with all aspects of a full service kitchen, with eagerness to share knowledge and lead with integrity
As part of our commitment to our staff we offer a professional and clean work environment in a growth driven kitchen. We offer competitive pay, relevant to experience, above average tip pool,as well as extended benefits and complimentary gym pass. If you're interested in continuing to build a communicative and tight-knit team of happy people we'd love to hear from you.
Please forward your resume and cover letter or drop by in person and ask for Jane or Shane.
Thanks for your interest in joining the Sherwood team. We're excited to build another rewarding and nurturing workplace for the people who make us great.
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