Cineplex Entertainment, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, is currently recruiting for the position of Sous Chef South Edmonton The Rec Room , reporting to the Head Chef.
This position will be based at South Edmonton The Rec Room located at 1725 99 St. NW in Edmonton, AB.
The Sous Chef is responsible for coordinating and supervising assigned areas of the culinary operations, while maintaining high quality menu execution and service levels.
This would include managing culinary staff, ordering inventory and managing supply levels, executing the menu in an efficient and high quality manner.
The Sous Chef is further required to ensure the safe and healthy preparation of meals and sanitation techniques at all times to avoid cross-
contamination and the spoiling of food product. Sous Chefs may be assigned to focus on supporting the diverse restaurant offerings within the Rec Room in addition to Groups & Events.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following :
Understand and effectively follow all Rec Room values, policies and procedures.
Protect and enhance the Rec Room brand.
Practice and role model Company culture.
Manage day-to-day culinary operations and ensure healthy and safe work practices.
Plan and direct food preparation
Support the scheduling of culinary staff in accordance with business demands and trends.
Ensure all Player and departmental scheduling requests are addressed and communicated in a timely manner.
When required, order inventory and culinary supplies, ensuring sufficient stock levels.
Receive and inspect deliveries as required.
Check invoice on goods received against shipment to ensure quantity, quality, weights and purchase specifications are as ordered.
Manage FIFO usage and stock depletion with culinary staff.
Ensure the safe storage and disposal of food and beverages.
Ensure any food returned to the culinary team is accounted for and disposed of as waste.
Maintain accurate log of food product waste.
Conduct accurate inventory counts according to schedule and procedure.
Ensure preparation and cooking stations are well stocked.
Notify Sr. Sous Chef and Head Chef of any repairs or maintenance required for culinary appliances and equipment.
Ensure all proper sanitation and preparation practices and procedures are executed.
Adhere to and enforce Company policies.
Other duties assigned as required.
Post-Secondary diploma in Business Management, Culinary Arts or Hospitality considered an asset.
Secondary School Diploma or GED required.
A valid Food Handler’s certificate is required
2-5 years' restaurant culinary experience preferred.
Smart Serve certification considered an asset.
Demonstrated ability to lead and direct a team.
Ability to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment.
Knowledge of cost analysis, fiscal management, and budgeting techniques.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Required to work flexible hours inclusive of evenings and weekends.
Work Conditions :
Manual dexterity required to operate various culinary appliances and equipment.
Interacts with employees, management and the public at large.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Standing and walking for long periods at a time.
Irregular shifts; evenings and weekends may be required.
Noisy and fast-paced environment.
Extended hours may be required.
Some travel may be required.
Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
Exposure to hot grill or oven with temperatures as high as 350-500EF.
Exposure to walk-in refrigerator with temperatures as low as 40ºF.
Exposure to walk-in freezer with temperatures as low as 0ºF.