With origins in Group Catair in 1996 and founded by its Co-CEOs Olivier Sadran and Jonathan Stent-Torriani. Newrest is the only major catering company active in all catering and related hospitality segments including airline catering, buy-on-board, duty-free on board, contract catering, remote site and support services, rail catering, airport and motorway retail.
With 2017 revenues under management of almost 1.8 Billion Euros and more than 30,800 employees world-wide in 49 countries.
Newrest is also the first largest independent airline caterer world-wide.
Newrest in Canada : Our clients are leading airlines companies such as Air Canada Jazz, American Airlines, Aero Mexico, Air France KLM, Saudia Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines.
Newrest has 3 major operational units based in Toronto, Montreal & Calgary. These units, specialized in airline catering & buy-on-board are successfully growing and we are looking for new talents to reinforce and develop our business.
We Are Looking For :
An experienced Chef / Cook with expertise in Indian, Pakistani and South Asian cuisines.
Have the ability to demonstrate a complete understanding of the required menus
Prepare meats, fishes, pastas, side dishes and garnishes following recipes carefully
Roast, fry, steam, grill, bake meats, fishes, vegetables as required by recipes
Prepares food by cleaning, peeling, mincing, cutting, chopping, mixing portioning, measuring ingredients, packaging and labelling
Maintain proper food production records, ensure all equipment is operable
Responsible for sanitation and post-service set-up
Notify manager of any maintenance repairs need or unsafe conditions
Taste and smell prepared food to determine quality and palatability
Monitor temperature of hot and cold foods through food preparation and service to ensure that established temperature goals are met prior to steam table transfer and maintained throughout meal service
Studies recipes assigned by the Executive Chef, prepares and coordinates all meals
Coordinates prep for the following day's menus
Supervises cooks and perp workers, manage the prep list to plan duties
Ensures standard of recipes to maintain consistent quality
Plans, modifies and develops menus based on the airlines requirements
Performs pre-meal meeting with food directors and other team members to review detail of the menus and plan the production
Provides training for kitchen staff
Assists in the coordination and execution of special menus for client presentations
Ensures all kitchen equipment is in working order and kept clean at all times
Wear food safety equipment while on duty, use work safety equipment while on duty
Maintain good portion control and forecast of production
Practice proper grooming, personal hygiene, and use safety equipment
Make sure that staff places racks of products in cooling tunnel or any other available waiting area, stocked and ready to go
Communicate effectively with kitchen personnel & other unit departments
Compliance with all company service standards, health & safety procedures, food safety requirements
Perform other duties as assigned
Mandatory prior experience in a similar position IN A RESTAURANT or IN A CATERING BUSINESS
Experience with Hallal, Middle Eastern, Indian Cuisine is a strong asset
Ability to stand for long periods
Ability to read in English, write in English, speak in English
Good knowledge of HACCP is an asset (training will be provided otherwise)
Ability to handle pressure in a fast paced environment
Ability to work on weekends
Attendance, diligence, punctuality, reliability
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