Holiday Inn

Job Position: Executive Chef

  • Application Deadline:
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Oakville
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
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Required Qualifications:

– Must have the ability to communicate in English
– Self-starting personality with an even disposition
– Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times
– Can communicate well with guests
– Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help with co-workers with their job duties and be a team player
– Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery
– Ability to grasp, lift, and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs on a continuous schedule

Key Responsibilities:

– Prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment
– Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers
– Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs
– Date all food containers and rotate as per hotel standards, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures
– Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages. Assist in keeping buffet stocked
– Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables
– Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, loss and usage per hotel standards
– Operate, maintain, and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, and flat top grill
– Ensure rotation of stock and the storage of all food items in accordance with health and safety regulations, and company policy
-Assist as requested with the receiving/putting away of food items
– Carry out opening and closing duties as delegated to maintain the smooth and efficient running of the kitchen
– Be competent in the safe and efficient use of equipment in line with laid down procedure
– Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis
– Perform any other job related duties as assigned

Additional Details:

General Staff Responsibilities:
– To adhere to all matters relating to hygiene, health, safety and emergency procedures as laid down by law and by company policy
– To carry out any reasonable request
– To provide exceptional customer service with positive addressing of guest concerns/complaints in line with company policy
– To work and communicate in a professional and ethical manner with colleagues assisting where necessary to achieve standards required by company policy
– To be committed to achievement of the company, property, and department Mission Statements

About Our Company:

Holiday Inn® hotels look for people who are genuine, friendly, thoughtful and resourceful. People who care enough to go the extra mile to give our guests a great experience.