Sous Chef

  • Glass House Estate Winery
  • Langley, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 08, 2022

Job Description

We are currently hiring a Sous Chef to join our community at Glass House Estate Winery in Langley!

The Sous Chef is responsible for all kitchen operations at their specific location in support of the Head Chef (HC). They have the autonomy to make decisions that will positively impact the business in areas of guest satisfaction and food quality and are responsible for ensuring the profitability and cleanliness of the kitchen in alignment with the HC. The Sous Chef is also responsible for assisting the HC in staffing, training and development of all kitchen positions.

Duties of a Sous Chef Include:
  • Ensuring all kitchen positions execute routines and complete daily, weekly and monthly checklists and log out reports.
  • Managing profit reporting and participation in monthly profit meetings.
  • Assisting the HC with all areas of kitchen recruitment and training, including interviewing, orientations, onboarding and continued training and development.
  • Assisting the HC with conducting monthly environment audits as per JRG and local health protection standards, including cooking line, prep areas, storage areas, prep halls, loading docks, exterior compounds, coolers and freezers.
  • Assisting the HC with controlling food costs by reviewing portion control, minimizing waste and conducting weekly food inventory counts and variances are investigated.
  • Tracking QSA's and provide follow up training and improvements.
  • Managing kitchenware and disposables budgets.
  • Assisting the HC with managing kitchen staff schedule, overtime and labour targets.
  • Monitoring sales trends and forecasts sales to ensure schedules are written to achieve sales and labour targets.
  • Maintain high level food quality and presentation in accordance with organization's standard recipes and specifications.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Supervising team of 5 or more

Working Conditions:
  • Hours and shifts may vary. Includes working evenings, weekends and holidays. Work is performed in restaurant kitchen and office environments.

The Perks:
  • Staff discount at all JRG locations and discounted meals during shifts
  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunity to participate in the Company's Extended Health Benefits Plan after 6 months of employment
  • Access to ongoing training and development through Joseph Richard University (JRU)
  • Opportunity for advancement throughout all JRG establishments and divisions
  • Opportunity to participate in the JRG Join Us Employee Referral Program

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a professional kitchen holding roles such as Chef, Head Chef, Sous Chef, Executive Chef
  • Food Safe Level 1
  • First Aid Level 1, preferred but not mandatory
  • Proficient working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Optimum is an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Company Information
Joseph Richard Group is a collection of unique hospitality ventures owned by André Joseph Bourque and Ryan Richard Moreno. With first-class offerings, an acclaimed culinary team, and a genuinely kind-hearted service team, our mission is to make this your moment.

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