Sous Chef (Full Time Permanent)
The Westin Nova Scotian
Halifax
Deep in the heart of the Seaport District of Halifax, The Westin Nova Scotian offers first class accommodations in elegant and historic surroundings. We are an employer of choice in this vibrant city, being named a Great Place to Work (Retail & Hospitality), 2018. With our 4 1/2 star Canada Select property offering 310 newly renovated guest rooms and 23,000 square feet of meeting space, our hotel is ideal for the business traveler, meeting planner, and leisure traveler alike.

You love food and creating new concepts and cooking new dishes is what drives you. For you, being a key department manager and part of a team that creates a great guest experience is a role you love. You also value using your culinary and people skills so others can learn and develop. In the role of Sous Chef, you will
  • Be a Mentor -- work with the cooks, trainees and support staff to deliver the Executive Chef's vision. Help train and develop them to make great food for all outlets, including your hotel's banquet area. Be a key part of an atmosphere that fosters teamwork and engages staff, while ensuring all are working safely. Be in charge in the Chef's absence is requested.
  • Be a Sponge -- learning and then utilizing new culinary techniques, skills and recipes; what is takes to manage people; and the various financial responsibilities of the kitchen -- scheduling, budgeting, ordering, etc. Oversee the safe production, preparation and presentation of food that will ensure a great guest experience.
  • Be a Safety & Security Agent -- follow your hotel's established safety and security policies & procedures and ensure your team does the same including all sanitation and safe food handling procedures. 
 
Requirements:
 
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in food & beverage (culinary)
  • Red Seal Certification an asset
  • Relevant college coursework also preferred
  • Fully experienced in use of various pieces of kitchen equipment.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to perform medium work -- exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • The ability to stand for long periods of time without sitting or leaning.
  • The ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with your body and arms, ability to work under variable temperatures and noise levels.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range. Must be able to move quickly and agilely if a situation requiring quick assistance arises, and to work long hours as is often required.
  • Must be able to multi task, must possess good communication skills; must be able to convey and understand information and ideas in English.
 
Rate of Pay: Commensurate with Experience

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