Chef

Full Time posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Hospitality

SUMMARY:

Merit Services is actively seeking a highly skilled Chef to join our client in Toronto. The Chef will possess a passion for culinary excellence and a keen attention to detail, with a proven track record of delivering exceptional catering services for events of all scales. This role requires a culinary professional who thrives in a dynamic environment, exhibiting versatility and a meticulous approach to culinary creations. Join our team and showcase your talent in crafting extraordinary culinary experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and execute meticulously crafted menus for catering events, ensuring exceptional quality and presentation.
  • Efficiently manage food costs, inventory, and ordering processes to optimize profitability.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all health and safety regulations, maintaining a safe and secure working environment.
  • Supervise and train kitchen staff to uphold high standards of culinary excellence.
  • Collaborate closely with clients to customize menus and ensure their utmost satisfaction.
  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen, ensuring all equipment is in excellent working order.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possession of a culinary certification or degree, combined with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a catering or banquet environment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in menu planning, food preparation, and successful execution of catering events.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of current culinary trends, techniques, and best practices.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, effectively guiding and inspiring culinary teams.
  • Excellent communication skills and a commitment to exceptional customer service.
  • Flexibility to work varied hours, including evenings and weekends.

BENEFITS:

  • Attractive remuneration package complemented by a comprehensive benefits scheme.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth within the organization.
  • A strong and collaborative work environment that fosters teamwork and mutual support.
  • Access to training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and foster continuous improvement.

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