Sous Chef
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Sous Chef

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Sous Chef

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Sous Chef
Do you enjoy helping others and building emotional connections to make people feel special and welcomed? If so, then we want YOU to be part of our Fairmont Royal York family.

Every day you will be responsible for engaging with our guests, clients and colleagues. You will create the essential Toronto experience at the hotel that has been a Canadian icon for over 91 years.  You will be given the responsibility to ensure that our guests and colleagues feel WELCOMED, CARED FOR and INCREDIBLE. Being part of the Fairmont Royal York family is more than providing warm and consistent service. As an ambassador of Fairmont Royal York, you will take the initiatives necessary to turn moments into memories by taking the time to understand our guests’ purposes: why are they staying at Fairmont Royal York, what is their length of stay and what are their preferences and passions? Making our guests feel heard and cared for creates an emotional connection to our brand and builds loyalty. 

These emotional connections are not just for guests. As part of the Fairmont Royal York family, you will be tasked with creating impactful relationships with your colleagues.

As a Professional Leader, you will lead yourself through: positive orientation, self-development self-management, problem solving and decision making. You will lead others through: leading and engaging with your team, developing others and communicating effectively. You will lead the business by: being guest-focused, forward-thinking and planning, business awareness and business improvement.

If creating these lasting relationships and experiences excites you, read more about how your role supports our vision of continuing to Create the Essential Toronto Experience!

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

We are seeking a Sous Chef with several years of strong Culinary and fast paced restaurant experience. Must be ready to effectively run a la carte restaurant, banquet or production kitchen. Should be creative, with a strong knowledge of current culinary trends. Must also have strong technical and organizational skills. Must show proven people skills in leading large Culinary teams. Needs to be goal oriented, with an ability to implement comprehensive plans to accomplish those goals in a challenging, competitive environment.

  • Review the daily requirements, prepares and delegates duties and ensures the production of the food items in accordance with standards in a timely and efficient fashion to ensure that there is no interruption to guest service
  • Liaises with Banquet Managers, Conference Service Managers and Restaurant Managers using a team approach to meet the goals of the business
  • Actively participates in training of culinary skills to chef de parties, junior staff and apprentices
  • Keeps overproduction and food waste to a minimum, ensures proper rotation, labeling, and storing of food in order to reduce food cost expense
  • Ensures that all food products are handled, stored, prepared and served safely in accordance with hotel and government Food Safety guidelines
  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the kitchens and ensures a high level of guest satisfaction
  • Ensuring that the kitchen work area is clean, organized and that the equipment is functional
  • Departmental payroll and administration is done including scheduling
  • Daily ordering of all food requirements for the department
  • Promoting teamwork between the kitchen and all other departments, especially food and beverage service employees
  • Responsible for ensuring every employee is working effectively and efficiently as well as improving employee morale and employee relations

Your experience and skills include:

  • Minimum 5 years cooking experience including experience in a fine dining restaurant 
  • Experience in a luxury hotel with comparable service and standards
  • Red Seal Certificate (Journeyman’s papers) or Recognized International Equivalent
  • Valid City of Toronto Food Handler Certificate required
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Aspires to become an Executive Chef with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
  • Must be an effective supervisor, trainer, administrator and team player with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must be innovative, detail oriented and quality conscious

Physical Aspects of Position (included but not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift.
  • Constant kneeling, pulling, pushing, lifting
  • Frequent ascending or descending ladders, stairs, and ramps
  • Lifting/pushing 50lbs

Your team and working environment:

For over 91 years, Fairmont Royal York has stood proudly as a Toronto landmark. When the hotel opened in 1929 it was the tallest building in the British Common Wealth and contained 1,048 rooms, a concert hall, library, extensive bakery, radio station and even a hospital. Today, this essential downtown landmark has completed a multi-million dollar transformation, reimagining its lobby, rooms, dining venues, event spaces, and Fairmont Gold – the property’s exclusive hotel within a hotel luxury experience. Another stunning chapter for Fairmont Royal York has begun. To learn more, click here.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

Note: Must already be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for the position


Sous Chef

Toronto, Canadá

A tiempo completo, Indefinido

Fecha de inicio:Lo antes posible

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