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Are you ready to take the next big step in your culinary career? Four Seasons Hotel Toronto is looking for an Executive Sous Chef who shares our passion for food and cooking and is willing to learn from and contribute to our culinary team. The Executive Sous Chef will be a key leader of a dynamic culinary team providing memorable culinary experiences to our guests. This position reports to the Director of Food and Beverage.
The Executive Sous Chef forms part of the Food and Beverage leadership team who collectively make key strategic and operational decisions for the Food and Beverage operation within the Hotel or Resort. The Executive Sous Chef ensures the smooth running of the kitchen department, maintaining the Four Seasons quality of product and service to all outlets including the Employee Restaurant. The Executive Sous Chef will oversee all aspects of the several Kitchen operations including menu planning, food costs, banquet events, hygiene and sanitation, recruitment, retention and development of chefs within the kitchen department.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
We are looking for individuals who have a solid knowledge of food and beverage and a proven track record of Kitchen Management within the hotel/restaurant industry. This individual should possess creativity and flair and the ability to provide both guidance and strong leadership to others and should also be able to evidence good business acumen and a strong work ethic.
Applicants are required to have seven to ten years of operational kitchen experience with a diversity of culinary experience and a proven track record in fine dining. Management experience is required and a culinary qualification is desired. Attendance for training and special events is required.
What to expect
ABOUT FOUR SEASONS HOTELS & RESORTS
- Employee Travel Program that includes complimentary room nights & employee experience rates at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts with discounted meals and other services at each location
- Excellent Training and Development opportunities
- Educational assistance, access to E-Cornell University online courses at discounted pricing as well as in-house training workshops for line and management employees.
- Complimentary Employee Meals
- Complimentary dry cleaning of business clothes
- A robust extended flex benefit plan, including medical, HCSA, dental, vision, life insurance, DPSP/RRSP and paid time off.
Four Seasons is dedicated to perfecting the travel experience through continual innovation and the highest standards of hospitality. The deeply instilled Four Seasons culture is personified by its employees – people who share a single focus and are inspired to offer great service. At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating every one we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us, discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.Learn more about what it’s like to work for Four Seasons:
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We look forward to receiving your application!Canadian work authorization is required unless candidate is currently in a managerial position at a Four Seasons location. Current Four Seasons managers may qualify for a work permit sponsorship.
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