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Sous Chef - Alberni

Reference ID: 551402
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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At Urban Fare, we're passionate about more than just great food...our team of food experts work together to provide a fabulous gourmet shopping and eating experience throughout our locations. We are currently looking for passionate Sous Chefs to join our team!

This role will be especially appealing to those who have heaps of enthusiasm and a willingness to provide great service – whether that means jumping in the help your team where needed or assisting on the line with lunch service.

On a daily basis you will:

  • Manage the food service staff and assist the Head Chef in managing the cooking staff
  • Oversee, train, motivate and lead team
  • Delegate tasks, schedule staff and order inventory
  • Food preparation and cooking
  • Be aware of the state of the restaurant and what is happening on the floor (customer lines ups, etc.)
  • Partner on the line to meet daily requirements and to further develop skills

What makes you a great candidate?

  • Previous experience managing people
  • Professional kitchen experience
  • A high standard of diligence for your work and a true passion for food
  • Enthusiasm for running a team and an understanding of how to lead, teach and direct team members
  • The ability to partner on the line to meet daily requirements and further develop your own skills

Why choose Urban Fare?

  • Competitive starting wage (time worked equals time paid)
  • Work in a fun, rewarding, and friendly team environment with flexible schedules including scheduled lunch breaks
  • Be a part of a unique urban-style grocery store offering gourmet foods and flavours
  • Employment training focused on practical skills and career options to help you achieve your goals
  • Opportunities for career advancement and internal promotion, not just within Urban Fare, but also throughout Overwaitea Food Group
  • Access to career development planning and online learning tools so you can grow with us
  • Scholarship opportunities for students

If you’re looking for a great opportunity to progress in your culinary career with a supportive organization, dedicated to providing you the skills and team guidance to succeed, apply online today.

Posted: September 29, 2016
Closes:November 28, 2016
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With elegantly designed departments and a selection of fresh, local, organic, and imported gourmet food, our 5 Urban Fare locations share a passion for gourmet! Urban Fare is...