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Sous Chef - Yaletown

Reference ID: 547678
Customer Service and Support
Restaurants and Food Service
Part 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 30, 2016
Closes:November 2, 2016
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