Edmonton, AB CAN
Full-Time - Sous Chef
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton AB, CAN
Req ID: 2021-167937

What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.

 

Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

Responsibilities
  • Provide a high level of customer service and promote a restaurant style dining atmosphere.
  • Work closely with the Executive Chef and/or Executive Director to keep residents satisfied with food and dining programs.
  • In the absence of the Executive Chef, oversee the staff and daily operation of the kitchen ensuring high standards for food preparation and service.
  • Assign tasks, coach, train and develop kitchen staff as requested by the Executive Chef.
  • Creat a strong sense of team work and cooperation among all staff.
  • Ensure that all food is received, stored, and prepared according to Company standards.
  • Maintain kitchen and food storage and preparation areas in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition at all times.
  • Responsible for the overall food quality and presentation of meals according to established recipes and approved menus.
  • Assist the Executive Chef with management of the budget for items such as linen, table setting supplies, uniforms, payroll, and special events.
  • Assist Executive Chef in menu planning and development based on resident likes and dislikes.
  • Adhere to and train staff on standard food safety practices.
  • Assist with planning, preparation, and execution of special events, banquets, and theme meals.
  • When applicable acquaint new residents with menus, seating, and dining options and hours.
  • Attend and/or Conduct Pre-Meal stand up for all dining and kitchen staff.
  • Document temperatures of food prior to service, refrigeration and freezer temperatures.
  • Prepare and ensure snacks and beverages are available to residents at all times.
  • Assist with keeping kitchen floors clean (sweeps and mops) and trash emptied.
  • Assist with the transportation and storage of food and supplies.
  • Operate and Maintain kitchen equipment in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • Assist Executive Chef with in-services.
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Communicate effectively in English with employees and residents, as well as read and write English.
  • Basic mathematical skills to accurately calculate food purchasing and adhere to set budgets.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality.
  • Culinary Training preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience as a lead cook or chef in a hospitality or healthcare environment.
  • Serve Safe Certification.
  • Able to read and follow recipes and printed production guides, cleaning schedules, and logs.
  • Knowledge of food handling, preparation, cooking and service.
  • Able to build positive and strong relationships with employees, coworkers and residents.
  • Focused and dedicated to provide excellent customer service.
  • Able to work in a demanding environment and juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Accept direction from superiors or other experienced staff.
  • Share job knowledge or resident information with others as needed.
  • Give and welcome feedback.
  • Must demonstrate high standards of ethics and personal accountability.
  • Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal requirements.
Hiring Step 1
It’s Easy to Apply Online
Select the “Apply Now” button on the job that interests you. Plan on taking 5-10 minutes to complete the application and select “Submit” when done – you’ll receive a confirmation email shortly thereafter. Keep your login and password handy as you’ll need it throughout the hiring process.
Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions – proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton AB, CAN
Req ID: 2021-167937

Benefits for Working at Atria Retirement Canada

Competitive Pay

Paid Holidays & PTO

Comprehensive Health Plans

Career Advancement Opportunities

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Loyalty Rewards Program

Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

Rewards & Recognition

Learn more about the many ways Atria celebrates employee achievements and rewards outstanding performance.

Health & Safety

Whether providing protection from flu, COVID-19 or natural disasters, we make safety a priority for both residents and staff.

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