River Cree Resort

Sous Chef- Tap 25

3 months ago
Full Time


A structured Sous Chef role is critical to the success of the River Cree Resort & Casino.  The primary purpose of the Sous Chef at Tap25 is to assist the Chef in all details of the River Cree Resort & Casino Kitchen operations.


Manages kitchen operations and staff on a daily basis to ensure a consistent, high quality food product.  Areas of responsibility comprise overseeing food preparation area of incumbent’s specific kitchen.  As a supervisor, directs and works with the food and beverage management team and associates to successfully execute all kitchen operations; strives to continually improve guest and associate satisfaction and maximize the financial performance in areas of responsibility.

  • Ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
  • Actively involved in training kitchen associates on the fundamentals of good cooking and excellent plate presentations.
  • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards and ensures compliance with all local, provincial and federal regulations.
  • Knows Food Specification changes.
  • Understands and maintains all standard recipes on the ChefTec software.
  • Calculates accurate theoretical and weighted food costs.
  • Estimates daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.
  • Maintains procedures for food & beverage portion and waste controls.
  • Understands and communicates to staff the operating and maintenance procedures of all departmental equipment.
  • Coordinates with the Engineering Department and manages an effective kitchen equipment repair and maintenance program.
  • Ensures uniforms are properly inventoried and maintained.
  • Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
  • Interacts with guests/customers, community, Company representatives, vendors and local education systems.
  • Ensures all associates understand and comply with loss prevention policies to prevent accidents and control costs.
  • Effectively investigates reports and follows-up on associate accidents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.


  • Culinary Education required; Red Seal or equivalent training/experience

  • 5 years Food and Beverage culinary management experience with demonstrated leadership

  • Experience successfully handling a diverse group of associates

  • Excellent culinary skills; possesses the ability to perform all functions in the culinary operation

  • Extensive knowledge of food handling and sanitation standards

  • Experience with purchasing and maintaining kitchen equipment

  • Effective decision making skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to acquire and maintain relationships e.g. associates, customers, vendors

  • Strong customer and associate relation skills

  • Good communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)

  • Strong organization skills

  • Ability to use standard software applications

  • Effective conflict management skills

  • Effective change management skills

  • Good training/facilitator skills

  • Knowledge of purchasing, inventory controls, supplies and equipment

  • Knowledge of governmental and safety regulations


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