Job Details

Location: Malone's Social Lounge and Taphouse

Employment Type: Full time

The Cambie Malone's Group is looking for a Head Chef to join our management team who will organize and oversee the kitchen's activities at two locations; Malone's Social Lounge & Tap house and Chihuahua's Mexican Grill. You will be the first in command in the Back of House department, reporting directly to the Director of Operations to plan, improve and execute business strategies. 

Head Chef Responsibilities Include:
• Controlling and directing the food preparation processes and any other relative activities in Malone's Social Lounge and Tap house and Chihuahua's Mexican Grill
• Developing and updating food menus with new existing creations ensuring the variety and quality of different options
• Managing staff scheduling and labor figures 
• Managing ordering, wastage, and cost of goods figures 
• Hiring and training new staff in the BOH department 
• Working closely with the Marketing Department to execute marketing strategies in relation to our food operations 
• Working closely with the Human Resources Department to ensure staff recruitment, training and retention strategies are executed as planned
• Working closely with the General Manager to ensure FOH and BOH operations work in harmony 
• Foster our current climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers

• Proven experience as Head Chef or equivalent role
• Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
• Ability to delegate responsibilities and monitor progress
• Outstanding communication and leadership skills
• Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
• Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
• Credentials in health and safety training
• Degree in Culinary science or related certificate is an asset 

Why work with us: 
• You will get to work with a team of motivated professionals from different departments within the group, to reach a common goal. Your targets and goals will be clearly laid out to you before each financial period. 
• We promote a work-life balance philosophy, what that means is you will get to enjoy work as much as you will enjoy your personal time. 
• Our management team is always encouraged to develop and grow within their department. We will support your career growth and development whenever appropriate. 
• A large group of hospitality locations means plenty of career advancements and new roles are available to the right candidate.
• In addition, you will be supported by our Marketing, Human Resources, Operations and Maintenance teams so you can focus on achieving excellence in the kitchen operations.

Malone's Social Lounge and Taphouse was established in 1998. We take pride in offering one of the biggest, best and freshest craft beer selections in Vancouver and indeed Canada. With our in-house Cicerone, we are on the pulse of what's new, delicious and trending. Our 38 taps are cleaned regularly to keep the standard of beer at its highest quality and it lets our guests taste the beer how it's supposed to be tasted.
Alongside our craft beer, we serve the best pub fare that's designed, we offer a delicious food menu that complements our ice cold craft beer.

Chihuahua's Mexican Grill is a unique space with amazing food and drinks offerings, its a fun colourful room thats designed for fast lunch service during the day and a sit down service model at night. 

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