Culinary Supervisor, RS

  • 15 York St, Toronto, ON M5J 0A3, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.  

MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential. 

We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team. 

Job Description

As part of our dynamic and knowledgeable culinary team, you will be responsible for supporting the team for execution of premium events, creating incredible food for our guests and clients. You will be involved in managing and operating the culinary department’s day to day operations. You will have ongoing awareness and responsiveness to guest and client satisfaction, while maintaining exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. As the ideal team member joining us, you are a creative thinker with innovative culinary ideas that will drive efficiency and improve business processes within the culinary department.


  • Lead execution of catering events and a la carte service only delivering the best possible and highest quality food to our clients and guests.
  • Order, maintain, transfer and ensure quality inventory of protein, produce, dry goods and cleaning supplies.
  • Provide hands-on support, training and direction to Kitchen Workers while on station to ensure final product, including meat, fish and sauce is presented/plated according to specifications laid out by the manager
  • Inventory management including counts, troubleshooting, and creating action plans to maintain and improve COGS.
  • Take direction from senior chefs and coach, train & manage your team of up to 30 daily.
  • Promote our internal Common Purpose and employee programs.
  • Taste test food for quality assurance under day duty responsibility
  • Responsible primarily for closing the kitchen and ensuring proper closing procedures are followed.
  • Report all equipment problems/maintenance concerns and food product discrepancies to the senior chefs.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe kitchen.
  • Ensure proper storage of all food ingredients in their respective areas, using proper rotation
  • Prioritize and organize tasks for speed and quality assurance
  • Contribute positively to a team focused environment and maintain a proactive and positive relationship with FOH.
  • Follow all MLSE Health & Safety policies and procedures and work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Note: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience.  We invite you to please share this with us in the "Message to the Hiring Manager" section of our online application. 

  • Minimum 1 year relevant supervisory experience
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required
  • POS and inventory system experience and asset
  • Ability to work well under pressure and take initiative in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A winning attitude

Learn about the culinary experience at MLSE here!

Additional Information

Apply by:  Oct 16, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected] Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.