Sous Chef - R&D

  • Toronto, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

MasterChef Canada Season 1 Winner Eric Chong and Michelin-starred Chef Alvin Leung have teamed up to create a new and unique dining experience. R&D serves modern Asian tapas developed by both chefs and is located at 241 Spadina Avenue

Job Description

Our Sous Chefs have a proven track record of cooking in a demanding environment as well as experience in recruiting, training, development and overall management of their cooks. Our Sous Chefs are hands on with cooking and managing their teams.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicates the restaurant's vision to all team members and leads by example. Reinforces the O&B values daily and inspires the team with his/her exciting vision for the restaurant's future.
  • Consistently monitors kitchen operations and cleanliness.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with team members and front of house management alike.
  • Follows proper ordering, inventory and receiving procedures.
  • Shows leadership in creating a culture that revolves around the experience and enjoyment of food and cooking.
  • Demonstrates high personal integrity, business ethics and takes every opportunity to promote the restaurant.
  • Conducts recruitment and selection, training and development initiatives as well as performance management and employee coaching.
  • Uses conflict/resolution and problem solving skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 2-3 years of previous Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine experience in a similar environment.
  • Passion for food & culinary excellence.
  • High level of integrity, discipline and vision.
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships; strong team leadership and interpersonal skills. 
  • Reputation for paying fanatical attention to detail. 
  • Exceptional communication skills with all levels of the organization. 
  • Thrives in a performance based culture. 
  • Very hands on approach and motivates others by setting the example.

Additional Information

Compensation Package Includes: base salary, gratuities, opportunity for bonus, uniform allowance, dining allowance