Sous Chef

  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

A new addition to the East Coast, Freehand Hospitality is currently developing several unique chef-driven concepts in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. Launching throughout 2021 and 2022, our diverse portfolio of restaurants and bars will showcase a wide array of cooking styles—from upscale Maritime dining to casual Latin fare. Merging together globally inspired techniques with treasured Atlantic Canadian ingredients, along with warm and genuine hospitality, we are excited to contribute to the future of the region’s vibrant culinary scene—one bite at a time.

Job Description

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Drive and takes initiative
  • Exceptional communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Performs well in a performance based culture
  • Very hands on approach and motivates others by setting the example

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Oliver & Bonacini Hopsitality; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **