Sous Chef - Darya

  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

A refined yet earthy dining destination on the Halifax waterfront, Daryâ will offer a fresh, bright take on Mediterranean cooking. Paying tribute to the culinary traditions of Turkey, Greece, Israel and Lebanon, just to name a few, Daryâ’s menu will highlight a variety of flavours and textures—whether it’s a crunchy salad with a punchy vinaigrette or a slow-cooked lamb shoulder oozing with warmth and spice. Sharing and breaking bread among loved ones is at the core of Daryâ’s values, as its spirited, relaxed vibe will lend itself easily to indulgent family-style dining.

Job Description

  • Communicates the restaurant's vision to all team members and leads by example. Reinforces the 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 Freehand Hospitality; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **