Executive Chef

  • Full Time
  • Truro, NS
  • October 11, 2019

Best Western Glengarry

Hotel and Convention Centre

Job Start Date: available immediately

The Best Western Glengarry is committed to providing an exceptional guest experience through quality, well-trained staff, and impeccable customer service.  We strive to create long-term relationships with our guests and aim to be the top choice for hotel accommodations, dining and conventions in Colchester County.

We have an immediate opening for an Executive Chef offering $50 – 55,000 per annum dependant on experience, as well as a comprehensive benefit package upon completing 6 months of employ.  We are proud to offer a welcoming and safe work environment for all and promote a culture of acceptance and diversity.

As Executive Chef, you are fully responsible for enhancing the reputation of the hotel through the production of excellent quality food, and the development of a high-quality food services team. An Executive Chef will oversee the operational management of the kitchen team ensuring excellent customer service is delivered to both our external and internal customers.  This job entails working in a fast pace environment preparing safe food in accordance with Canadian guidelines, maintaining a consistent workflow.  As the Chef you will be primarily responsible for supervising and assisting in the preparation of all food items and ensure the cleanliness and safety of the kitchen, minimize waste, and optimize cost/production ratio.  You must also ensure that all meals coming from the kitchen are well prepared with regard to quality, consistency, eye appeal, taste and food cost. This is to be achieved by delegating the workload throughout the kitchen.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A Culinary Journeyman papers from an accredited institution preferred;
  • Serve Safe or other recognized Food Safety Certificate
  • Minimum two years experience in a leadership role in foodservices; management experience preferred
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests
  • Achieve a high standard of presentation and great attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
Salary Range: 50-55,000 per annum
    Salary Includes:
  • Benefits
  • Additional Compensation
    Essential Skills:
  • Reading
  • Working with Others
  • Document Use
  • Communications Skills
  • Numeracy
  • Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Continuous Learning
  • Computer Skills
    Soft Skills:
  • Motivation
  • Attitude
  • Accountability
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Presentation
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability
  • Confidence
How to Apply:

Passionate about the hospitality industry? Come and join our team at the Glengarry!  Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@bwglengarry.com

Nova Scotia Works

Futureworx is now a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre. We help job seekers and employers navigate a range of programs – from career planning, job searches and on-the-job development to recruitment, planning and HR support.

Employability Skills Assessment Tool

The Employability Skills Assessment Tool (ESAT) provides a framework and quantitative assessment methodology for the development of nine employability skills: motivation, attitude, accountability, time management, stress management, presentation, teamwork, adaptability and confidence.

17 hours ago

Futureworx

Attention job seekers, employees, or employers in HRM: We are offering an opportunity for you to become a Mental Health First Aider!

This offering is open to the public and being held at our Burnside location.

Limited spaces are available. Check out the flyer for more information on how to register.

#MentalHealthAwareness #MentalHealth #Engage #Educate
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

18 hours ago

Futureworx

We offer an expansive range of employment, educational, and training programs, as well as, business, corporate and customized services that innovatively respond to the needs of our communities.

With a goal to “help people reach their potential” Futureworx activities centre around four pillars – Engage, Inspire, Educate and Innovate.

#JobSkills #Employment #Industry #Engage #Inspire #Educate #Innovate #IntegratedProgramModel
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 days ago

Futureworx

Great information being shared at our Nova Scotia Works Centre in Elmsdale this morning on the hot top of Succession Planning.

Jordi Morgan, VP of Canadian Federation of Independent Business addressed “Getting the Transition Right”.

We also had panel experts available to discuss legalities, financials, staff retention and development.

#SuccessionPlanning #FutureLeaders #TransitionRight #EmployerEngagement
#EastHants #Elmsdale
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 days ago

Futureworx
View on Facebook

We're hiring!

We are in search of an Instructor for a Restaurantworx Program in Antigonish.
#Futureworx #Chef #Instructor

Our Employer Engagement Specialist - Erin Barclay will also be in attendance joining the #PartnersInBusiness: Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce, Truro & Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity and CBDC -... https://t.co/Wix7AG240c

With recent news of Tarkett closing their Truro manufacturing site, most social media platforms have been buzzing with news and press releases from local businesses expressing their shock and... https://t.co/b19p79RhAl

Check out this Job Fair happening next week in New Glasgow. Being hosted by our colleagues at the Career Connections - Nova Scotia Works Pictou County https://t.co/souifHyiGa

To those affected by the recent news of Tandus’ closure in Truro, check out this message from Stanfield's. https://t.co/1xTzU1chvt

Load More...

NSW Offices:
Truro - 902-893-6859
Elmsdale - 902-883-7010
Tatamagouche - 902-657-0180

Head Office:
14 Court Street, Suite 305
Truro, NS B2N 3H7

Tel: 902-843-4290
Fax: 902-843-4294

Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm