Chef de Cuisine

City: Toronto, Ontario


Position: Chef de Cuisine

Company: Patois Restaurant

Location: 794 Dundas Street W
Toronto, ON M6J 1V1

Patois Restaurant is an Asian-Caribbean fusion restaurant looking for an experienced Chef de Cuisine to start immediately. The individual will be responsible for overseeing all back of house operations, including independently managing 6 kitchen staff.

Main responsibilities and duties of the position include:

• Planning and directing the preparation of Asian-Caribbean fusion cuisine;
• Coordinating menu planning activities such as product and recipe testing;
• Developing recipes and portion specifications based on established procedures, ease of preparation, and budgetary requirements;
• Recruiting, hiring, and training kitchen staff on proper kitchen procedures;
• Supervising kitchen staff to ensure high quality food preparation in accordance with menus and procedure;
• Managing the staff work and cleaning schedules;
• Taking inventory and estimating food requirements in a way that minimizes food waste;
• Ordering all ingredients and kitchen supplies as needed;
• Sourcing new ingredients;
• Responding to customer comments and complaints;
• Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations; and
• Communicating regularly with the restaurant owner.

Specialized skills and qualifications required for this position:

• Extensive experience cooking Caribbean cuisine;
• Experience cooking Asian cuisine;
• Experience planning menus;
• Experience creating new dishes;
• Experience operating a rotisserie chicken machine; and
• Experience in an active management role overseeing staff.

This is a permanent full-time position (44 hours/week) with an annual salary of $50,000.00 plus gratuities and health and dental benefits. The language of work will be English.

To apply please send your application to with the position title in the subject line. Please provide your resume and a minimum of 2 references upon submission. Applicants who do not submit a resume will not be considered.

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