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Chef

Located on the Atlantic side of the Cabot Trail, Cabot Shores is a second home to guests from all over the world. We offer a range of traditional and unique accommodations, outdoor adventures, wellness services, cultural activities and serve nutritious meals in our Bistro. We emphasize garden-to-table practices and sourcing of local seafood. All our dishes are made from scratch. Join our team of hardworking, fun-loving staff and spend your time in a beautiful setting, enjoying activities onsite such as meditation, Qi Gong, kayaking, hiking, swimming, music jams, and more.

Duties include:
- Purchase food and supplies from vendors approved by the company and monitor inventory
- Develop menus and item pricing
- Ensure safety and sanitation practices in the kitchen
- Stay current on restaurant industry trends
- Identify new culinary techniques and presentations
- Assist kitchen staff with food prep and recipe creation
- Follow the budget established by the owners

Requirements:
- 5+ years’ experience as a Chef in a full-service restaurant or equivalent setting
- Excellent communication and organization skills
- Able to work in a fast-paced but friendly environment
- Dedicated to food quality and control
- Strong knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation standards
- Thorough knowledge and experience of seafood/fish, meat/chicken, vegetarian/vegan cooking
- Experience in cooking meals a la carte for 10-60 people and for groups (10-50+ people)
- Enjoy being in a rural area of Cape Breton
- Interest in using fresh ingredients from local suppliers (fruit & vegetables)
- Skills in butchering
- Facility at accurate management and tracking of food and labor costs, as well as attention to running a profitable line of business

General information:
- Full time / Part Time
- Hourly wage or Salary (depends on experience) plus shared tips
- Some staff housing available (inquire)

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