Job Details

    Job Title : Head Chef
    Company Name : Silver Star Mountain Resort
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Vernon, BC
    Post Date : 2019-06-07
    Close Date : 2019-10-10
    How To Apply: To Apply: To those interested please email your resume to

    Description :

    SilverStar Mountain Resort is looking for four Full-Time Head Chefs (NOC 6321) to join our team! This is a full-time, permanent position with 40 hours per week, $20/hour. Medical/dental benefits offered after 3 months working. Pension benefits available for Canadian citizens.

    The Head Chef works under the direction of the SilverStar Executive Chef. The Head Chef is responsible for ordering and costing of all menu items, training and developing a staff of 10+ chefs/cooks/dishwashers. The Chef’s focus is to produce proud Canadian local pub fair with guest experience as a top priority. Maintaining cost of goods sold and keeping track of wage to revenue are other key factors. The Chef must be able to work 10-12hr days during peak business times as the leader in the kitchen. The Chef must comply with all health and safety regulations by ensuring adherence to sanitary and safe food handling guidelines at all times. The Chef will also be responsible for creating daily and weekly specials, menu development and overall quality of SilverStar restaurants and catering events they are assigned to.

    Job Description:

    l Coach and provide leadership to all of the kitchen team. 

    l Ensure consistent food preparation and the highest caliber of food presentation, taking advantage of all opportunities to improve upon both, and ensuring communication to the kitchen staff.

    l Recruit along with the Executive Chef, F&B Manager and HR Director.  Develop relationships with other business in the valley for job share opportunities.

    l Strong and effective communication with all departments specifically other Restaurants, groups and Catering. Being a leader for new seasonal chefs in other restaurants

    l Ensure cleanliness and hygiene is maintained in the various kitchen areas including refrigerators and storerooms and that food products are rotated to ensure high standards of freshness.  Limiting wastage to ensure COG’s (cost of goods) targets are met.  

    l Provide input for menus -- creating, developing, and recommending recipes for the use of other staff -- to create a consistent and quality food product.

    l Order an inventory of food products for the preparation and operation, of an efficiently run kitchen ensuring to both eliminate outages or shorts and participate in any opportunities to minimize inventory levels, minimizing capital while ensuring clients' expectations are exceeded.

    l Create, implement and maintain department objectives and ensure they are met and exceeded.

    l Ensure that the morale of the kitchen staff is maintained by practicing positive strategies to motivate staff, encourage self-esteem and efficiency.

    l Coach and mentor new staff to ensure skills of team meet expectations for food quality, portions, and presentation.  

    l Be the restaurant face for the kitchen and make an effort to talk with guests when time permits.  

    l Strive to uphold a safe working environment and be Health and Safety conscious and actively involved in maintaining and improving a safe work environment. Ensure maintenance requests, incident reports and incident investigations are submitted and followed up with.

    l Prepare weekly staff schedules, and monitor staffing levels in conjunction with determined budgets.

    l Seek opportunities to increase food revenue, decrease kitchen expenses and maximize departmental productivity without compromising our clients' satisfaction.

    l Oversee food deliveries to ensure the products have been delivered and stored according to the standards set by provincial health regulations.

    l Ensure the proper use of scales and measurements in all recipes, portioning, and food production by both yourself and the staff under your direct supervision.

    Job Requirements:

    • Post-secondary education in culinary arts or restaurant and hotel management, or related.
    • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a Chef position in a mid to upscale environment. Previous kitchen supervisory experience required.
    • Financial management skills, e.g., ability to understand and manage COG’s, operating budgets, forecasting, and scheduling
    • Language in the workplace is English

    Working Conditions:

    • Ability to lift 50 lbs required and stand for long hours.
    • Overtime as required.


    Job Location:

    123 Shortt Street, Silver Star Mountain, BC V1B 3M1

    To Apply:

    To those interested please email your resume to


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