Head Chef – Elk Lake Eco Centre – Elk Lake, Northern Ontario

Situated in the heartland of Northern Ontario, the Elk Lake Eco Centre is a landmark facility started by the community in 2001. The Elk Lake Eco Centre is an equal opportunity employer that encourages employees to reach out and participate in the development of the surrounding community.

The Eco Centre is currently looking for a Full-Time Head Culinary Chef to manage and grow our kitchen and catering services. We are strong believers in farm to table and always go the extra mile to ensure we are buying directly from farmers. The ideal candidate will love northern Ontario, be passionate about great local food, be a skilled teacher and have the resourcefulness to help broaden the Eco Centre’s fantastic reputation for great local food.

Job Description:

The Head Culinary Chef is in charge of running a high quality kitchen with a locally sourced menu items. Ensure that sanitation and safety standards are observed and comply with local regulations and ensure that the food service establishment runs efficiently and profitably.
Seeks partnerships with local farmers.
Supervise apprentice cooks when required.
Prepare food daily accordingly to client expectations, set daily breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets menus, consult with clients, change menus seasonally, prepare cost estimates, assist with setting work schedules, ordering and manage inventories, develop signature recipes, plan culinary retreats and engage with clients.
Develop Temiskaming signature recipes, menus and culinary workshops;

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required:

Candidates should possess a wealth of culinary and management knowledge typically gained through an accredited college or university program, have a minimum of 5 years kitchen and catering experience.
Applicants with a Red Seal Certification are encouraged to apply.

Strong organizational and communication skills
Ability to work under strict deadlines
The ability to work independently or in a team
Has an outgoing, calm personality
Did I mention Loves Northern Ontario?

Salary $42, 000 to $50,000 per annum

Accomodation assistance available, paid Contininuing education,
Company Cell Phone, And the oppurtunity to live and play in a beautiful place on earth.

If you are interested in joining the Elk Lake Eco Centre team please forward your resume in confidence to Shawn:

Email: gm@elklakeeco.com
Fax: 1-705.678.2433
http://www.elklakeeco.com

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