Sous Chef

Toronto, ON

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Job type

Full time Category Cook & Chef

Employer: Akira Back

Position: Sous Chef

Terms of Employment: Permanent / Full Time

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Hours of Work: 40 hours/week

Language: English

Benefits: Eligible for discretionary bonuses and increases in salary. Eligible for extended medical insurance.

Salary: $52,000 to $55,000





·         Execute an upscale authentic regional Michelin inspired modern Japanese/ Korean menu

·         Expertly cutting, slicing, and filleting different types of fish.

·         Inspecting the quality of fruits, vegetables, and fish used to prepare sushi dishes and informing the Executive Chef when quality is sub-standard.

·         Preparing various types of sushi dishes according to established guidelines on quality, portion size, presentation, and food safety.

·         Maintaining a clean work environment in order to prevent food contamination.

·         Regularly taking inventory of food supplies and other products.

·         Reporting any problems with kitchen equipment to the manager on duty.

·         Sterilizing all utensils, instruments, and equipment used in sushi preparation before every use.

·         Communicating with wait staff to ensure that special requests and food allergy considerations are met



·         Secondary School is required

·         2-3 years of experience as a chef/sous chef is required;

·         Experience at a modern Japanese restaurant is required:

·         As per business requirements – Flexibility required with significant time investment during periods of heavy business demand;

·         Requires mental stamina and acuity

·         Positive attitude and inherent coach for the team

·         Trouble shooting when service issues arise

·         Ability to apply pressure when needed

·         Long periods of standing and walking

·         Repetitive use of hands, dexterity, bending down.  

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