Sous Chef

Toronto, ON

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Full time Category Cook & Chef

The newest addition to the Gusto 54 Restaurant Group is an exciting and fresh Jamaican restaurant, Chubby's Jamaican Kitchen. We are bringing a taste of Jamaica to Toronto by providing authentic Jamaican Cuisine with modern twists in a fun and inviting environment.

Gusto 54 Restaurant Group is an expanding company. We strive to surround ourselves with passionate people who love food and want to grow with a thriving business. The right person for this role will be passionate about creating memorable experiences and an expert in Jamaican Cuisine. They will have hospitality in their blood and will always strive to maintain impeccable standards of service.


We believe that our kitchens are only as good as their leadership team. In the role of Sous Chef, your primary objective is to support the Chef de Cuisine, and lead the kitchen in his/her absence to the same standards of execution. A Sous Chef must be a creative person with a passion for amazing food, who has strong technical and leadership skills to match.

The Scope of the Role and Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Promotes Guest Satisfaction by ensuring all food is executed to standard 
  • Coaches employees on traditional Jamaican cooking techniques 
  • Meets food cost target through maintaining inventory and ordering systems 
  • Support Executive Chef in Menu development 
  • Trains all cooks on the proper and consistent execution of all dishes 
  • Maintaining a spotlessly clean kitchen and back of house 
  • Adhering to all food handling and health & safety procedures 
  • Maintenance of equipment and building, scheduling repairs as needed 
  • Review and evaluate vendor/supplier pricing on regular basis 
  • Implement plans and corrective actions to address any inventory variances 
  • Manage labour cost through scheduling 
  • Conducting Line Checks and Pre-shift meetings prior to service 
  • Fostering an atmosphere of hard work, discipline, respectful communication, cooperation and positivity amongst all staff 
  • Demonstrating high level of self-discipline in work habits, work quality, and the pursuit of new professional knowledge & skills 
  • Commit to permanent, full time hours of 40 hours per week

  • 3 + Years Sous Chef/Chef/Executive Chef prior experience 
  • Expertise in Techniques of Jamaican Cooking and Cuisine 
  • Solid technical culinary foundation 
  • Strong Leadership and Communication skills 
  • Valid Food Handlers Certification

What We Offer

  • Annual Salary of $55,000
  • A comprehensive health insurance and wellness benefits program 
  • 24-7 access to a health concierge and discounted memberships to wellness-driven products 
  • Discounted dining privileges at all of our restaurants 
  • Consistent schedule and safe, positive work environment 
  • Access to regular training and development programming

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