Company Details

The Masthead Restaurant


Company:  The Masthead Restaurant

Business Location:  1701 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, BC  V0R 1N0

Position:  Sous Chef experienced in fine dining.  Working with the Executive Chef, this individual will be responsible to manage the back of house operations of our destination restaurant and must be a creative and experienced culinary professional.

Hours:  Full Time; 40 hours/week

Salary:  $25 – $27/hour, depending on experience


  • High school or GED equivalent
  • Formal Culinary Training is required
  • Minimum 2-5 years cooking experience in fine dining environment and experience in a culinary leadership role
  • Ability to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room employees, and guests
  • Ability to bend, stand, and stoop for long periods of time, and working long hours in hot conditions


  • Assist Executive Chef to manage all activities in the kitchen, including food preparation and production, and management and training of kitchen staff
  • Develop menus based on season and fresh product availability
  • Create daily specials and educate wait staff on ingredients to be communicated effectively to customers
  • Ensure efficient, cost-effective operation and profitability of food production
  • Supervise and inspect all preparation and cooking equipment on a regular basis to ensure that they are kept clean, sanitary, and in perfect operating order
  • Ensure that food products, presentation, and plating are of the highest quality, and are prepared to serve in a timely manner
  • Assure adherence to all standards of food quality, preparation, recipes, and presentation in conjunction with the specifications
  • Monitor holding and storage operations, stocking and food rotation, and guarantee food service sanitation standards are met
  • Assure kitchen personnel is trained in best cleanliness and sanitation practices
  • Order from suppliers

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Apply By Mail to:  The Masthead Restaurant, 1701 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, BC  V0R 1N0

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