Head Chef/Manager

PAUL BAKERY CANADA - Vancouver, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Head Chef/Manager responsibilities at Paul Bakery include studying recipes, setting up menus and preparing high-quality dishes. Head Chef should be able to delegate tasks to kitchen staff to ensure meals are prepared in a timely manner, according to recipes, brand direction and food-safe regulations.

If you have experience with advanced cooking techniques and ingredients, we’d like to meet you.
Paul Bakery is opening its first Canadian location in Downtown Vancouver; therefore, Paul's head chef RESPONSIBILITIES are:

  • Setting up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives and pans
  • Arrange for repairs when necessary
  • Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
  • Maintain records of payroll and attendance
  • Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients, re-write recipes to include all potential hazard and allergic reactions
  • Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
  • Suggest menus that match the Vancouver market taste
  • Cook food in a timely manner
  • Delegate tasks to kitchen staff and train them to learn the recipes, procedures and food safety and COVID-19 specific measures
  • Inform wait staff about daily specials
  • Ensure appealing plate presentation
  • Supervise Cooks and assist as needed
  • Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)
  • Monitor food stock and place orders
  • Manage relationships with distributors and resolve issues with vendors promptly
  • Check freshness of food and discard out-of-date items
  • Cost control check of each and every recipe and ingredients
  • Pricing each menu item based on competitor pricing and cost analysis considering food and labour costs
  • Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients
  • Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-oworkers
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area
  • Create and inspect dishes before they arrive at the customers ensuring high quality and contentment


  • Proven work experience as a Chef or Cook
  • Exceptional proven ability of management
  • Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
  • Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment (e.g. grillers and pasta makers)
  • Advanced knowledge of culinary, baking and pastry techniques
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
  • Excellent time management abilities
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Familiarity with sanitation regulations and Credentials in health and safety training
  • Culinary school diploma preferred

*The COVID 19 Health Crisis has led us to take specific measures that intend to protect our employees and customers at all times. Paul Bakery Head chefs must follow these specific measures in addition to the usual food health and safety rules and should be able to ensure that everyone else in the kitchen is taking these measures seriously.

Reference ID: 1164-02

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent


  • Local Vancouver restaurant: 3 years (Required)
  • restaurant management : 2 years (Preferred)
  • working as kitchen chef or cook: 3 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19