Specialist chef

Posted on May 15, 2024. Primary Region: Mississauga, ON

Ontario Golden Chefs Ltd O/A GoldenChefs, CakeGuys & IceGuys

Unit 17, 350 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, ON L4L 3K8
Woodbridge, ON

Company: Ontario Golden Chefs Ltd O/A GoldenChefs, CakeGuys & IceGuys

Business information: Ontario Golden Chefs Ltd. O/A GoldenChefs, CakeGuys & IceGuys is a company specialized with a range of products and services, from ice sculptures to edible carvings, from chocolate fountains to caramel fountains, from live waffle buffets to crepes suzette stations, from novelty cakes to wedding cakes and of course unique catering services for our valuable customers.

Business address: Unit 17, 350 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, ON L4L 3K8

Work Location: Same as above and other locations throughout the GTA area for any outside live and catering events.

Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

Create new recipes

Prepare and cook complete meals and specialty foods for events such as banquets

Instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food

Demonstrate new cooking/ice and food carving techniques and new equipment to cooking staff

Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities of several restaurants (GoldenChefs, CakeGuys & IceGuys)

Consult with clients regarding weddings, banquets and specialty functions

Supervise and support activities of sous-chefs, specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and carvers

Estimate food requirements and food and labour costs

Plan menus/orders and ensure food meets quality standards

Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs

Requisition food, kitchen supplies, carving materials, carving ice blocks, and other supplies needed for the events

Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory

Prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions

Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances

Train staff in preparation, cooking, carving and handling of food and carving materials

Carve fruits and vegetables into designs and bouquets

Complete ice carvings prepared by CNC/Lazer Machines

Support catering events with preparation, production and expedition

Conduct live carving and cooking demos

Conduct live sushi and sashimi stations

Manage and operate live food stations

Demonstrate new ice and food carving techniques and new equipment to clients & public (ie; WinterFests)

Plan and direct events, projects and activities happening at different locations as per client’s needs (GoldenChefs, CakeGuys & IceGuys)

Maintain Ice Block Makers, Carving Areas, Fridges and Freezers and manage Ice Blocks production in a timely and efficient manner


Education: Some secondary school is required.

Experience: A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial food preparation is required. In the event that the candidate does not have at least 3 years of experience, then the Cook’s trade certification is required.

Completion of one or some cooking-related courses is required.

Food and ice carving skills, and creative ability and talent are required.

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Sitting, Working under fluctuating temperature conditions (walk in fridges, freezers, etc.).

Personal suitability: Leadership, Efficient interpersonal skills, Excellent oral communication, Flexibility, Initiative, Organized, Reliability, Team player, Client focus, Accurate, Judgement.

Ability to supervise: 1-5 people

Weight handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Language: English is required.

Salary: $22.00 hourly, 39.5 – 44 Hours per week

Benefits: Disability insurance, gratuities, extended medical insurance benefits, group insurance benefits, life insurance benefits, RRSP benefits, pension plan benefits, vision care benefits and dental insurance will be provided. Transportation provided to and from work, as well as to and from the candidate’s home. We will also provide three meals per day.

Important Information: Employee will work from Wednesday to Thursday from 10:00 am – 03:30 pm and from Friday to Sunday from 03:30 pm – 12:00 am. Schedule may change according to business’s needs. Overtime and flexibility may be required. Employee is entitled to a 30-minute paid lunch break and two 15-minute unpaid healthy breaks.

Apply by e-mail to: info@goldenchef.ca

Unit 17, 350 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, ON L4L 3K8
Woodbridge, ON

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Ontario Golden Chefs Ltd O/A GoldenChefs, CakeGuys & IceGuys