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Head Chef

Company: Hotel Kenney Resort
Wage Comments: To Be Negotiated
Date Posted: April 17, 2013
Closing Date: April 30, 2013
Position is: FT
How To Apply:
Apply to the General Manager by email at
Job Description:

We are a full service seasonal resort on Whitefish Lake at Jones Falls Locks on the Rideau Canal UNESCO site in Eastern ON.  This is a full time seasonal position beginning at the end of April until the end of October.  We have a 66 seat dining room at our resort using a dail set, fixed price menu system. We prefer to use local seasonal ingredients in our food preparation and presentation.  We have good relationships with farmers and other local producers.  If you enjoy impressing people with simple yet delicious meals and pride yourself in your consistency, then you will enjoy working here.

If you are a creative and resourceful individual who enjoys a relaxed team environment, this is a great opportunity to establish or enhance your reputation.  If you enjoy the outdoors, like to kayak, canoe or fish, this is the perfect place for you.

You will be expected to do the following:

  • Estimate food requirements, food and labour costs
  • Requisition foood and kitchen supplies, arrange for equipment purchases and repairs in conjunction with General Manager
  • Implement and reinforce current health and safety standards
  • Recruit and hire necessary vacancies in kitchen staff including Sous Chef
  • Prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions
  • Supervise activities of Sous Chefs, Cooks and other Kitchen staff
  • Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activiites
  • Instruct Cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Consult with clients regarding weddings, banquets, and group functions
  • Plan menus, create new recipes, and ensure food meets quality standards 

Work Site Location:
59 Kenney Road Jones Falls, ON
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
You will be expected to work 5 days per week. Salary is negotiable depending on education, working background, experience and professional references.

Other Job Requirements:
Transportation Required
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