Kitchen Manager/Chef
Casual Dining
BC - British Columbia, VANCOUVER


Located in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Gastown this Vancouver institution is known for it’s Irish inspired food and entertainment offerings. This gastropub is both a local favourite and popular tourist destination, offering a unique pub experience by day and a lively entertainment venue by night! They seek a Kitchen Manager/Chef with progressive leadership skills who brings solid Back of House operational skills, with a great understanding of the numbers, a proven record of controlling costs and labour and the ability to attract, train and retain great employees to ensure success in the kitchen. If you have 3-5 years management experience, can execute to standards, possess boundless energy and the ability to build and manage great BOH teams this is a great opportunity with a recognized brand.

Contact Jeremy Atkins at 604.268.6202 x9 or submit your resume in confidence below.


  • Responsible for motivating, developing and coaching the culinary team
  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen team and food production
  • Responsible for supporting culinary financial metrics (labour, food cost, inventory)
  • Participate in menu pricing strategy, brand positioning and make adjustments based on seasonal changes, ingredient cost and sales mix- east
  • Support with the development of standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation and leads implementation and training
  • Set standards, document and follow up with team to maintain a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment
  • Conduct inventory and ensures par levels are maintained
  • Inspect deliveries, ensuring quality is to satisfaction and store properly 
  • Lead the team with a positive and "guest first" approach
  • Carry out on-going training to the high standards
  • Maintain a standard process for menu and recipe changes
  • Support a culture that minimizes waste
  • Assist with recruitment of new culinary team members and maintaining staffing needs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in a similar role managing a culinary team of a high volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Skilled with management of inventory, food cost, labour, variable costs, etc
  • Proven leadership skills - people development and motivation and policy and procedure management, time management, problem solving/decision making
  • Excellent attention to detail with a passion for providing Positive Shareable Experiences.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully interact with employees
  • Professional communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proficient with computer systems including POS, Excel, Word, e-mail
  • A proven track record for making significant contributions to a growing business
  • Ability to maneuver in an evolving environment and adjust to changing priorities
  • Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism (i.e. punctuality, commitment to the job, well-groomed, mannerly, great teamwork etc.)
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50LBS
  • Be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time and ability to walk up and down stairs throughout shift

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