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Pasta Chef

Toronto, Canada

Company Description

Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.  We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members.  If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining Oliver and Bonacini Restaurants.

Job Description

We are in the pursuit of a creative and talented Pasta Chef to join our growing team.  Do you have a passion for the art of making authentically prepared yet innovative pasta dishes? We are looking for a crafts-person like you with the culinary expertise to create pasta specials in a modern, innovative and classic style. This role offers you the opportunity develop your career and share your expertise with other industry professionals.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare authentic and creative pasta and risotto dishes while maintaining O&B’s quality standards
  • Strive to develop high quality, innovative and original pasta menu offerings for our guests
  • Train and develop other culinary team members on the art of pasta making
  • Assist with tasks from Sous Chef, Chef and/or General Manager
  • Develop and follow recipes, portion controls and presentation specification as set by the restaurant
  • Follow the FIFO method to maximize freshness
  • Assist in food inventory and control while properly receiving and storing delivered items
  • Clean food prep areas, equipment, utensils and strictly adhere to sanitation, food safety, hygiene, and other health and safety guidelines
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position as a pasta chef/cook
  • A passion for the craft of making pasta and a knack for inspired quality
  • Experience cooking long, short, and fresh noodle and risotto dishes
  • Culinary diploma/degree is an asset
  • Ability to take direction and work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Able to spend 100% of the time standing
  • Serve Safe certified

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **

No calls from recruiters please!