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City/Ville Oshawa
Province Ontario [ON]
Title/Titre Chef Manager, Retail Food Services
Sector Morrison [Healthcare Dining Services]
About Us

Compass Group Canada is the leading food service and support services company in Canada with over 25,000 associates and $1.45 billion in revenues. Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent -- Great People, Great Service, Great Results!  


Morrison delivers food, nutrition and dining services to the health care and senior living markets. Morrison’s key expertise running hospitals and long-term care culinary programs enables its hospital partners to focus on their core competency - patient satisfaction. In addition to offering numerous nutritional food choices to patients, visitors and hospital employees, Morrison’s retail marketing creates innovative, cutting edge programs.


Position Summary Position: Assistant Manager, Retail Food Services
Location: Oshawa, ON
  • We have an immediate opening for a ChefManager with our Retail Food Service operations at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa.
  • We are looking for a results-oriented Chef Manager to take a proactive, hands-on role in managing our retail operations at a high profile healthcare facility. 
  • The Chef Manager role is a combination of hands-on production and preparation as well as management and administrative responsibilities
  • This position reports to the Manager and is responsible for overseeing retail units with approximately 15-20 associates.


With a “Can Do” attitude and a “Passion for Excellence”, the Chef Manager is responsible to:


  • Lead all phases of food preparation, menu planning and development, operational planning and expenditures, budgeting, costing and maintaining proper inventory levels handling all catering requests. 
  • Assist the Retail Manager in hiring, employee training, staff scheduling, associate supervising, as well as addressing and resolving employee relation issues. 
  • The successful candidate participates in client meetings with the Manager to any address questions related to food services issues. 
  • Ensure positive client relationships and satisfaction
  • The position will ensure the unit has strict compliance of the Compass Quality Assurance and Health and Safety Program, Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS regulations. 
  • You will ensure HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) standards are followed in the food preparation process.


  • The operation runs 7 days per week, evenings and rotating weekends are required.
Required: (please only apply if you meet all required qualifications):
  • Great Attitude!
  • Formal culinary training plus a minimum of 3 to 5 years related management experience in a fast-paced branded food service environment
  • Strong supervisory skills, capable of motivating, leading and developing associates
  • Sound knowledge of financial management including ability to control food and labour costs
  • Creative ability to apply current QSR food items and presentations to food service operations
  • Hard working, results-oriented & hands-on team player
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Willing to accommodate flexible work schedule (evening and weekend work may be required)
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with changing work priorities  
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel etc.)


  • Red Seal Chef Certificate or equivalent is preferred
Thank you for your interest in a career with Compass Group!
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Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will consider your resume for additional opportunities.
Compass Group Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive work environment where all employees are treated fairly.
Job ID 5591
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