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City/Ville Ridgetown
Province Ontario [ON]
Title/Titre Chef
Sector Chartwells [K-12 & Higher Education]
Unit University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus
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! Because we ‘live’ our values, Compass Group Canada was named to the 2012 Top 100 Employers list in Canada for the fourth consecutive year.


Chartwells serves educational institutions from Kindergarten through Grade 12, colleges and universities. Chartwells provides responsible, healthy-eating solutions and education to its customers.


Position Summary
Position: Chef
Location: Ridgetown, ON - University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus
  • We are currently seeking a Chef for the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus.

  • Oversee the kitchen operations in this college and responsible for the financial success of the busy kitchen operations.
  • Involve in all phases of food preparation, menu planning, development and cost controls.
  • Carry out food purchases and maintain proper inventory levels.
  • Responsible for staffing, scheduling and performing general administrative duties.
  • Ensure good client relationships are maintained and that the client is satisfied with the service and menu options we provide.
  • Participate in student food advisory meetings to address questions related to food services issues. 
  • Ensure strict compliance with Compass’ Quality Assurance and Health and Safety Program, Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS regulations.
  • Coordinate frequent workplace inspections and WHMIS training of all staff and promptly report any workplace accident or incident to head office.
Required: (please only apply if you meet all required qualifications):
  • Post secondary education in culinary or related studies
  • Red Seal designation preferred or equivalent years of experience
  • Three to four years of related food service management experience preferable in College and University environment
  • Sound knowledge of financial management including ability to control food and labour costs
  • Creative ability to apply current food items and presentations to food service operations
  • A strong motivator, mentor and leader
  • A very detail oriented individual and a strong team player
  • Good client relationship skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office in Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Related food service management experience in a large College, University or similar environment would be an asset
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 5473
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