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City White Rock
Province British Columbia [BC]
Store 2235 - White Rock
Title Kitchen Manager
Status Full Time
Permanent or Temporary Permanent
Program Agenda The Overwaitea Food Group is a dynamic member of the Jim Pattison Group of companies. Located in Langley, BC, we support over 125 unique stores in 6 banner formats (Save-On-Foods, Cooper’s Foods, Overwaitea Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Urban Fare and Bulkley Valley Wholesale) across both BC and Alberta. With over 14,000 team members and one of the longest serving team member bases in the retail industry, our team is committed to fulfilling our mission of “Always Customer First” and maintaining our core values of People, Service, Innovation, Fun and Integrity.

We have an employment opportunity for a Kitchen Manager located at our PriceSmart Foods store in White Rock, BC.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
•Responsible for inventory, food quality, scheduling, shrink control, as well as being able to see projects through to the end.
•Implement, execute and maintain new and seasonal menu updates and changes.
•Recruits, trains, educate, supervise restaurant team according to established standard procedures; actively supervises team performance to develop a skilled and motivated culinary team.
•Have the ability to provide memorable customer service that is second to none.
•Plan daily a la carte menu items and specials to ensure that the food meets highest of quality standards set in by the Corporate Chef.
•Work in an open Kitchen environment with an honest and sincere presentation to all of our shoppers and guests, answer questions and be able to handle customer’s issues.
•Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities of several team members.
•Plan daily A la carte menu items and specials and ensure food meets high standard of quality, taste, and presentation.
•Estimate food requirements and may estimate food and labour costs.
•Arrange for equipment maintenance and repairs.
•Prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions.
Criteria for Application
•3 -5 years’ experience as kitchen manager/supervisor working in a fast paced environment.
•Have a keen and thorough ability to lead and train staff with quality results.
•Ability to work well under pressure.
•Lead with professionalism, passion and possess an awesome attitude, while treating team members with dignity and patience.
•Have a great aptitude for training staff with energy and provide constructive feedback.
•A passion for food and customer service while having fun at work.
•Understands all safety procedures and precautions.
•Have a good working knowledge of W.H.M.I.S. and food safety.
•Proven communication skills and strong participatory leadership ability.
•Demonstrated commitment to excellence and maintaining high standards.
•Must be willing to work weekends and some afternoon shifts.

•A leadership style that embodies the following competencies:
oCommunication – listens actively, creates shared understanding, and fosters mutual trust & respect.
oCollaboration – builds strong relationships, coaches, mentors, and empowers, supports learning & development.
oInitiative – develops and aligns People, Service and Profit strategies, holds self and others accountable, makes quality and timely decisions.
oAwareness – models shared and core values, demonstrates self-awareness, and remains optimistic and resilient.

Interested applicants can now apply online on or before on or before November 15, 2013.

We sincerely thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview.

Closing Date 11/15/2013
Date Added 11/1/2013
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