El Toro Restaurant Head Chef

El Toro Restaurant
Banff, AB
$55,000 - $65,000 a year - Full-time, Permanent

Pulled from the full job description
Discounted or free food
On-site parking
Location: El Toro Restaurant, Banff, Alberta

El Toro is a locally owned and operated restaurant providing great food for residents and visitors to Banff National Park for over 40 years.

Specializing in Canadian dishes influenced by the flavors of Latin America and Spain we pride ourselves on the quality of the ingredients used, and the skill of our chefs. We strive for excellence daily and emphasize the importance of working as a team. Our full menu can be found at eltorobanff.com to review.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified Head Chef to organize the kitchen’s activities. You will be the first in command in the facilities and will create and inspect dishes before they are delivered to the customers ensuring high quality and contentment. The ability to work in a fast paced team oriented environment . Please be flexible with the ability to work morning and evenings.

We seek a creative and proficient candidate who is qualified in all aspects of food preparation. You will be in command and maintain complete control of the kitchen.


Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs
Supervise kitchen staff’s activities
Recruit, hire, train and manage kitchen staff
Rectify arising problems or complaints
Monitoring inventory, ordering , comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards.
Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities.

Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified
Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
Maintain records of payroll and attendance
Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers

Proven working experience as a Head Chef
Excellent record of kitchen management
Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
Outstanding communication and leadership skills
Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: $55,000.00-$65,000.00 per year

Working within the company’s health & safety policies and practices and report any hazards or incidences immediately.
Ensuring that the work area is clean, tidy and free from hazards.
Actively promote a healthy, clean, safe, secure and productive working environment whilst working in the restaurant
Reports to the Managing Director.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $55,000.00-$65,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

Bonus pay
Overtime pay

Discounted or free food
On-site parking

Every Weekend
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

cooking: 5 years (required)

Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (required)