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Executive Chef

Full-time, comprehensive benefits package

Commitment. Quality. Care. Respect. PARC Retirement Living is an award-winning developer and operator of purpose-built, independent senior living communities.  We’re looking for caring and genuine people who are passionate about service excellence and are driven to make a meaningful difference in the lives of seniors.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and reliable Executive Chef to join our award-winning team and lead the opening of our new community in White Rock – Oceana PARC. As the Executive Chef you will work closely with the General Manager and department managers to open our biggest community yet!

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the General Manager on aspects of the food services department;
  • Menu planning and development, for daily meals and special events;
  • Manage food orders, inventory and cost control effectively, for BOH;
  • Staff management: including scheduling, performance management and training;
  • Work collaboratively with management and team to ensure consistent service excellence;
  • Additional duties during pre-open, including but are not limited to: Recruiting, hiring and orienting team members, community outreach, special event catering and working in tandem with all managers to ensure a seamless opening experience for residents and employees.

Executive Chef Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma/certificate in food services management and Red Seal certification or equivalent;
  • Five years of experience in a leadership role in a hotel, restaurant or seniors living environment;
  • Proven expertise in developing, leading and motivating a high-performing team;
  • Experience in recruiting, training, scheduling and managing staff;
  • Outstanding communication and relationship building skills;
  • Expertise in menu planning, knowledge of and experience in all kitchen equipment and operations;
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
  • Knowledge and experience in food purchasing, inventory and budget control;
  • A passion food and empathy for seniors and their families;
  • Food Safe Level 2 and First Aid Level 1 with CPR certificates required.  

Perks of the Job:

  • Opportunity to assist with building a new community, employee culture and customer experience;
  • Have your voice heard and opinions valued - We Listen; 
  • Meaningful work, knowing you are making the difference in seniors lives everyday;
  • Fun is one of core values! We encourage fun, supportive, team environments;
  • Encouraging continuous learning and career development;
  • An opportunity to have a career in hospitality that still allows for work life balance;
  • Eligibility for annual bonus and competitive benefits plan!

Live out your passion for people and service excellence. Apply now at www.parcliving.ca/careers.

Thank you for your interest in this exciting opportunity. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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