Executive Sous Chef & Sous Chef

Do you want to be part of a super creative, dynamic, cutting edge,

International focused culinary team?

Our client is one of the world’s largest, international Foodservice Companies, opening up production facilities in Canada, with Vancouver being the first location.

The Food Production varies: different food styles from 5 Star gourmet menues to casual snacks.

This Internationally focused kitchen is developing cutting edge food production and creating fantastic, incredible new food trends, setting the culinary standards for the future in this foodservice sector.

The ideal candidate is passionate about food, a creative, talented chef, who is in tune with food trends and is experienced in high-end, high-volume food production.

Large volume, plated food experience in first class food production facilities, 4/5 star hotel, cruise ships and/or convention center or similar is an asset.

Asian food knowledge and Asian culinary trend awareness an asset

Excellent working atmosphere! Be part of the pre-opening management team!!

Excellent Salary, Bonus, Benefits and Pension Plan


Reporting to the Corporate Executive Chef the Executive Sous Chef  & Sous Chef are partly responsible for the overall operation of the culinary department. This leadership position works effectively within the team environment towards the goals of operational execution, customer service and employee satisfaction.

The Executive Sous Chef  & Sous Chef will maintain high standards of food quality and service. Responsibilities include total food production systems, including menu developing, training and development of culinary staff.

The Executive Sous Chef  & Sous Chef will play a vital role in the pre-opening phase of the new food production facilities in Vancouver.

  1. Responsibilities
  • Participate, oversee and direct all food productions, ensuring quality standards and specifications are met
    • Assists with ideas in developing and creation of new menue designs and concepts in corporation with the Corporate Chef
    • In charge of preparation and production of all food items
    • Direct staff under company guidelines including performance and disciplinary issues when required.
    • Maintain positive relationships with culinary team and other departments
  • Job Requirements
  • Education in culinary management from an accredited institute or university
  • Red Seal certification
  • Minimum 5 years culinary experience across a broad range of dining levels and must include fine dining experience
  • Adept at sourcing local products
  • Experience with international cuisine (a strong asset)
  • Experience in high volume environment required
  • (Cruise Ships, Hotels, Convention Center etc.) a strong asset
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Lead/Sous Chef in a larger kitchen
  • Proven experience and understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Ability to lead effectively with a wide range and diverse community

Exceptional Career Opportunity

Be part of a super creative, trend setting, dynamic team with great people!

Excellent Salary, Bonus, Benefits and many Perks

Interested candidates please forward complete Resumé in confidence to: info@dietzelintl.com

General Manager, Catering

Very successful Hospitality Group is expanding, and requires a GENERAL MANAGER to be the head of the Catering division of this multi-branded Hospitality group.

Our client is a hospitality company operating in the hospitality and tourism sector with multiple concepts and brands on Vancouver Island, Head Office Victoria, BC.

The Catering division has become Victoria’s leading professional caterer for corporate events, weddings, office functions, social occasions and celebrations, and are the proud catering partner to some of Victoria’s best venues including a local landmark Hotel, Government venues and schools.

THEY ARE: a cutting edge, sophisticated, fresh, and dynamic multi-branded hospitality group with a vision.  

THEY OFFER:  a very rewarding career for a creative, innovative and visionary General Manager!

Short position description:

Leading this high volume catering operation with a large staff, requires a hands-on leader and mentor that strives for service excellence and has a solid background in high-volume catering. This GM will be a visionary for creative, innovative service and product ideas and posses strong knowledge of food & beverage trends, is passionate about coaching and developing the team.

The General Manager will be overseeing the entire catering division, including support and guidance for event sales, business development and be involved in implementing marketing and promotional activities and strategies.

The company is planning an exciting expansion that will offer additional concepts in the near future.  This is an opportunity for an inspired, passionate General Manager to lead his/her team through future change and beyond.

Education & Experience:

The successful candidate ideally has 5 years of senior management experience in high volume F&B operations including catering operations. This may be also a great opportunity for an Executive Chef/Owner of a catering company.

  • 3 years leading role experience in event planning, including high volume, casual, upscale casual and fine dining events
  • A hospitality degree
  • Excellent team leader, developer & motivator
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective decision making skills and strong problem solving skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Passion for the F&B/hospitality industry
  • In touch with food & beverage trends
  • Computer literate with MS Office applications and excellent understanding of POS systems

Exceptional Career Opportunity

Be part of a dynamic team with great people!

Excellent Salary, Bonus, Benefits & many Perks

Interested candidates please forward complete Resumé in confidence to: carla@dietzelintl.com
Confidentiality assured to all applicants