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:
Confidentiality assured to all applicants

Human Resources Manager


Brand-new opening Vancouver

Do you want to be part of a dynamic, creative, cutting edge, International Management Team?

Our client is one of the world’s largest, international foodservice companies, specializing in catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.

This well known global company is opening up production facilities in Canada, with Vancouver being the first Canadian location.

The facilities will produce thousands of plated hot and cold meals daily. The Food Production varies of different food styles from 5 Star gourmet menues to casual snacks.

Short position summary:

Stationed in Vancouver British Columbia, the Human Resources Manager, Canada will work closely with the General Manager, and Department Managers.

The HR Manager will lead all aspects of the Human Resources function and will facilitate the ongoing development of a proactive and motivational work environment.

The ideal candidate would enjoy leading and developing associates, resolving problems and have excellent communication and people skills. This position plays an active part in the opening procedures of the new Vancouver location implementing company strategy and goals.

Qualification & Skills:

Graduate level with legal or economic focus or equivalent experience

Up to 5 to 8 years of relevant business experience in HR departments, such as compensation, recruiting, HR administration, and HR development.

Good knowledge of local/country labour law and experience in negotiating and managing labour contracts.

Excellent organizational and management skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Preferably experience in multinational companies


Exceptional Career Opportunity!

Highly rated, industry leading, global company

Be part of a dynamic team with great people!

Excellent Salary, Bonus, Benefits and many Perks

Visit our website: dietzelintl .com

Interested candidates please forward complete Resumé in confidence via email.

Confidentiality assured to all interested candidates.




Store Manager


Kitsilano – Vancouver

Brand new concept for organic plant based shakes store

Our client is a fast growing plant based shakes, store chain. We are looking for a Store Manager with excellent people skills and a passion for health and nutrition.

Be part of an energetic, cutting edge team working in a beautiful Kitsilano location

Store Manager with Passion for Health and Nutrition:

The Store Manager is accountable for the operational performance of the store.

Store Managers are driving the business in their own shops, developing fantastic teams, embedding change and being the gatekeeper of product knowledge and company standards. They take pride in catching people doing things right and balance daily operational demands with strategic planning. They know when to step back and allow their teams to flourish.

This company supports the training and development of all Managers. There are opportunities to progress further towards company’s “Group Manager” Role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Optimize profits by controlling key variable costs of food, beverage, labour and other controllable expenses.
  • Manage daily inventory and orders for food, juice, and retail products to maximize sales, control discounting, and reduce spoilage.
  • Hire, train, schedule, and develop team members to ensure efficient operation and guest satisfaction. Prepare and conduct individual performance reviews.
  • Hands on food preparation and delivery of an exceptional guest experience.
  • Ensure store compliance with brand, product, customer service, food safety, cleanliness, occupational health and safety standards.
  • Execute promotions, store merchandising, corporate marketing initiatives, and local community engagement events.
  • Provide prompt, professional, and personal resolution to customer problems.
  • Ensure strict adherence to cash control policies and procedures
  • Complete administrative duties as required
  • Maintain a commitment to ongoing personal development including nutrition, product knowledge, sales, team leadership, and operations.

Excellent Career Opportunity

Excellent Salary, Benefits and Bonus Structure

Excellent Working Atmosphere

Interested candidates please forward complete CV in confidence to:


Confidentiality assured!

Lodge Manager and Assistant Lodge Manager


Boutique Waterfront, Sport-fishing Lodge

Gulf Islands in British Columbia


Full-time, year round positions!



Dietzel International is currently seeking a


for a private, Waterfront Sport-fishing Lodge

Gulf Islands in British Columbia.


Our client is a well-known Fortune 500 Company.

The objective of the lodge is to provide a quality sport fishing experience for the company executives and their guests.

Other available activities include bocce ball, golf (two short holes), nature walks and area wildlife viewing.

The Fishing Lodge operates from approximately mid-May through September.

A normal season may include from 20 to 35 individual two-night trips. A trip typically includes two company hosts and six of their invited guests for a total of eight people.

These are full-time, year round positions and the focus of the remaining part of the year is on managing & maintenance of the facilities.



Lodge budget preparation and accountability.   Purchase of materials, equipment, parts and services for all aspects of lodge. Maintenance of all lodge mechanical systems. Arrange and supervise fishing guides. Operation of small boats. Interface with guests to ensure their needs are met and trip expectations are filled. Supervision of lodge staff.




All aspects of small boat operations.   Handy-man skilled in the operation and maintenance of mechanical systems (generators, pumps, kitchen appliances, small boats, piping, lodge electrical, water systems, heating systems).   Budget management experience.   Outgoing, personable, people-oriented.   Possesses the willingness and ability to accept resident position in remote, isolated location.


Lodge Assistant Manager

The Lodge Manager position is partnered with the Lodge Assistant Manager. As a team, all aspects of the operations must be covered.

The Lodge Assistant Manager / Chef is responsible to oversee lodge “house” or internal operations,

The position is a full time, year round position. The Lodge Assistant Manager / Chef reports to the Lodge Manager.


The Lodge Chef’s responsibility is to deliver Lodge dining services with quality expectations for service. Dining service includes breakfast, lunch and dinner service for guests and staff, and can range from very formal dinner settings to casual lunches, for typically a total of eight people.

If required, there is potential to hire a chef during the summer season to assist in the meal preparations.

As a team, all aspects of the operations must be covered. Living arrangements are provided.





Must be able to submit verification of right to work in Canada upon hire. Powerboat squadron qualification and certification required. General Handyman skills required. Prior lodge or inn management/operation desired.



Excellent salary, & benefits

Onsite accommodation is provided

Excellent Working Atmosphere, very positive professional environment. Picturesque setting.

Employment is full time, year round. Excellent working conditions. Accommodation provided.

Interested candidates please forward complete CV in confidence

Confidentiality assured!





Sous Chef, Restaurant, Waterfront Dining

SOUS CHEF, RESTAURANT, Waterfront Dining



Sous Chef required for a well known 4 **** Vancouver Hotel Chain, Restaurant.

Renowned, very popular, well-established Fine Dining Restaurant. Contemporary award-winning Pacific North West Cuisine with an emphasis on fresh Seafood.

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated, creative, SOUS CHEF.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Chef de Partie, looking to be promoted to Sous Chef, or a Sous Chef to work under an excellent, talented Executive Chef, who can be a great mentor.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervision and leadership of the kitchen brigade
  • Participate in the food preparation in accordance with accepted standards of quality.
  • Training and development of new and existing employees. Develop training programs for all employees.
  • Ensure the overall cleanliness and the health and safety aspects of the kitchen are maintained at all times.
  • Responsible for proper storage, labeling and use of all food supplies to prevent unnecessary spoilage and to maintain cost control.
  • Work closely with the Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager to ensure the restaurant and lounge are running smoothly and efficiently.
  • Optimize food quality and guest satisfaction.
  • Assist the Executive Chef with Menu planning, inventory control, scheduling, ordering of kitchen supplies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of modern office procedures and methods including proper record keeping.
  • Ability to establish priorities and work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems and customer complaints in a professional and tactful manner.

Credentials & Experience

  • Red Seal and Culinary education preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the food and beverage industry

Excellent Opportunity!

Excellent Salary, Benefits and Excellent Working Atmosphere and Conditions

If you are interested in applying, please send full resume VIA EMAIL to





Executive Chef, Italian Restaurant

Executive Chef

for New-Opening of Prime, High–End Italian Restaurant

Vancouver, BC

Excellent Career Opportunity

Dietzel International is searching for an Executive Chef required for a New-Opening, High-end Italian Restaurant, fine dining and upscale cuisine & service. This Restaurant is part of a progressive, growing, small BC Hotel & Restaurant chain.

The Restaurant will be open in 2019 and will be featuring, authentic as well as contemporary upscale Italian cuisine.

The company is hiring for this position now. The ideal candidate is a motivated Chef who is meticulous and has a passion for first class Italian cuisine!

The Chef will be part of an electric, professional, progressive management team. Excellent working atmosphere! Successful candidate must have a similar position experience, at high-end, fine dining restaurants and/or first class hotels. The Executive Chef is expected to have excellent team management skills.

Excellent Opportunity!

Excellent Salary, Gratuities, Benefits, Special Perks, and Excellent Working Atmosphere and Conditions

POSITION: Executive Chef , Italian Restaurant, New Opening

FUNCTION:   The Executive Chef must be able to direct and supervise the entire kitchen operations, while providing professional leadership and training to kitchen personnel. Responsibilities include ensuring all food preparation and plate presentation meets our commitment to quality for the Restaurant and Lounge.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for maintaining company standards of quality food, kitchen cleanliness and daily operations.
  • This includes the flawless execution of company standards and enthusiastic commitment to People Development and continuous improvement.
  • The Executive Chef will focus on creating an excellent culinary experience by sourcing superior products, creating visually pleasing presentation and offering flavorful creations.

Accountable for:

  • Supervising Daily Kitchen operations.
  • Ensuring compliance with food handling & sanitation standards as well as any applicable laws and regulations.
  • Creating a positive work environment and set an example for a respectful, collaborative team while demonstrating appropriate working behaviors.
  • In-Restaurant financials (Food Cost, Sales, Controls, Labour, Standards)
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate honesty, integrity and leadership skills while maintaining a strong focus on training, growth and customer/ employee satisfaction.
  • Providing clear and detailed instructions to staff that meet company standards to ensure each employee understands the expectations and parameters of their role.
  • Working with management and staff to exceed customer expectations.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Three to five years of Chef experience in a high volume restaurant.
  • Proven track record of operations management with P&L responsibility.
  • Personally committed to continuous improvement and professional development of all kitchen staff.
  • Passionate and self-motivated, with solid leadership abilities.
  • Effective analytical and organizational abilities.
  • Proficiency with computer software applications (ie. Outlook, Word, Excel) as well as in-house POS systems

REPORTS TO:  Hospitality Manager, Corporate

Excellent Opportunity!

Excellent Salary, Gratuities, Benefits, Special Perks, and Excellent Working Atmosphere and Conditions

If you are interested in applying, please send full resume VIA EMAIL to






Restaurant Manager



Dietzel International is searching for a Restaurant Manager, excellent Hotel restaurant and location in Downtown Vancouver.

Excellent Career Opportunity:

Small Hotel Chain is fast-growing, progressive, and promotes from within.

Leading 4 Star Hotel is seeking a Restaurant Manager.

This is an ideal position for an active and involved leader who is experienced in Restaurant management. Excellent, professional working environment.

The Restaurant is an upscale-casual/fine dining, trend-conscious, very popular, busy, downtown Vancouver Restaurant. This Restaurant is known for its Pacific Northwest Cuisine with an emphasis on fresh local ingredients.


The ideal RESTAURANT MANAGER possesses excellent management and hospitality customer service skills. Strong leadership qualities, team management skills, effective decision-making abilities and able to direct staff diplomatically. Also possesses excellent communication, organizational and restaurant related computer skills.

Excellent working atmosphere, successful candidate must have similar Restaurant Supervisor/Manager position experience. Minimum 1-3 years of supervisory/assistant management experience in restaurants. This position reports to Food and Beverage Manager.

We are looking for a high energy, positive, friendly, professional Restaurant Manager who possesses excellent interpersonal skills and is able to maintain high standards of customer service.

Excellent Opportunity!

Excellent Salary, Benefits, Parking included, Special Perks and Excellent Working Atmosphere and Conditions

If you are interested in applying, please send full resume VIA EMAIL to


General Manager, Waterfront Resort & Marina


Gulf Islands in British Columbia

We are currently seeking a General Manager for a high end, Waterfront Resort & Marina, Gulf Islands in British Columbia.

Our client is a well-known boutique Resort. The Resort & Marina is expanding and growing. This is a year round position, summer being the peak season, with busy conference and corporate business, shoulder seasons.

The Hotel includes a local, popular Restaurant and Lounge operation, featuring authentic & contemporary, local Pacific Northwest cuisine. With an emphasis on farm-to-table philosophy, the Chef has created a very well functioning network with local farms & fisheries to take advantage of top quality seasonal products.

We are looking for an inspired General Manager who believes in success through commitment and pride to join this beautiful Resort.

This Resort caters to a combination of tourist, corporate clients and wedding functions in a beautiful harbour front setting. The General Managers primary function will be to enhance guest experience while increasing brand recognition in local and international markets.

The General Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of all related areas of the Resort. The General Manager will be in charge for the strategic planning, financial forecasting, crew satisfaction deliverables and overall guest satisfaction. This inspirational leader is responsible for driving, communicating and supporting all departmental processes within Hotel Operations and is also accountable for positively influencing the Operations through an effective leadership approach.

Key Accountabilities

  • With a hands-on approach, manage, direct and take part in all aspects of resort daily operations to deliver exceptional resort experiences for guests, employees and other stakeholders.
  • Manage the business of delivering exceptional resort experiences by maximizing revenue and minimizing costs in all areas.
  • Oversee, manage, direct and take part in all aspects of Accommodations, Events, Gift and Food & Beverage Services
  • Build, engage and empower a strong service oriented team and create a positive work environment at all times.
  • Implement and continuously improve systems, standards and processes for resort management, measurement and control.

Develop and implement annual operating plans including financial forecasts, service strategies and operations delivery


  • Executive or Upper Level Management upscale Hotel/Resort experience
  • 4 year business administration degree or equivalent
  • Excellent management, negotiating and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team and achieve results;
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years as a full service Manager preferably at a Resort
  • Food & Beverage management experience considered an asset
  • Working knowledge and use of current technology including MS Office and property management systems
  • Experience in financial control, planning and reporting in a hospitality environment


Excellent salary, bonus, & benefits

Onsite accommodation can be provided

Ongoing professional and personal development

Excellent Working Atmosphere, very positive professional environment. Picturesque setting.

Employment is full time, year round. Excellent Salary and working conditions. Accommodation provided.

Interested candidates please forward complete CV in confidence via email:

Confidentiality assured!



Banquet Chef

Banquet Chef

1st class, 4 season luxury Resort & Spa in Ontario includes a Golf Course, Winery and Ski & Snowboarding hills.

This prestigious Resort is seeking a BANQUET CHEF.

This award winning Resort features multiple outlets and banquet rooms including in-door and stunning out-door catering function spaces for corporate, weddings and special event catering.

The kitchen is supported by the Resort’s own professionally operated vegetable farm.

The ideal Candidate is a banquet–experienced, trend-conscious Banquet Chef. This is a great opportunity for a hands-on Banquet Chef who likes to showcase his /her culinary talent.

The Banquet Chef is responsible for all aspects of the banquet kitchen, ensuring the quality preparation and presentation of all banquet food for the Resort in a safe, sanitary work environment. Leading the staff by example.

Reports to: Executive Chef

  • In charge of preparation and production of all banquet food items
  • Supervises/set up and organization of work area with all necessary supplies and equipment
  • Oversees/Receives, inspects, rotates all food products to ensure that only fresh, high quality ingredients are used
  • Monitors plating of foods to ensure adherence to established plating/presentation guidelines
  • Adheres to established portion control guidelines, minimizes waste
  • Ensures that a quality product is prepared and served in a timely manner
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage


  • Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
  • Diploma/Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team

Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times




Confidentiality assured to all applicants

Restaurant Executive Chef, Waterfront Restaurant

Restaurant Executive Chef (hands-on) required for a well known Landmark Restaurant, Vancouver, fine dining and upscale casual and lounge & bar service. This Restaurant is part of a progressive small BC Hotel & Restaurant chain.The Restaurant is known for it’s cutting edge, contemporary award-winning Pacific North West Cuisine.

The ideal candidate is a motivated Chef who is meticulous and has a passion for first class cuisine! Opportunity to be part of an electric, friendly, professional, state-of-the-art culinary and restaurant dining team. Excellent working atmosphere! Successful candidate must have a similar position experience, at first class hotels and/or fine dining restaurants. The Restaurant Executive Chef is expected to have excellent team management skills.

Excellent Career Opportunity!

Excellent Salary, Gratuities, Benefits, Special Perks, and Excellent Working Atmosphere and Conditions