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Chef-Manager at a cooperatively owned restaurant at York University in Toronto (Keele campus)

Position: Chef / Manager

Job Description – Faculty and Graduate Students’ Bistro

We have a position open for an energetic, innovative and sustainability-minded Chef-Manager at a cooperatively owned restaurant at York University in Toronto (Keele campus). The candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a commercial food preparation environment and in a supervisory position.  Reporting to the Management Board, the Chef-Manager will be responsible for the management of the facility, including interacting with clients, customers and employees. The Chef-Manager will provide a vision for developing healthy and sustainable food options and support experiential education programs.


  • Menu planning and food preparation
  • Procurement
  • Financial reporting and payroll
  • Compliance with university policies and procedures and health regulations
  • Participation in hiring and supervising staff

Knowledge and Skills:

  • College or culinary training   
  • Experience in preparing business plans, budgets and forecasts, meeting payroll, etc.
  •  At least 3 years progressive management experience within food service in a similar sized operation
  • Understanding of proper use and maintenance of major kitchen equipment.
  • Smart Serve and City of Toronto Food Handlers Certificate qualification required (will be required to ensure staff is properly trained and certified as well)
  • Red Seal certification an asset.

Job start date: mid-July 

Salary: $55,000-65,000 plus benefits

Hours: Monday to Friday

Please submit your resume to [requires javascript]. We will begin considering applications on June 28.


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