SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts

Position: Banquet Sous Chef

Title Banquet Sous Chef
Location Red Deer, AB
Hotel Red Deer Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre
Job Status Full Time, Permanent
Job Information

We are looking for a Sous Chef at the Red Deer Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre in Red Deer, Alberta.

In the role of Sous Chef you will direct and control the back-of-house operations of the restaurant, ensuring the expectations of our guests are met and surpassed in terms of service excellence and food quality while adhering to budgetary requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creation of menus with the Executive Chef utilizing the Cost Guard program
  • Assure adherence to Red Deer Lodge standards of food quality, recipes and preparation
  • Oversee all food preparation operational areas
  • Supervise the proper setting up of each item on menus and insure their readiness
  • Update prep and/or par lists for each section of the kitchen
  • Plan and requisition food as called for on event orders; discuss requisitions with Executive Chef; order and communicate what is necessary with contracted suppliers
  • Assure proper safety, hygiene and sanitation practices are followed;  Absolute understanding and adherence to HACCP, Ecosure and cleaning lists provided is required; weekly walk through of the kitchen will be mandatory
  • Return food to proper stations at the completion of functions and that they are stored in accordance to Red Deer Lodge 
  • Prepare food for upcoming functions ensuring changes are communicated to the appropriate departments
  • Control food costs properly by maintaining accurate records of all food ingredients
  • Minimize number of accidents occurring by ensuring applicable health & safety standards are understood and applied in the conduct of all work activities
  • Mentor, coach and educate associates on the culinary team to promote growth and movement within the department
  • Assist in onboarding process and training of all new associates working within the kitchen
  • Actively participate in PPR process for kitchen associates as well a performance improvement / coaching when required; one on one sessions with associates will be a required
  • Work with kitchen management team to increase yearly CSI, GSI and NOI scores utilizing PPR process
  • Perform other duties as required


Preferred Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the culinary field; Red Seal Certification is an asset
  • Supervisory experience an asset, Hotel experience an asset
  • Strong leadership, motivational and training skills
  • Creative, organized, detail oriented, takes initiative and is good at multi -tasking
  • Flexible, energetic with the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong communication skills, outgoing and proven professional record
  • Able and familiar with computer programs


If you are interested in joining SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, we want to hear from you! 



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