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Sous Chef

posted August 25, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown
Calgary, AB, Canada
Widewaters Hotels is looking for an experienced SOUS CHEF for our dual branded hotel - Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites located in Downtown Calgary, AB, Canada. Apply Today to join this incredible team!
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About This Job

Job overview

The Sous Chef assists in managing the kitchen. The Sous Chef is responsible for training, supervising, and working with all cooks and culinary staff to prepare, cook, and present food in accordance to hotel standard recipes in order to create consistent quality food products. The Sous Chef will work closely with the Executive Chef in maintaining control for cost and quality. The Sous Chef is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.

What you will be doing

  • Assign, in detail, specific duties to all employees for efficient operation of the kitchen.
  • Assist Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef in maintaining the staff schedule so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line. Maintain vacation schedule for proper staffing
  • Responsible for maintaining quality of food product and ensuring consistency in food delivery and standards.
  • Report any equipment in need of report to chef and engineering.
  • Work in support of team goals and measures effectiveness through the Food & Beverage profit and service performance of the hotel. Ensuring that all goals are geared toward exceeding guest expectations.
  • Read and employ math skills for following recipes.
  • Process requisitions for supplies.
  • Train and supervise kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items.
  • Ensure proper receiving, storage, and rotation of food products so as to comply with health department regulations.
  • Supervise daily cleaning of walk-in and reach-in boxes for safety and sanitation purposes.
  • Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Provide coaching, counseling, and mentoring to culinary staff to develop them to be at their best.
  • Ability to train Line Cooks on standards and food cost analysis ensuring a consistent product at
    all times.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints as needed and professionally.
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Must be able to participate in the hotel’s MOD program.


  • Minimum of two years of culinary schooling preferred.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of food & quality and should have at least three years experience of kitchen experience, preferably as a kitchen supervisor or Sous chef with knowledge of most international and domestic dishes.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Most tasks are performed in a team environment with the employee acting as a team leader.
  • Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper preparation.

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels' Mission is an innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude, Effort & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.


We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.


About This Employer

Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown

711 4th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1NG

(587) 352-2020

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At A Glance

Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown

The new Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown hotel is set in trendy East Village, just steps from Calgary’s business district, city agencies and beautiful urban parks. Take the RiverWalk pathway to restaurants, playgrounds and event plazas, and discover the popular St. Patrick’s Island. Scotiabank Saddledome and the National Music Centre are just 1 kilometer away.

You’ll find plenty of downtown Calgary dining options at the hotel. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at our restaurant and bar, or order off the room service menu. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours for any snack and drink cravings. Long day at work? Re-energize in the fitness center, or unwind in the indoor pool and whirlpool with gorgeous city views. Our Calgary AB hotel also has a rooftop terrace that overlooks the Rocky Mountains. Host an event for 300 guests in over 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, and work smart in our Business Center.

Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown

Located in the vibrant downtown area of the East Village, you’ll find our Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown. As the only extended stay in the area, this hotel has partnered with the neighboring Hilton Garden Inn to offer even more amenities and services to our guests. With new, beautifully designed guest rooms and a convenient location, we are a favorite for all types of travelers.

Our uniquely designed hotel will draw you in to a vibrant atmosphere where you’ll find a stunning 13th floor rooftop terrace with Rocky Mountain views. Unwind in the second floor heated, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool or take in the urban skyline backdrop from the patio. In each of our studio and one bedroom suites, you’ll enjoy complimentary Internet access, a full-sized kitchen and a 47-inch HDTV. Take advantage of our complimentary grocery shopping service to cook your own breakfast or stop by for our complimentary hot, full breakfast.

Walk to museums, the Calgary Zoo, St. Patrick’s Island and the Riverwalk from our Calgary hotel. Be sure to return for the complimentary evening social* offered Monday through Thursday. Stay committed to your workout routine in our 24-hour fitness center. Finish those last minute projects, even on the road, at our well-equipped business center.