The Pointe Restaurant at Wickaninnish Inn is Seeking a New Executive Chef, Restaurant Supervisor

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Tofino, BC | In every dish the ingredients exist to complement and balance the flavour profile. So it is within a Culinary Brigade. We are looking for a leader who carefully balances the greatness of their culinary chops with their ability to inspire, support and lead a team who are proud to be executing world-class memorable dining experiences from a Relais & Chateaux Inn on the West Coast of Canada.

As an Executive Chef you will:

· Inspire – teach them how to do it
· Support – listen, be visible and present
· Lead – repeat steps 1 – 2
· Meet and strive to exceed Relais & Chateaux, AAA 4 & 5 Diamond and Forbes Standards
· Be responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen, ensuring the highest level of culinary excellence
· Be active in creation and oversee menu planning, production and presentation of items for The Pointe Restaurant, On the Rocks Bar, Driftwood Café, Special Events, and Room Service
· Push the paper; scheduling, payroll, budgeting, training and development, performance evaluations
· Make sure your team has the tools and products they need to be successful: ordering, inventory, equipment and maintenance of a safe, sanitary, and healthy working environment

Our ideal candidate will embody the West Coast culture while still being committed to the art of hospitality and pursuit of excellence. They will have:

· Exemplary guest service skills and a demonstrated willingness to exceed guest expectations
· Endless passion about their craft, love food and love of fresh ingredients!
· Previous experience in a similar position in a fine dining establishment or similar establishment
· Proven demonstrated leadership
· A professional demeanor, in all aspects of communication and composure
· Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
· Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high pressure fast moving environment
· A positive and proactive approach and an ability to work independently or as part of a team
· Creative and innovative, yet able to adjust style to suit specific guest requests
· A finger on the pulse of current culinary and F&B trends, and techniques, and a commitment to continual education and expanding their knowledge base.
· A Journeyman/Red Seal Certification an asset
· Valid FoodSafe Certification
· A desire to contribute exciting and creative ideas towards the ongoing improvement of the Kitchen and the Wickaninnish Inn as a whole as a member of the Senior Management Team


· Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Vacations typically available in January during the Inn’s Annual Closure period, additional vacation times may be requested in our Off-season and shoulder months.
· Ability to make a commitment of 3 years to the position


· Competitive team member benefits including medical, health & wellness assistance, on-site privileges, team events, subsidized long-term housing, and travel benefits.
· Support in participating in Relais & Chateaux Chef events.

Restaurant Supervisor:

Join our Restaurant Team as a Restaurant Supervisor, where you have the opportunity to learn and grow in a Relais & Chateaux property also recognized as an AAA 4-Diamond Resort and T&L World’s Best Hotel. The successful candidate must be able to lead, and be a role model for all operating standards and systems. Energy, passion, strong communication skills, and the ability to multi-task are necessary for this position. A commitment to continuous improvement is key. This position involves roles as both a Senior Server and Restaurant Supervisor, working predominantly AM shifts.


· Ensure efficient and personalized guest service meeting and exceeding Relais & Chateaux, AAA 4 & 5 Diamond, and Forbes Standards
· Enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment
· Provide motivational, innovative and day to day leadership of our Food and Beverage outlets
· Assist with training and development of all team members
· Develop and maintain staff product knowledge
· Assist in managing expenditures and revenues to meet and exceed all financial goals on a daily basis
· Assist with payroll, menu updates and menu printing and other administrative aspects of the running of a successful restaurant
· Assist with Silverware POS programming


· A minimum of 1- year previous experience in Supervisory/Management positions and a minimum of 3 years previous fine dining experience
· Exacting standards relating to food, quality and presentation
· A strong knowledge of Wine, Spirits and Alcohol; WSET 2 or equivalent an asset
· A passion for food and beverage and all things related to the restaurant business
· Working knowledge of, previous experience with Silverware POS, Word, and Excel would be an asset
· A true passion for leadership and growth
· High attention to detail
· A passion for excellence in guest service
· A willingness to lead and be constantly challenged to grow with the restaurant team
· Enthusiasm for continual training of staff
· An ability to build and foster relationships
· A calm, polite and composed demeanor
· A desire to contribute exciting and innovative ideas towards the ongoing improvement of the Pointe Restaurant and the Wickaninnish Inn as a whole
· Ability to make a commitment of 2 years to the position
· Must have valid Serving It Right certification
· Ability to maintain all COVID-19 operating regulations/standards

How to Apply: In order to apply for these career opportunities, please send your resume and cover letter to

By submitting an application, you are attesting that the information given is accurate. As we receive a high volume of e-mails, we are only able to respond directly to you if your resume and interests align with our currently available positions.

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