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Namaste Kingston
June 4, 2024
July 4, 2024
Job Type
Salary or Hourly wage
Hours per week
# of positions available
Geographical Area
  • Downtown Kingston


Specialist chef



178 Ontario Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2Y8


Salary: 26.50 hourly / 40 hours per Week


Terms of employment: Permanent employment/Full-time


Start date: Starts as soon as possible


1 vacancy


Languages: English



College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years


Experience: 5 years or more


Worksite environment: Hot, Non-smoking


Work setting: Restaurant


Ranks of chefs: Chef



Estimate the amount and costs of supplies and food items

Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory

Analyze operating costs and other data

Demonstrate new cooking techniques and new equipment to cooking staff

Supervise activities of specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers

Create new recipes

Instruct cooks in the preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food

Prepare and cook complete meals and specialty foods for events such as banquets

Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff

Prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions

Prepare and cook meals or specialty foods

Requisition food and kitchen supplies

Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs

Consult with clients regarding weddings, banquets and specialty functions

Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities of several restaurants

Plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards

Recruit and hire staff

Supervise activities of sous-chefs, specialist chefs, chefs and cooks

Train staff in the preparation, cooking and handling of food

Leading/instructing individuals


Supervision: 5-10 people


Cuisine specialties:

South Indian

East Indian




Food specialties:

Fish and seafood

Meat, poultry and game

Stocks, soups and sauces

Vegetables, fruits, nuts and mushrooms


Work conditions and physical capabilities:

Fast-paced environment

Work under pressure

Tight deadlines

Handling heavy loads

Physically demanding

Attention to detail

Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Standing for extended periods

Bending, crouching, kneeling


Personal suitability:



Efficient interpersonal skills

Excellent oral communication





Team player


Employment groups:

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups:

Support for persons with disabilities; Support for newcomers and refugees; Support for youths; Support for Indigenous people; Support for visible minorities


Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.

You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.


How to apply:

By email:


Here is what you must include in your application: Cover letter


Job Requirements


College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience: 5 years or more

How to apply

Apply through the email given in the job posting

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