We are seeking a Restaurant Chef with several years of strong Culinary and Fine Dining Experience. Must be ready to effectively run a large Restaurant and Lounge operating Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Afternoon Tea and Sunday Brunch.

Job Description: 

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Partner with Restaurant Manager to drive guest experiences, coordinate effective marketing plans, increase revenues and elevate the position of Epic in the Toronto downtown market.
  • Actively participates in training of culinary skills to junior staff and apprentices
  • Keeps overproduction and food waste to a minimum, ensures proper rotation, labeling, and storing of food in order to reduce food cost expense.
  • Ensures that all food products are handled, stored, prepared and served safely in accordance with hotel and government Food Safety guidelines.
  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the EPIC restaurant kitchens and ensures a high level of guest satisfaction
  • Ensuring that the kitchen work area is clean, organized and that the equipment is functional
  • Departmental payroll and administration is done including scheduling
  • Daily ordering of all food requirements for the department
  • Promoting teamwork between the EPIC kitchen and all other departments, especially food and beverage service employees


  • Minimum 8 years cooking experience including experience in a fine dining restaurant 
  • Experience in a luxury hotel with comparable service and standards
  • Red Seal Certificate (Journeyman’s papers) or Recognized International Equivalent
  • Valid City of Toronto Food Handler Certificate required
  • Previous Culinary management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Aspires to become a Executive Chef with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
  • Must be an effective supervisor, trainer, administrator and team player with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must be innovative, detail oriented and quality driven

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift

Visa Requirements:  Must already be legally permitted to work in Canada.

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts believes in outstanding hospitality. We are committed to respecting the independence and dignity of all persons by providing a barrier-free environment for all guests, colleagues, and job applicants. Accommodations are available upon request for all applicants with a disability throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources at 416-860-4512 or ryh.careers@fairmont.com if you require accommodation.

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At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!


Over 5 years
Employment Type: 
Full Time