Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:
It is the National Arts Centre’s goal to be a more welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and diverse organization for all Canadians. We believe that the basis of this inclusivity requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and, therefore, we actively seek to recruit candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQ2+ community and persons with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.

COVID-19 pandemic:
The incumbent may be required to work remotely either full-time or in a hybrid fashion until the end of the pandemic. All necessary working tools needed to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of this position will be provided to the employee for this purpose.

The NAC recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. Therefore, an offer of employment shall be conditional upon receipt of written confirmation that the selected candidate has been fully vaccinated. Certified medical conditions will be accommodated as well as exemptions based on established religious objection.

The above information will be filed in keeping with the Privacy Act.

Introducing the National Arts Centre.
The National Arts Centre (NAC) is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams—the NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and Variety—and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada.

Curious to learn more? We invite you to read our strategic plan for 2020-2023 in The Next Act.

Collaboration, innovation and community-led engagement are only some of the many initiatives the NAC will leverage to help shape a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future for the performing arts in Canada. One that embodies our slogan and loudly proclaims that Canada is our stage.

Job Number: J0522-0393
Employment Type: Full-Time continuing
Job Category: Hospitality
Open Positions: 1
Posting Date: May 9, 2022
Closing Date: June 5, 2022
Salary: $55,600.00 - $72,000.00/Year
Language Requirement: Bilingual is an asset
Working Hours: 35 hours per week (days, evenings, weekends, and holidays)
Job Reports To: Executive Chef

Key Activities

Reporting directly to the Executive Chef, the Sous-Chef and Chief Steward leads the stewarding departement and provides support to the culinary operations including training, supervising staff and monitoring food quality.

The incumbent will work closely with all Food & Beverage departments to ensure that all equipment is available and operating as per standards for day-to-day operations. The Sous-Chef and Chief Steward is accountable for all culinary equipment and will establish monitoring systems to track and to manage the life cycle of equipment. The incumbent will put various measures in place to manage breakage ratios, including staff education and accountability.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The Sous-Chef and Chief Steward acts as a leader at the NAC and the Food and Beverage department by demonstrating the highest level of professionalism and integrity in all aspects of the work. With a strong focus on continuous improvement, the Sous-Chef and Chief Steward will always be looking for opportunities to do things better and will assist the Executive Chef in creating innovative products.

The Sous-Chef and Chief Steward also closely monitors financial costs associated with human resources and schedules stewarding staff to ensure proper coverage is maintained at all times.

Skill Requirements

• Must possess a culinary degree as well as Red Seal certification or comparable work experience;
• Two (2) years of progressive management experience in a similar sized Food & Beverage operation;
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint);
• Strong knowledge of Food and Beverage trends and techniques;
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
• Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment;
• Fluency in both official languages is an asset.

Who Can Apply

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

All communication will be conducted through email and interviews via videoconferencing. Please submit your cover letter and resume and ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your resume including your current email address.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.

Important Notice

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Criminal Background Check as a condition of employment.