Full time
Burlington, ON
ESTABLISHMENT: Térasa Restaurant
LOCATION: 4448 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON L7P 0N2
WEDNESDAY: 10:30am-9:00pm
THURSDAY: 10:30am-9:00pm
FRIDAY: 10:30am-9:00pm
SATURDAY: 8:00am-9:00pm
SUNDAY: 8:00am-3:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: These are tentative hours at this time. Working hours will vary from restaurant hours.

  • Extended health care benefits includes dental, vision, etc.
  • Full-time employees: Company to cover 100% of extended health care benefits after 3 months’ employment
  • Part-time employees: Company to cover 50% of extended health care benefits after 3 months’ of employment, with a minimum of 24 hours worked per week
  • On-site parking
  • Will provide no charge transportation to full-time employees commuting via public transit to/from Burlington Mall
  • Travel allowances for employees driving their car to/from work are available, depending on distance
  • 4 weeks’ paid vacation
  • Profit-sharing program included
  • Tip sharing pool for kitchen and other non-tipped staff
Job Description:
Our restaurant is looking for an experienced, creative and passionate Chef for a full-time position in our north Burlington restaurant. The ideal candidate is open-minded, easily trained, willing to learn new techniques, understands food combinations, and works well with others under pressure. You have experience managing others in a kitchen environment and keep a kitchen running efficiently. They will be responsible for preparing healthy meals for our diners, kitchen inventory management, cleaning, cutting vegetables and preparing meats.
If you are passionate about the restaurant and hospitality industry and have prior experience in the kitchen, we invite you to apply today.

Skills & Experience:
  • 2-3 years of previous Chef experience
  • A graduate of a recognized culinary training program
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of current food, nutrition, safety and market trends
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to foster excellent staff and customer relations
  • Successful completion of food safety training
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (oral and written)
  • Hands-on “Head Cook” position, active in kitchen.
  • Ensure proper food selection, ordering, handling, preparation and production responsibilities
  • Manage the kitchen
  • Provide support in preparation, equipment and clean-up
  • Lead, direct, train and work with all food service staff
  • Make recommendations in regards to proper staffing levels
  • Ensure the highest standards of quality in food presented, including sanitation and compliance for food handling and storage
  • Maintain inventory of all food-related inventory and kitchen supplies
  • Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory
  • Analyze operating costs and other data
  • Requisition food and kitchen supplies
  • Prepare and cook meals or specialty foods on a regular basis, as well as for special guests or functions
  • Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances
  • Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Report on operations, food costs, etc., as requested
About the Restaurant:
The family-owned restaurant is a popular location 1km from Mount Nemo Conservation
Area in a gorgeous escarpment setting favoured by cyclists, nature enthusiasts, and mountain climbers. Only 5 minutes from the 407/Appleby and 15 minutes from the QEW/Guelph Line.
Térasa, a new restaurant nestled in Mount Nemo of North Burlington, is dedicated to delivering a delightful, health-focused casual dining experience. Our countryside setting boasts high-quality, scratch-made dishes. With the GTA's most extraordinary patio, we offer an ideal venue for business meetings, off-the-beaten-track celebrations, family gatherings, or simply your go-to spot for daily nourishment. Our executive management is committed to providing excellent hospitable service and deliciously nutritious meals.

About the Owner:
Phil St-Cyr is a holistic nutritionist, yoga teacher, travel agent, and business owner.
He has over a decade of experience operating hospitality and food & drink businesses and has obtained most of his education through hands-on experience, mentorship, and travelling. Phil is an advocate for sustainability and believes in creating a welcoming space for employees to thrive.

Supplemental pay types:
  • Tips
  • Secondary School (preferred)
  • Cooking: 2 years (required)
  • English (required)
  • Food Handler Certification (preferred)
  • Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (preferred)
Please contact the Employment Specialist you are working with at Centre for Skills Development to express interest. 
Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
  • Burlington: 905-333-3499 x 150
  • Oakville: 905-333-3499 x 421
  • Milton: 905-333-3499 x 459
  • Mississauga: 905-333-3499 x 462

Post ID: FM22
Company: Terasa Inc.
Hours: Full time
Wage: $70,000/yr
Status: Permanent
How to apply: See details in posting on how to apply