The Perfect Guest Experience is more than a warm smile and welcoming atmosphere. Our people are what bring a dining experience to life for our Guests. The creation of our menu items, a welcoming greeting, and service that makes a genuine connection is what has a Milestones’ Guest looking forward to their next visit. This is your opportunity to be a part of it.
About our brand:
Cara has Canadian roots, and have only grown in our great country. Beginning in 1989, they created the first of many Perfect Guest Experiences in Vancouver, British Columbia before expanding to urban centres and suburban communities across the Alberta and Eastern markets in Ontario.
Cara is headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, and a part of CARA Operations Ltd. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cara Operations. There are currently over fifty (50) Milestones locations throughout British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario.
KKM Restaurants Ltd. is headquartered in Edmonton, AB. We currently operated five (5) restaurants throughout the province of Alberta, two (2) in Edmonton and three (3) in Calgary. There are plans to continue to grow the marketplace as opportunities become available.
Milestones’ Bar & Grill is a category leader in casual upscale dining. This full service restaurant and bar provides an upscale, cool and casual atmosphere. We are a favourite social destination with city residents, suburban neighbourhoods and tourists alike.
KKM Restaurants currently employs over 300 people, strategically selected for their confidence, personable nature, upbeat attitude and energy. We build teams made up of individuals that have pride, and take pride in the company they work for, and the people they work with.
Location: Edmonton South Commons
What we offer our Leadership teams:
An Associate team made up of unique individuals with Hospitality in their DNA. A culture of support, development, coaching for success, growth and family.
A salaried Management team that inspires, guides, advises challenges and has the drive to succeed.
A team environment that builds trust and friendships. Milestones relies on “all for one, one for all” approach to make every Guest experience a perfect one.
The opportunity to grow with us. We believe in promoting from within and you will always have the support and guidance to make your career goals a reality. Hosts have become Managers, and Line Cooks have become Chefs!
Leadership Development Program and Leadership Team Building off sites.
Annual Associate events and programs like Devo Day, Bellini Bowl (our own Super Bowl extravaganza), our C.H.E.F. Competition and Beverage Competitions along with other seasonal incentive challenges.
A culture of celebrating small wins and big deals.
Competitive salary, benefits, quarterly bonus programs and RRSP program.
What you can look forward to offering our Guests:
Signature occasions like Girls Night Out and Wednesday Date Night invite Guests to enjoy us week long.
An inspired menu that offers new twists on comfortable favourites and exotic dishes influenced by world flavours.
Inviting service that creates a tailored experience elevating the average business lunch, brunch with family, dinner with close friends, or cocktails with co-workers.
Overview of the role:
As a Milestones Chef you will own the culinary program in your location. You drive food quality, run a profitable business, maintain a clean, physical plant, inspire and maintain high team morale and a standard of 100% Guest satisfaction.
You are responsible for building your team, coaching for success, and developing your line cooks into future leaders. You are fully accountable for all systems, people and standards within the restaurant.
You also consider yourself a "Foodie" - proud to execute existing items, and passionate about bringing new and inspired food created by Executive Chef Jeff Dell to life in your restaurant.
Ensure compliance of all standards and procedures relating to HACCP and provincial workplace safety standards.
Meet or exceed Milestones established food quality and plating specifications.
Work with fellow brand Chefs on menu development and improving execution of systems and standards.
Leading a workforce of over 20 teammates, including recruitment, training and development, succession planning and performance evaluations.
Co-ordination of labour cost controls and monitoring of cost budgets.
Food cost controls and monitoring of food costs relative to budgets.
Purchasing and inventory controls.
Co-ordination of catering activities for events and special functions as required.
Support divisional business and objectives
Knowledge and Skill Qualifications:
Planning and analytical skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast- paced environment
Self-motivated, team leader with organizational skills
Good comprehension of the English language, both written and verbal
Diploma in Culinary Management and /or Chef accreditation
Minimum of 3-5 years of operational experience in a high volume kitchen
Strong knowledge of HACCP and food safety standards
Current and up-to-date First Aid Certification and Food Safety
Ability to work in an environment that encourages and fosters teamwork, participation, creativity, openness, honesty, mutual respect, and lots of fun
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please send your resume to email@example.com or apply on-line by clicking "Apply Now".
We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the KKM Restaurants Ltd. team; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.