Chef De Partie

Employment Type:Full Time
English Salary:$20 / Hr + Gratuities
Job Location:Muskoka (Huntsville), Ontario Canada P1H 2E8
Brief Description:


Deerhurst Resort is your host to the true Muskoka experience.

What is important to us…



We have FUN.


We believe in TOGETHERNESS.

Job Function:


POSITION: Chef de Partie              

WAGE: $20 Per Hour + Gratuities

DEPARTMENT: Culinary/Kitchen                           


JOB HIGHLIGHTS: Work as a team, Staff perks, Leadership role, Heath and Dental Benefits


Why Deerhurst Resort?


Nestled in the heart of Muskoka, Deerhurst Resort can become your new office with a view.   Becoming a Host unlocks a world of opportunity to not only grow your hospitality career but yourself as well.   On top of the beautiful and relaxing surroundings Deerhurst Hosts enjoy complementary activities such as Golf, Canoeing, Kayaking etc.   Discounts on food, clothing and our concessions, such as water skiing, paintball, ATVing.   Affordable staff housing is available on site and includes laundry, internet, shuttle service.   Join our team and find out why thousands of people visit Deerhurst every year.   Apply to Deerhurst today, Muskoka’s preferred place to work and play.


Position Summary


The successful candidate must be a leader with current culinary skills, experience, and knowledge.   This individual must be able to work and lead with a positive attitude, while demonstrating a high standard of culinary skills.




  • Evaluate, plan, organize and supervise the assigned production and team
  • Develop and implement standards to enhance the food experience in keeping with food trends
  • Ensure the established standards are maintained on a daily basis   
  • Build and maintain relationships with food service departments ensuring a common vision is shared to provide exceptional service to our guests
  • Ensure that all equipment, fixtures, and supplies are kept in good supply and in good repair
  • Provide on-going training, motivation, and guidance as required
  • Maintain positive morale within the department
  • Ensure all associates work safely taking appropriate action when necessary
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, as well as monitoring that of those who work within the department
  • Attend as necessary pre-conference meetings, and ensure all details and expectations are communicated to the culinary team
  • Administer monthly inventories for food product
  • Supervise the execution of functions, ensuring they are taking place on time and according to the given guidelines for the group.
  • Supervise colleagues with regards to food presentation, quality of food, presentation and taste of food.
  • Work in compliance with Resort’s health and safety standards and government regulations
  • Participate in the creation of kitchen schedules when necessary, controlling daily labour by adjusting schedules based on business demands
  • Ensure cohesion with other colleagues and work together with stewarding associates to maintain a clean and sanitary environment
  • Maintain daily temperature audits.

Skills, Abilities & Attributes

  • Hospitality oriented with a sincere, helpful, caring and friendly personality
  • Able to work well with others and within a team
  • Able to take initiative within given guidelines
  • Pays precise attention to detail, order and cleanliness
  • Has exceptional energy, flexibility and professionalism
  • Has effective communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
  • Has familiarity with all stations, broiler, pans, garde manger, entremetier etc.
  • Able to adapt in a fast pace, constant changing environment within a dynamic work schedule
  • Able to maintain composure and objectivity in any situation
  • Able to identify problems and make recommendations for improvements
  • Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects

 Education & Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in a similar sized restaurant, hotel or resort required
  • Supervisory experience an asset
  • Provincial Red Seal certificate an asset
  • Red Seal Certificate (Journeyman's papers) or recognized international  equivalent is an asset.
  • Food safety training certificate required

Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in Canada

The above job description is not intended to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills or efforts associated with or expected of the role, but are intended to accurately reflect principal job elements.