Specialty foods chef/Halifax

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Job Description

With some duties as a bakery supervisor

Posted on June 12, 2024 by Employer details Creamy Rainbow Inc.

Job details

  • Location Halifax, NS
  • Salary17.50 to 19.00 hourly (To be negotiated) / 30 to 45 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment Full time
  • Flexible Hours, To be determined
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits
  • vacancies2 vacancies





  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience


1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Café
  • Bakery
  • Retail business
  • Coffee shop
  • Bake shop

Ranks of chefs

  • Executive chef
  • Head chef
  • Chef
  • Sous-chef
  • Pastry chef



  • Estimate amount and costs of supplies and food items
  • Estimate labour costs
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and new equipment to cooking staff
  • Supervise activities of specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers
  • Create new recipes
  • Instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions
  • Prepare and cook meals or specialty foods
  • Plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards
  • Supervise activities of sous-chefs, specialist chefs, chefs and cooks
  • Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food
  • Train staff
  • Prepare special orders
  • Frost and decorate cakes and baked goods
  • Ensure that the quality of products meets established standards
  • Bake mixed dough and batters
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods
  • Prepare dough for pies, bread, rolls and sweet goods, batters for muffins, cookies and cakes and icings and frostings according to recipes or special customer orders
  • Operate machinery
  • Cook

Experience and specialization

Type of production art

  • Product packaging

Cuisine specialties

  • Cantonese cuisine
  • Szechuan
  • Dim Sum
  • French
  • Japanese cuisine

Food specialties

  • Bakery goods and desserts
  • Eggs and dairy
  • Fish and seafood
  • Meat, poultry and game
  • Stocks, soups and sauces
  • Vegetables, fruits, nuts and mushrooms
  • Chocolate
  • Desserts and pastries
  • Breads and rolls

Area of work experience

  • Manager
  • Food services

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement


Health benefits

  • Dental plan

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email


How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed