Executive Chef - Jobs in Calgary, AB - 631413

Job Summary
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Telecommuting

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a full-time, Japanese Executive Chef to join our vibrant and growing team, as soon as possible. The ideal candidate would have years of experience with Japanese cuisine, specifically, along with a minimum of 10 years experience.

The Japanese Executive Chef will work in our open-concept kitchen at Shokunin and/or NUPO in Calgary, Alberta. They will work to direct a team of Sous Chefs and Cooks, to create exquisitely presented Japanese-style dishes.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive -- Reflective of experience and qualification.


  • Setting up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Overseeing the cleanliness and hygiene of stations
  • Managing food preparation activities (e.g. butchering meat, preparing sauces, etc.)
  • Handling and preparing a wide range of raw fish, poultry, and other ingredients
  • Ensuring proper equipment operations/maintenance
  • Instructing Sous Chefs and cooks
  • Ensuring that food is consistently prepared in accordance with quality standards
  • Participating in meetings as required
  • Managing customer relations as required
  • Training and managing other kitchen personnel as required
  • Working to determine menu items
  • Performing other duties as assigned and consistent with the position


  • Completion of secondary school
  • Minimum 10 years of kitchen experience, including 6 months of kitchen experience in Japanese cuisine
  • Knowledge of traditional Japanese techniques and flavour profiles
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Intense focus on excellence
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, late nights, weekends, and public holidays

Completion of a culinary program is considered an asset.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Executive Chef: 5 years (Preferred)

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