The Canal Club

Chef de Cuisine

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Company: The Canal Club

Category: Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Published on 2021-10-21 19:13:04

Summary of Position:

The Canal Club Chef de Cuisine will run day to day operations which includes but not limited to supervise and work with all kitchen staff in order to prepare, cook and present food according to restaurant and resort standard recipes in order to create high end quality food products.

Job Functions:

Day to Day 

Check line to ensure they are properly putting out food in a timely manner, with quality and constancy in mind.

Work on any chef specific prep, and any line prep if needed immediately

Do a line spot check daily in-between meal period changes

Put in Orders for the day produce, fish, bread, and any items needed for service.

Work on any office oriented work needed.

Assign, in detail, specific duties to cooks under supervision for efficient operation of kitchen.

Ensure line is set for service and work expo


Schedule culinary staff so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line.

Run specials according to seasonality that are on theme.

Develop new recipes in line with concept and cuisine.

Assist in the creation of Seasonal Holiday menus.

Ensure proper receiving, storage (labeling, dating) and rotation of food products so as to comply with health department regulations.

Check all costed recipes to ensure up to date and correct.

Adhere to control procedures for cost and quality.

Perform all other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef and/or the General Manager.


Supervise daily cleaning of walk-in boxes for safety reasons.

Maintain vacation schedule for proper staffing.

Reports any equipment in need of repair to chef and engineering for service.

Performs duties as requested, such as Amenities, V.I.P. parties and staff meetings.


Education : High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Culinary or apprenticeship program preferred

Experience : Minimum 3 years cooking experience in a similar environment required. Broiler and sauté experience preferred. Experience in a creative / forward thinking free standing restaurant environment is HIGHLY preferred!

Certificates or Licenses : Maricopa County Food Service Worker card

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking, i.e. sauces, stocks, and cooking procedures

• Knowledge of the acceptable standards of sanitation

• Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e. stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, etc…

• Ability to butcher fish and/or meat

• Basic mathematical skills to prepare recipes

• Ability to understand and comply with all Health Department standards

• Ability to memorize and perform Resort Standards, AAA Diamond standards, and Mystery shopper standards

Personal Characteristics:

Behaves ethically

Organized: Maintain a neat, organized workspace, maintaining important documents pertinent to job

Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language in order to properly document incidents and activities utilizing Perspective Software.

Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review)

Working Conditions:

Attendance as scheduled is a critical element in all positions at The Scott Resort & Spa.

The Scott Resort & Spa’s leaders and team members believe each guest should be treated with respect and professionalism. We create A HEARTfelt experience…BEyond Expectations, enticing our guests to return again and again. In order to be successful at The Scott Resort & Spa, team members must share both our vision and our values (Helpful, Ethical, Attentive, Resourceful and Thankful). This includes possessing and demonstrating a high level of courtesy and respect for both internal and external guests. Our fun, friendly and enthusiastic team members treat every guest as if they were our only guest. A true customer focus is essential to success with our property.

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