The Opportunity

Moncton, NB
Hospitality and Food Service

At Murphy Hospitality Group we pride ourselves on an exceptionally high standard of quality service and products. It takes the best people to reach this higher standard of excellence. We believe in extensive training and providing our people with an excellent benefits program, competitive wages, advancement professional development opportunities. At MHG its all about the people!

The Opportunity - Head Chef, Gahan House Hub City

At the Gahan House, we believe in great beer, great food, and providing the 'Gahan Experience' through our genuine hospitality. We elevate the brew-pub experience for every guest by using fresh local ingredients in both our handcrafted beers and delicious food. The 'Gahan Experience' is a memorable one. Experience the food. Experience the beer. Experience the Gahan.

The Gahan House is seeking a dedicated Head Chef who has gained considerable experience working in a high volume - fast paced kitchen. Our Chef is driven by reaching goals and targets and will be customer focused, taking a "hands-on" management approach. The Head Chef will oversee all kitchen operations with a strong knowledge of recipe development, food costing, inventory, scheduling, labour management and the development and leadership of line level talent. They will create, demonstrate and promote a kitchen culture that revolves around the passion and enjoyment of cooking, ingredients and working as a team.

The Duties -

-Demonstrate and communicate the Gahan vision to all team members and lead by example

-Ensuring team members provide a memorable guest experience through coaching and fostering a positive working culture by reinforcing the MHG values daily, exciting team members with their positive nature and leadership

-Build and maintain relationships with team members both back and front of house

-Present an influential presence in the kitchen which fosters growth, learning and development

-Work with the Sous Chef, and team members to meet all projected goals when it comes to waste and labour control

-Oversee ordering of inventory and daily prep work

-Work on line with team members, maintaining a high level of food quality

-Oversees kitchen operations and cleanliness inline with health and safety program outlined by Murphy Hospitality Group and WorkSafe New Brunswick

-Perform all back of house crew duties as needed including prep and supportive work, butchery, working all line stations and expediting dishes

The Must Haves -

-Applicants must have 5+ years experience cooking in a full-service high volume restaurant

-Previous experience of 3-4 years in back of house management experience

-A culinary diploma or degree is considered an asset

-Red seal certification is also considered an asset

-Must possess a passion for the culinary experience and the food service industry

-Ability to take direction, work calmly under pressure and delegate tasks and provide direction as needed to team members

-Must work well with others, enjoy teaching team members, and helping grow and develop top line talent

-Must possess a desire for personal and professional development

The Rewards -

-Competitive industry wages

-Annual bonus program

-Medical & dental coverage

-Growth and professional development opportunities

-Wellness & Fitness programs

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A little bit about us

Murphy Hospitality Group

"Hospitality is the foundation of our business and our mindset. Much like life, it is all about how you make people feel; It's that simple, and it's that hard."? Murphy Hospitality Group (MHG) started out back in 1980 when Company president Kevin Murphy and his wife Kathy opened the doors to their first restaurant in Prince Edward Island. MHG has grown to become a leader in the hospitality industry in Atlantic Canada. MHG now encompasses14 restaurant locations throughout PEI, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, five Brew Pubs, two boutique hotel properties and the Prince Edward Island Brewing Company, a world class brewery and event space. Our mission is to define the guest's experience. When a guest says .."Remember that amazing experience we had in Prince Edward Island?" We want that sentence to be about us, whether it is through great food, friendly knowledgeable staff, clean comfortable hotels, restaurants or breweries