The kitchen supervisor plans and directs the activities related to the preparation and the cooking of the menu items and performs the same role as the cooks.
This type of employment requires 1 to 2 years of experience as cook or as kitchen team leader. The ability to quickly grasp the facts, an analytical mind, facility with numbers and the ability to make decisions are required.A team spirit, collaboration, leadership and good communication skills are required.Confidence, integrity, stress management skills, dynamic personality, energy, autonomy, initiative, availability, flexibility and a focus on quality and organization are required.
Work hours are generally pre-scheduled and there is occasional overtime. The schedule varies according to the position, daytime, the night time or the weekend. It is frequently required to work evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Work is rather intense at mealtimes. The work environment is noisy and there can be pressure to maintain the work pace. Risk of cuts, scrapes and burns. Occasional office work may be required.