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Chef, Private Club

The Chef, Private Club will work to create unforgettable premium culinary experiences for our guests in a new premium space in Rogers Arena. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the back of house restaurant operations that deliver superior and exemplary service of outstanding food to private club guests and for the daily supervision and production of culinary operations. The successful candidate has the ability to put together key relational, financial, and leadership ingredients to build a highly motivated team and will have the opportunity to take their career to the next level in an environment like no other.

This role will focus on:

  • Providing leadership, development, and motivation of team to ensure an exceptional culinary experience through consistent delivery of the highest quality food

  • Ensuring excellent service through consistent and timely execution of all menus and recipes, training, and accountability of the culinary team in execution and by obtaining regular feedback through table visits and executing show quality standards

  • Leading the culinary management team to identify, evaluate, and consistently improve service strategies

  • Ensuring excellent food quality in presentation and production throughout the venue

  • Participating in menu planning and development

  • Overseeing the hiring and training of all culinary team members and maintaining appropriate staffing levels as per business needs

  • Managing culinary staff, including supervising activities of cooks and stewards

  • Engaging with premium club guests to ensure exceptional hospitality is always received

  • Maintaining sanitation standards throughout the kitchens to comply with Provincial regulations

  • Overseeing inventory of food product and coordinating product ordering and receiving

  • Developing strong working relationships with suppliers and benchmarking food costing


  • A team you can belong to and believe in

  • A fun, high energy environment

  • An open mind for new ideas

  • The opportunity to embark on a career development journey


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Chef or Sous Chef at a similar sized premium venue

  • Equivalent Red Seal certification, a degree in the Culinary Arts or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Impeccable creative culinary abilities

  • Inspirational leadership skills and the ability to rally a team to achieve its highest potential, and then driving it to the next level

  • The ability to create and develop dining experiences that drive customer satisfaction and loyalty

  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at one time

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a positive, enthusiastic attitude

  • Strong computer proficiency in systems related to the department

  • The flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required


  • At least 4 years of experience as a Chef in an entertainment-based facility

Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique community. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.

This position will remain open until filled.