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Title:  Sous Chef

Requisition #:  432952

Ottawa, ON, CA, K1S 5B6

Career Area:  Professional & Management

Job Description

Come join our passionate culinary team!  We are hiring full-time Sous Chefs to join our Carleton Dining Services team at Carleton University campus. You will have the opportunity to create and wide range of cultural cuisines, work with local partners, feature special dishes with your own flair, and impact our customers’ dining experience. 


Working with the management team on a daily basis, our Sous Chefs oversee all activities of our Cooks and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing and cooking food in a high-volume environment.  The Sous Chefs also provide training and culinary vision and leadership.

What We Offer

  • Health and Dental benefits after 3 months of employment for full-time employees
  • Free On-site parking
  • Meal program allows you to eat at a discounted price
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan program   
  • Training and development
  • Position advancement opportunities 
  • Employee recognition programs including service awards
  • Strong focus on a safe and healthy work environment
  • Diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Aramark Scholarship Program which gives scholarship opportunities for dependents of full-time employees

About the Job

  • Oversee food production for the operation
  • Provide high quality food in a professional and efficient manner
  • Resolve customer concerns in a timely and courteous manner
  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding menu item preparation, including dietary restrictions and allergies  
  • Develop and motivate team members by providing culinary leadership and training
  • Manage culinary staff while maintaining accountability and fostering an engaging culture
  • Responsible for ensuring a safe & healthy work environment and compliance with food safety regulations
  • Develop and plan menus
  • Oversee inventory control and labour schedules
  • Ensure adherence to all of Aramark Policies and Procedures
  • May perform other job duties as required

About You

  • Multiple years in the culinary field
  • Professional culinary training
  • Red Seal Certification is an asset
  • Passion for food and hospitality
  • Excellent people management skills; experience training and supervising team members
  • Working knowledge and training on all health & safety standards and sanitation standards i.e. Food Safe, GHS, Health and Safety Policies, food-handling techniques


The selected candidate for this position will need to complete and successfully pass a Criminal Background Check.

About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.