Kitchen Lead

$20.27 hourly
  • 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters
  • 2198 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Oct 31, 2023
Full time Restaurant-Food Service

Job Description

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters is hiring Kitchen Lead in Vancouver


In this position, you will act as a Team Lead and supervise the kitchen staff.  Your main duties are to produce high quality, exceptional doughnuts, and baked goods in a high-capacity kitchen environment to ensure all of our products are available for as much of the day as possible.


Job Duties

  • Oversees pastry kitchen operations per café and leads and supervises the team in day-to-day tasks. 
  • Assists with training pastry staff on new products and recipes.  
  • Assists with creating the weekly schedule in accordance with labour cost and percentage.
  • Assists with training new employees. 
  • All baking and glazing tasks, including but not limited to: yeast dough, scones, doughnut fillings, and glazes.  
  • Curates deep cleaning and prep schedules and follows through on completion. 
  • Completes weekly orders for ingredients and supplies needed for operations. 
  • Participates in monthly inventory on the last Sunday of each month. If unable due to sickness or vacation, ensures proper coverage. 
  • Communicates with Executive Chef when unable to complete or unsure of any tasks; Develops and proposes solutions for how to best proceed.  
  • Ensures that team is sanitizing food preparation areas as determined by HACCP and company policy.  
  • Familiar with kitchen safety procedure, and the location of all HACCP record forms.  




  • High School Diploma
  • Culinary or Pastry Certificate/Diploma would be an asset 
  • Food Safe Certification Level 1 
  • 2 years of commercial baking experience 
  • 1-2 years of baking supervisor experience  




Full-time, 32 hours per week

$20.27 per hour

Benefits: 4% paid vacation per year, Complimentary café beverages and discounted products. Extended medical benefits (Dental, healthcare, paramedical service coverage, vision, life insurance) are available after one year employment. Employees pay 50%.

Start date: As soon as possible

Language of work is English

Address: 2198 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

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