Head chef

Po Lam Buddhist Association based in Chilliwack, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Head chef. Po Lam Buddhist Association offers a range of spiritual and community services to individuals seeking a connection to Buddhism and a desire to cultivate a harmonious and compassionate way of life. We organizes charitable events, such as food drives, clothing donations, and visits to hospitals or elderly care centers, with the intention of offering support and care to those in need. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Po Lam Buddhist Association
Position: Head chef
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $16.75 hourly 40 hours per week
Employment Type: Term or contract Full time
Location: Chilliwack, BC
Shifts: Day
Transportation information: Own transportation
Work setting: School or educational institution/establishment, Remote location, Formal dining room, Rural area
Ranks of chefs: Head chef
Supervision: 5-10 people


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates should have experience of 3 years to less than 5 years
Cuisine specialties: 
Cantonese cuisine, Canadian, Vegetarian, Gluten-free
Food specialties: Bakery goods and desserts, Cereals, grains and pulses, Eggs and dairy, Cold kitchen, Stocks, soups and sauces, Vegetables, fruits, nuts and mushrooms
Own tools/equipment: Cellular phone, Internet access, Uniform, Gloves, Tools
Credentials: Food Safety Certificate, Cook Trade Certification
Security and safety: Criminal record check

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and be physically demanding
  • The candidates should be able to work with attention to detail
  • The candidates should be able to work in tight deadlines
  • The candidates should be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, crouch, and kneel for extended periods
  • The candidates should be able to handle heavy loads
  • The candidates should be able to work in non-smoking area, noisy area, and hot area

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be dependable, organized, initiative, flexible, and reliable
  • The candidates should have excellent oral communication, efficient interpersonal skills, and be able to work as a team player

Candidate Status:

  • Canadian citizen and permanent or temporary foreign workers of Canada are eligible for this position.
  • International Candidates who don’t have a valid Canadian work permit also can apply


  • The candidates should be able to maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory, analyze operating costs and other data, demonstrate new cooking techniques and new equipment to cooking staff
  • The candidates should be able to supervise activities of specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers, create new recipes, instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • The candidates should be able to prepare and cook complete meals and specialty foods for events such as banquets, supervise cooks and other kitchen staff, prepare and cook food on a regular basis, or for special guests or functions
  • The candidates should be able to prepare and cook meals or specialty foods, requisition food and kitchen supplies, arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
  • The candidates should be able to estimate food requirements and food and labour costs, recruit and hire staff
  • The candidates should be able to plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards, train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food
  • The candidates should be able to prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances, plan menus, determine size of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs, and monitor and order supplies


  • The candidates will get on-site housing options, and free parking

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume, and job reference number) through below mentioned details.

By email




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected, and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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