Nordstrom Canada - Sous Chef - Rideau Centre/Ottawa in Ontario, Canada

Nordstrom isn’t just another job — it’s a career. We’re a leading fashion retailer that also operates innovative in-store restaurants that focus on freshly made food. We believe in rewarding outstanding work, developing our employees’ careers and building long-term relationships with our customers and employees. It’s fun, supportive, competitive and a great place to grow your career.

A day in the life…


As a sous chef on our Restaurant team, you’ll play a dual role — part kitchen genius, part artist. In this role, you’ll…

  • Complete a comprehensive Manager in Training program that covers all the in’s and out’s of running a successful restaurant — from budgeting and invoicing to scheduling and recruiting.

  • Work with the chef to lead the kitchen crew in preparing outstanding, hand-crafted food while following our tried and true recipes.

  • Train, motivate and help develop the kitchen staff while also focusing on the business goals of process improvements, growth, efficiency, profitability and compliance with company procedures.

  • Make sure the kitchen sparkles and is always ready to pass the white glove test.

You own this if you…


  • Have been there and done that in the food and beverage industry for two to five years.

  • Are excited by new ideas and learning new methods and systems.

  • Know what mirepoix is.

  • Have career ambitions in the fast-paced restaurant industry — next stop, chef…who knows from there!

  • Have solid written and verbal communications skills, as well as strong math skills — quick, how many cups are in a quart?

  • Embrace working a flexible schedule.

  • Are the proud owner of a food handler’s card where required by local and provincial regulations.

We’ve got you covered…


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes a fabulous merchandise discount; an employer-matched retirement plan; extended health, prescription, vision and dental coverage and more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Job: *Management

Title: Canada - Sous Chef - Rideau Centre/Ottawa

Location: Canada-Ontario-Ottawa

Requisition ID: 275017