Posted: July 29, 2022
Full Time

1166476 Ontario Ltd. o/a Trattoria Nervosa (GUSTO 54 Group)

Company: 1166476 Ontario Ltd. o/a Trattoria Nervosa (GUSTO 54 Group)

Business Information: At Trattoria Nervosa, we put as much care and consideration into our food and drink as we do into creating memorable experiences for our customers. Our customers are our extended family. And like family, we invite them to sit at our table and enjoy home-cooked Southern Italian food prepared with pride and love.

Business address: 75 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, ON M5R 1B8

Location of work: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods as specified by Chef and/or customers
Cook special meals for customers with food allergies or intolerances
Plan menus, determine size of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs, and monitor and order supplies. Ensure that all mis en place needed for service is ready for use, this involves organization of working tools (knives, pans, etc.) and preparation of dish elements, chopping of vegetables and butchery.
Inspect kitchens and food service areas
Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment
Clean kitchen and work areas
Follow recipes accurately as outlined by Chef
Coordinate timing of dish completion with other cooks, as directed by Chef
Mark and date all stored food
Store or dispose of all unused items
Perform duties in accordance with Ontario Health and Safety Standards


- Education: Completion of high school is required

- Experience: A minimum of 2 years of experience as a cook is required. If the candidate does not have at least 2 years of experience, a post-secondary certificate is required

- Experience and knowledge of Italian cuisine is a strong asset

- Experience in high volume kitchen is a strong asset

- Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads (up to 9kg – 20 lbs), Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Large workload, Work under pressure, Standing for extended periods

- Personal Suitability: Positive attitude, Efficiency, Energetic, Goal-oriented, Hardworking, Integrity, Proactive, Time management, Collaborative, Dependability, Reliability, Team player, Organized, Effective interpersonal skills, Accurate, Initiative, Judgement, Client focus, Flexibility

- Work Site Environment: Hot and Noisy

- Language: Intermediate English is required

Salary: $17.00 - $19.00 Hourly, 30-44 Hours per week.

Benefits: Uniform is provided, Basic Dental insurance, Extended Medical Insurance, Free meals while working, Employee discount in all our GUSTO 54 restaurants. If the candidate is willing to relocate, transportation costs are covered by the employer.

Important information: Flexibility in schedule is required. Position requires extended work hours, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed. The candidate will work 8 to 10 hours a day within the rotational shifts that are available from 9:00 AM up to 1:00 AM.

Apply by e-mail to:


Apply by mail to: 75 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, ON M5R 1B8

When applying by e-mail, include in the subject line “Cook”

stephanie [at]