Experienced Cook Currently Needed In Toronto Canada With Visa Sponsorship

We are currently looking for a Full-time Experienced Cook!

LOCATION: 5165 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N 5P5


$17.00/hour + tips (if applicable)


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Store discount
  • Vision care


  • Exhibits culinary talents by performing day-to-day tasks, producing key menu items
  • Utilize various kitchen skills and cooking methods to meet Brand standards
  • Evaluate the quality of food products, prep items, and final menu items being served to guests
  • Verify that menu items are prepared to spec, respecting portion control and menu descriptions
  • Communicate food orders to Kitchen staff, paying attention to priorities and special requests (i.e. food allergies)
  • Maintain a steady flow of orders. Responsible for orders meeting timing standards
  • Ensure high standards of plating and presentation
  • Conduct line checks. Prepare and stock all line product items and garnishes including maintaining assigned par levels
  • Always ensure the cleanliness of dinnerware and service
  • Maintain kitchen areas to ensure the utmost visual appeal and Brand Alignment
  • Follow proper ordering, inventory, and receiving procedures
  • Comply and action on all health, food safety, and hygiene standards and policies
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Oversee kitchen helpers and train new staff
  • Comply and action on all health, food safety, and hygiene standards and policies
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • A minimum of 1 year of culinary experience as a Line Cook required
  • Experience mentoring and coaching team
  • Experience in a high-volume, fast-paced, restaurant setting
  • Japanese culinary experience is an asset
  • Food Safety certification as required

Skills & Qualifications

  • Secondary School Education or equivalent proven and related work experience
  • Strong communication skills in English; Japanese and French are considered an asset
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Positive attitude and willingness to always push to be better
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Team player – assist in a positive Guest experience however necessary
  • Energetic – ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Sponsorship to foreign workers who qualify for the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) will be considered.


Aside from working at the best Japanese Ramen spot in Canada, you can participate in our:

  • Extended Benefits – Medical, Vision, and Dental (Applicable after successful completion of the probationary period)
  • Staff discounts across all Kinka Family group restaurants globally (KINKA IZAKAYA, KINTON RAMEN, JaBistro, NEO COFFEE BAR, KINKA SUSHI BAR IZAKAYA)
  • Staff meals
  • Referral Program
  • Flexible shift schedules are available


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position works in extreme temperatures- hot and cold and requires standing for up to 8 hours per shift, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and climbing all day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position also requires lifting up to 40 lbs from floor to waist, waist to shoulder, and shoulder to above head. This position also required twisting, turning, and reaching.

Diversity & Inclusion

KINKA FAMILY invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation for interviews or other meetings, please feel welcome to note your needs in your application.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: $17.00 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay
  • Tips


  • cooking: 1 year (required)
  • Restaurant: 1 year (required)


  • Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (required)

Work Location: In person

Interested persons can apply through the company’s website https://www.kinkafamily.com/

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