Chef Jobs in Ottawa Overview

Ottawa has number of restaurants and hotels; therefore the demand of chefs has always been huge. Likewise various other professions, there is a great demand of professional chefs in Ottawa. If you are experienced and capable enough to work in a professional environment as a chef, then do not get alarmed because this guide will become a complete assistance for you during your chef job search. However, before applying for a chef’s job, you need to assess few things, which are related to the profession. On the basis of some particular aspects you will be judged in an interview and your hiring will be done. Below are the steps that will guide you in finding an appropriate chef’s job in Ottawa.


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    Prepare a Resume:

    Before you go through various online sites or other mediums in urge to find a job, make sure you have prepared an impressive resume. Your resume should contain your career and educational history along with your present status and capabilities. The stronger your resume is, your chance of getting a phenomenal job gets increased.

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    Online Search:

    Search for chef jobs through different websites that provide listings of available vacancies in different hotels and restaurants of Ottawa. The prominent online sites which grants true information about Chef’s job in Ottawa are listed as follow:

    (a) Kijiji

    (b) Job Rapido

    (c) Indeed

  • 3

    Jobs in specific cuisine restaurant:

    If you have an expertise in specific cuisines like Chinese, Italian, Continental, then it will be easier for you to search in a defined area, as you can hunt out restaurants in Ottawa offering the cuisine of your expertise; you can apply for a chef job via restaurant website or can go to restaurant personally to look for the job. There are a number of websites where details about restaurants in Ottawa can be found, few sites are listed below:




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    Job Placement Agencies:

    If you are not satisfied with the first two approaches to find a chef’s job, then take help from some job placement agencies that have proved themselves as beneficial agencies in finding an ideal job in Ottawa.

    (a) Adecco

    (b) Dare HR

    (c) Excel HR

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    Jobs in well known hotels:

    You can directly apply for a chef's job, by accessing the websites of different reputable hotels in Ottawa, or visit them in person to drop your resume. Below is the list of some best hotels that are operating in Ottawa.

    (a) Fairmonte Chateau Laurier

    (b) Lord Elgin Hotel

    (c) The Westin Ottawa

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    Prepare yourself for an Interview:

    After applying in several places, patiently wait for an answer, do not get apprehensive this will take a little time, till then get yourself prepared for an outclass interview.  If you find yourself lacking in a particular place, you can cover that up by giving a confident interview. Make sure you have complete knowledge about the field in which you have applied, and the information added in your resume is completely true. Practice an interview with a friend and prepare few sample questions so that your fake interview can grant you a complete feel of a real interview.

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