Join our dynamic team at Quayle’s Brewery, where we’re not just brewing beer—we’re crafting memorable experiences in Oro-Medonte’s scenic landscape. We’re seeking skilled, upbeat individuals passionate about food and customer service to enhance our brewery’s vibrant atmosphere. Enjoy the benefits of cross-training, a supportive team, a lucrative tip pool and consistent hours in a workplace that prides itself on community and a farm-to-fresh philosophy.

Location: Quayle’s Brewery, 4567 12 Line N, Oro-Medonte, ON L0K 1E0

Quayle’s Brewery is a farm brewery nestled on 87 acres in the picturesque rolling hills of Oro-Medonte. As an independently owned and operated establishment, we offer a unique destination experience for guests who value community, a farm-to-fresh approach, and a desire for knowledge. Our team is customer-focused and thrives on collaboration. With two floors of indoor seating, a spacious outdoor patio, and a charming beer garden, our brewery provides a welcoming atmosphere for all. All our beer is brewed on-site, utilizing key ingredients sourced from our property. Our on-site kitchen features a seasonal menu showcasing local ingredients, including produce from our garden, and is equipped to handle small catering and group functions. We also cater to special events such as weddings, parties, and corporate gatherings, in addition to hosting outdoor artisan markets, cycling events, and themed gatherings tailored to our diverse range of guests, from pet lovers to cyclists, with live music offered daily.

Purpose and Objective

Your day-to-day responsibilities will be to work under the direction of our Head Chef to help direct and manage the culinary excellent standards and operations at Quayle’s Brewery.  Manage all aspects of food production, including food preparation according to the description. Adhere to sanitation practices. Responsible for flawless Mise-en-place on the assigned station. Work with co-workers in completing general duties in a fast-paced environment.  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Major/Specific Responsibilities   

  • Provide management, leadership, training, and ongoing communication to the culinary team.
  • Ensure quality and consistency of our food and exceptional service to all customers.
  • Perform opening and closing procedures.
  • Provide full direction of the food service operations and management of quality assurance.
  • Create, develop & implement new innovative and cost-effective menu items with our Head chef.
  • Manage inventory and ordering.
  • Maximize productivity of the culinary team
  • Manage food costs and minimize waste of products.
  • Monitor and maintain kitchen cleanliness and equipment functioning.
  • Perform opening or closing of kitchen and ensure proper closure procedures.
  • Oversee prep is comprehensively complete.
  • Assist in the recruitment of new kitchen team members.

Working Relationships/Contacts  

You will work closely with the Owners, Head Chef, Line & Prep Cooks, Serving and Kitchen staff.


  • A passion for great food and all things craft
  • Proven success as a Kitchen Manager or Assistant Manager in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience managing a culinary team in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Experience with projection and management of inventory, food cost, labour, variable costs and prep charts
  • Proven Leadership Skills – staff development and motivation, technical culinary skills training, policy and procedure management, time management, problem solving/decision making.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills – Self-motivated &driven, positive with a high energy and excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Adaptable, flexible & dependable team player
  • Ability to spot problems and resolve them quickly while maintaining a level head.
  • Knowledge of equipment and systems
  • Stable job history.
  • Perform open and closing procedures.
  • Constantly use safe and hygienic food-handling practices
  • Perform general duties and special projects as required as part of the team.


This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Grooming – All employees must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per employer standards.

Customer-Service – Excellent customer service skills

Attitude – positive attitude and willingness to do whatever is needed of you.  Ability to anticipate and assist where needed.

Communication – Excellent communication and social skills, 100% fluency in English with high standards of hygiene and grooming.

Safety Focus – Demonstrates safe work practices and looks for ways to minimize workplace injuries.

Decision making – Able to prioritize, making prompt, fair and reasonable decisions.

Problem-solving – Adept at juggling multiple needs, calmly, respectfully, creatively, and successfully resolve problems, as required.

Emotional maturity – Interacts with others in a respectful manner, with demonstrated qualities of sincerity, helpfulness, courtesy, and humility.

Ethical and professional conduct – Fulfills responsibilities with the highest integrity.

Working Conditions

  • HOURS OF WORK: Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Able to work shifts (days/afternoons/evenings) 35 or more hours per week.
  • While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to stand for prolonged periods.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and carry approximately 20 feet.
  • Ability to physically walk approximately one-fourth (¼) of a mile and the circumference of the unit several times a day.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme hot temperatures.
  • Employee must be able to perform repetitive motions.
  • Employee must be able to work in a cold environment – such as when cleaning walk-in refrigerators.
  • The employee frequently has hands in soapy water and/or cleaning and sanitizing chemicals.
  • Employee must have ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Employee must be able to operate in an environment with moderate to high noise.
  • Employee must have the ability to always walk with non-skid shoes.
  • Employee must have the ability to access and produce information on a computer.
  • Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends, and holidays.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.