Head Chef

Posted October 13 2018

Sugar Moon Farm has an immediate opening for a Chef who is excited about rural living, cooking with maple syrup, local sourcing and the culinary tourism experience.  The right candidate will be committed to working with our strong existing brand and further developing products and experiences to take us to the next level.


Head Chef 

  • min 38 hours / week
  • $40,000/yr salary neg.


Must have:

  • Red Seal Certification or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years experience running a kitchen
  • Food Handlers Certificate 
  • WHMIS / OHS Certificates 


Ability to:

  • Work flexible hours 
  • Lead a with professionalism, cleanliness, high standards, proper procedures 
  • Develop and implement kitchen management systems 
  • Execute and develop existing brunch menu
  • Provide and execute catering menus for special events 
  • Create food specials for all services using local, seasonal ingredients
  • Develop and implement retail products
  • Create and implement innovative maple-themed culinary experiences
  • Pay close attention to detail.


Please send your resume, cover letter and 3 references to quita@sugarmoon.ca. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Sugar Moon Farm (est. 1996) is an award-winning family-run Maple Syrup Farm and Log Restaurant in Earltown, Nova Scotia. 


Open year round since 2001, we provide unique maple-themed culinary and educational experiences to over 30,000 visitors/yr from all over the world through our

  • 60-seat fully-licensed restaurant
  • all-day locally-inspired brunch
  • educational sugar camp tours 
  • retail shop 
  • hiking and snowshoeing trails 
  • Chef’s Nights + other evening events
  • Private parties/culinary experiences 


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