Fairmont Chef De Partie (General/ Pastry) in Hamilton, Bermuda

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Chef de* Partie (General/Pastry)*

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. Your passion for managing food preparation as Chef de Partie will inspire your team to create truly spectacular fare.

Hotel Overview: * *At Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, our approach to Human Resources begins with selecting the best candidates to join our global team of service professionals committed to turning moments into memories for our guests. As a member of our Food & Beverage team your passion and commitment will ensure that all food is prepared to exceed guest’s expectations and to provide an outstanding dining experience

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, engaging and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Demonstrate Fairmont core values in all interactions
  • Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Continually strive to improve food preparation and presentations
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Liaise daily with Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Follow and ensure compliance with all corporate, hotel and departmental policies and procedures
  • Participate in hotel committees
  • Perform any other function related duties and projects as assigned
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Qualifications:

  • At least three years general culinary; pastry / baking experience in a luxury hotel environment is required
  • Documented culinary certification (Red Seal certificate, Journeyman’s papers of international equivalent) is strongly preferred
  • At least 1 year international experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated creative culinary skills are required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written, fluent in English) skills are required
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a demanding fast paced environment
  • Proven ability to work cohesively as part of a team in a multicultural, diverse environment
  • Proven ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Computer literate in MS Office applications is an asset
  • Strong work ethic, highly responsible, and reliable. The ability to work shifts, extended hours including evenings, weekends and public holidays is required

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): * *

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps, using elevators

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work and reside in Bermuda.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Bermuda-Hamilton-The Fairmont Hamilton Princess

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Closing Date: 27.Jan.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: HAM00729