Fairmont Chef De Partie - Pastry in Canada

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Chef de Partie - Pastry

Every memorable dining experience at The Fairmont Banff Springs 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: For 125 years, The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation. With 768 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, 78,000 square feet of expansive conference facilities, and one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career. This is a vibrant workplace with tremendous growth and mentorship opportunities; a place for colleagues who aspire to deliver amazing guest service, learn, grow and innovate.

The Rocky Mountain lifestyle doesn’t disappoint. Just a 1-hour drive from Calgary, Banff uniquely blends a community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It’s all at your doorstep; this year-round, mountain culture offers true work–life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations. Our welcoming community is cultural, and dynamic.

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Lead, teach, coach and inspire all department Colleagues
  • Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Organize production for the day and assign duties to be completed by Colleagues
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Laise daily with Banquets, Stewarding and Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Continually strive to improve food preparation and presentations
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage and order food items as required
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Experience in pastry required
  • 1 – 2 years experience as a Leader
  • 2 – 6 years experience working in a fast paced kitchen
  • Strong Skills in visual presentation of food, with a familiarity with contemporary serving styles.
  • WHMIS or similar training
  • High School diploma
  • Journeyman or international equivalent. Documentation Required
  • Safe Food Handling Certification

Rate of Pay: Starting rate of pay: $18.48 per hour 6th month rate of pay: $21.16 per hour

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
  • Work Environment is humid, dusty, noisey and fumes

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

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. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Management / Supervisory

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: 21.Jan.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: BSH02674