Fairmont Cook/Kitchen Positions in Canada

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Cook/Kitchen Opportunities

Do you have a natural passion and creativity when it comes to cooking food? Would you like be part of a dynamic and innovative team in one of the largest hotels in Canada? Come and work with our committed Chefs and a strong Culinary team preparing and serving the finest meals with amazing ingredients.

Hotel Overview: The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation in the heart of Canada’s Rocky Mountains. With 764 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career.

Whether you are seeking innovative mentorship with global career opportunities or you are an outdoor adventure seekers, this year-round, mountain culture offers true work–life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations.

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

  • Candidates will be matched to positions based upon experience & qualifications
  • Please indicate your preference and availability in your cover letter
  • Job responsibilities vary based upon position and will be discussed during the interview process

Positions include (but are not limited to):

  • Demi Chef de Partie
  • First Cook
  • Apprentice
  • Second Cook
  • Prep Cook/Third Cook
Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Safe Food Handling Certification
  • Red Seal Journeyman Certificate
  • Experience in Luxury Hotel Kitchens
  • WHMIS or similar training
  • Previous experience is an asset

Perks: Endless staff events, subsidized staff housing, daily duty meal in our staff cafeteria, employee travel program, food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf discounts, competitive extended benefit plans (medical, vision, dental), employee assistance program.

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

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Lifting –up to 50lbs-25% of work time
  • Lifting-Under 20lbs 100% of Work Time
  • Carrying- Over 20lbs 100% of Work Time
  • Pulling- Over 20lbs 100% of Work Time

Describe Motions: Bending, standing, reaching, cutting, lifting, pushing, repetitive physical movements, dexterity and full range of motion of hands to whisk, scoop, cut scale, shape and move product as needed.

Work Environment: Exposure to kitchen equipment; large and small ovens, stoves, steam kettles, mixers, sheeter, fryers, rational ovens, steamers, tilt skillets, fridges and freezers as well as blast freezers

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 & RESORTSAt 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: Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

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

Req ID: BSH02083