Chef De Partie (Pastry)

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The Fairmont Banff Springs

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Chef De Partie (Pastry)

Work with our team of Chefs creating world class dining experiences for our guests. This is your opportunity to work in a Kitchen committed to preparing and serving the finest meals.  A World-class experience is awaiting you. 
Hotel Overview: For over 125 years, The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation. With 757 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 Pastry Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Uphold all sanitation and hygiene standards; be clean and presentable at all times
  • Run a shift; organize a work plan, menus and ordering food for the shop
  • Promote and maintain a cohesive teamwork environment which promotes development
  • Check production schedule to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake
  • Conduct and organize training, ensure station prep lists are in order
  • Understands and maintains Health and Safety Policies in a safe and injury free workplace by following Occupational Health & Safety standards, Safe Work Practices, complying to all sanitation and Equipment Safety Checklist for operation and maintenance, WHMIS
  • Prepare and facilitate the Pastry/Bakery orientation that includes menu standards, safety procedures kitchen tour etc.
  • Work within the Hotel budget guidelines for the kitchen and pastry shop, to take responsibility for minimizing; labour costs, food costs, wastage, unnecessary expenses, etc.
  • Maintain fresh ingredients with proper rotation
  • Understands and complies with employment harassment policies
  • Able to push and pull heavy carts, lift boxes, reach for boxes, stand on feet for duration of their shift
  • Ability to work a variety of different shifts as well as overnights
  • Other duties as assigned
Preferred Knowledge & Experience:
  • Journeymen’s Baker papers are required
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced, large kitchen environment
  • Proven organizational and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of sanitation and safety regulations is required
  • Demonstrates a genuine passion for guest interaction and turning moments into memories
  • Proficient in artisan breads, quick breads and laminated products
  • Ability to demonstrate innovative and artistic techniques to keep in line with current as well as future culinary and pastry trends
  • Computer knowledge with a basic understanding of Microsoft Office programs
  • Previous experience in managing and maintaining profit margins including menu costing, food budget and labor cost an asset
  • Flexible to the demands of the business
  • Excellent communication skills are required
  • Previous experience working in a quality pastry shop or bakery is required
  • Red Seal Journeyman Baker Certificate
  • Safe Food Handling Certification
  • High School diploma
  • Experience in Luxury Hotel Kitchens
  • 2-4 years’ experience as a Leader
  • Strong Skills in visual presentation of food, with a familiarity with contemporary serving styles.
  • Experience with Recipe development and innovation
  • WHMIS or similar training
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 to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
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!



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