Chef De Partie

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The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Chef de Partie

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge 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: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is surrounded by the snow capped mountains and enchanting lakes of Jasper National Park; a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site which includes the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada by the readers of SCOREGolf Magazine, a newly redesigned Fairmont spa, 6 food and beverage outlets, and many outdoor activities which are right outside your door. No matter what time of year you visit Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, you can expect to be a part of "The True Rocky Mountain Experience".
 
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Executive 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
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Supervise preparation and service all food items for a la carte and buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Lead a team to produce the highest quality of food preparation and presentation
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Maintain a working environment where creativity, continuous improvement, and constructive criticism are the standard
  • Seek opportunities to increase food revenue and decrease kitchen expense and maximize departmental productivity without compromising our guests satisfaction
  • Assign daily duties to Colleagues
  • Ensure storeroom requisitions are accurate
  • Stay 4 days ahead of function and outlet business levels to ensure all production is completed
  • Co-ordinate functions for timely set up and delivery
  • Play a key role in menu development
  • Educate and train colleagues
  • Provide fast and efficient guests services and respond quickly to all guests’ requests
  • Handle guest allergy concerns with appropriate care and importance
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • 3 years kitchen experience in a reputable establishment required
  • Strong understanding in knife use and safety required
  • W.H.M.I.S. certification required
  • Diploma or Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Completion of a certified foodservice handling course an asset
  • Valid Alberta driver’s license an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):         
  • Sitting - 1-2 hrs/day
  • Walking - 6-8 hrs/day
  • Standing - 6-8 hrs/day
  • Bending/Reaching - 1-3 hrs/day
  • Pushing/Pulling - 1-3 hrs/day
  • Physical Effort - may lift weights up to 50lbs
  • Environmental Stress - High - works mainly inside, however outside work may be required
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, Accountability and Excellence; 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!
 

               

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Alberta, Canada
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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