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Chef de Cuisine - Permanent Full Time (June 2021 Start Date)

  • Banff (Banff)
  • Teaching

Job description

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.    

What is in it for you:
·  Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status 
·  Duty meal in our newly renovated staff cafeteria
·  Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status
·  Employee Travel Program 
·  Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks)
·  Discounts on food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf 
·  Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor
What you will be doing:  
Reporting to the Executive 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
·  Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items according to hotel recipes and standards
·  Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues and ensure all kitchen colleagues are aware of standards & expectations
·  Liaise daily with venue Managers to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
·  Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation 
·  Ensuring proper and adequate levels of food are held and ordered through birchstreet procurement system
·  Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions 
·  Actively interact with guests at tables
·  Balance operational, administrative and colleague needs
·  Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
·  Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment 
·  Follow kitchen policies, procedures, service standards and monitor for performance
·  Monitors all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage 
·  Adhere to menu engineering program and create seasonal and holiday menus according to hotel guidelines
·  Control outlet food cost, through menu engineering, production efficiencies, and food waste
·  Active in planet 21 initiatives 
·  Coach and mentor sous chefs and culinary colleagues
·  Conduct corrective disciplinary action forms and documentation as needed
·  Completes daily temperature log books and insures FIFO of all received goods.
·  Adhere to and follow ALLSAFE health and safety protocols, ensure all colleagues are trained and held accountable for the set standard
·  Place work orders for items needing repair
·  Other duties as assigned
Your experience and skills include:                                                             
·  Minimum 3-4 year’s Culinary Management experience in a luxury hotel or large kitchen environment
·  Red Seal Certificate (Journeyperson’s papers) or recognized international equivalent required  
·  Safe Food Handling Certification required
·  Proficient in Microsoft windows applications word, excel, power point, and birchstreet
·  Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
·  Possess strong leadership, organization, time management, coaching & communication skills
·  Creative, forward thinking
·  Strong Skills in visual presentation of food, with a familiarity with contemporary serving styles; Attention to detail, accuracy and consistency with recipes and plating
·  Works well with others, demonstrates good team spirit with an open mind
·  Able to lift, carry and pull up to 50lbs and able to constantly stand and walk throughout shift 
·  Able to withstand exposure to kitchen equipment includes large and small ovens, stoves, steam kettles, mixers, sheeter, fryers, rational ovens, steamers, tilt skillets, fridges and freezers as well as blast freezers
Your team and working environment:
·  Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel
·  Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer
·  Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?  We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit . Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo!  #BELIMITLESS
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