Pursuit Banff Gondola Chef De Partie Pastries

Pursuit Collection
Banff, AB
Seasonal, Full-time

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Discounted or free food
Full job description
What will be your daily pursuit?:
Provide excellent guest experiences through the consistent preparation and focused execution of pastries

This fun, seasonal job is posted as part of our hiring for spring/summer 2024.
The starting salary for this position will be dependent on experience.
What perks can you expect?:
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
The Chef de Partie will provide excellent guest experiences through the consistent preparation and focused execution of food items. Successful candidate will operate in a manner that provides a safe and enjoyable experience for the guest, co-workers and self.

Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and missions of Pursuit
Ability to create and execute fine dining pastry dishes
Inspirationally lead and train kitchen personal
Supervise / coordinate the preparation and all pastries at the Banff Gondola
Provide culinary instruction and demonstration of culinary techniques
Order to forecasted volumes and specify budgets
Select and develop standardized recipes to ensure consistent quality
Maintain/audit presentation technique and quality standards
Ensure all Health and Safety protocols are being adhered to as per AHS guidelines
Oversee special catering events
Meet or exceed forecasted/budgeted COGS/LTR and operational budgets (expenses)
Works within inventory control systems including daily updates to ensure accuracy
Complies with Pursuit Branded policies and procedures
Follows Pursuit pillars of employment and service
Comfortable guest facing and tableside interactions
Flexible to work in various locations
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Journeyman’s Red Seal preferred, or equivalent
1-3 years’ management experience in a high-volume food service and restaurant operation
Experience in demonstration of pasties
Experience in menu writing, development and costing
Strong background in high volume and production
Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on customer service
Experienced and proficient in the latest sanitation and HACCP standards
Ability to control operating costs – labour and food
Computer literacy is essential
Being an effective administrator through inventory programs
Highly organized with the ability to create consistency without compromising creativity
Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods of time
Adhere to the Pursuit grooming policy
Standard first-aid or higher is an asset
What will your work environment be like?:
Beautiful. You’ll work in an iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around our amazing properties.
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog.
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.
Equal Employment Opportunity Information: Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.