Fairmont Banff Springs Chef de Partie

Banff, AB
Fairmont Banff Springs
Banff, AB

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Company Description

Join the team at Fairmont Banff Springs. Set in one of Western Canada’s most spectacular alpine destinations, Banff offers a unique community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It's the perfect work/life combination.

Job Description

Chef de Partie

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

What is in it for you:

Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status employees
One complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria (additional meals can be purchased for $4/meal)
Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health (up to $5,000/year), Orthodontics (up to $2,500 - lifetime), Fertility Drugs and Gender Affirmation (Lifetime maximum of $10,000) for full time permanent status employees
Defined Contribution Pension Plan with employer matching up to 5% of annual earnings for full time permanent status employees
Employee travel program with discounts on room rates as well as on food & beverage at Fairmont & Accor properties world-wide
Access to the Mountain Explorer Travel Program – exclusive room rates for colleagues, which includes 50% off all food & beverage when staying at Fairmont Resorts in Lake Louise, Jasper & Whistler (subject to availability)
Comprehensive wellness platform (LifeWorks) for employee mental health and wellbeing support
Discounts while using our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre, Spa and Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Courses
Automatically added to our resort’s Colleague Lifestyle Program which includes access to staff activities and events
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor
What you will be doing:

Assist the Sous Chef with the day to day, on site operations of the kitchen
Work within the hotel budget guidelines for the kitchens, to take responsibility for minimizing; labour costs, food costs, wastage, unnecessary expenses, etc.
Train, mentor and lead all cooks below chef de partie level on daily duties and requirements
Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefing
Delegate and participate in the preparation, cooking and servicing of all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to the recipes and standards
Input work orders on items needing repair
Place orders for food in birchstreet system
Comply with and enforce all health and safety, sanitary, and nutrition regulations set in place by Fairmont Banff Springs and by the culinary department
Adhere to and follow ALLSAFE health and safety protocols
Other duties as assigned


Required experience:

Red Seal Journeyperson Cook Certification or international equivalency

Completion of Rouxbe Culinary Foundations level 1 & 2. Receiving certification in both with a grade greater than 90% and 54 months (7,020 hours) experience in relevant workplaces
Your experience and skills include:

Minimum 3 years’ culinary experience required preferably in a luxury hotel or large kitchen environment

Red Seal Certificate (Journeyperson’s papers) or recognized international equivalent required

Safe Food Handling Certification required

Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Culinary School an asset

Safe Food Handling Certification

Possess strong leadership, organization & communication skills

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

Self motivated, with the ability to make effective decisions

Demonstrates initiative, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

Ability to maintain high service levels under pressure

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

Additional Information

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 https://careers.accor.com/. Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

APPLY TODAY: For more information on working and living in at Fairmont Banff Springs, please visit www.banffspringsjobs.com.