Cook - Relocation to Banff, AB

  • Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Montréal, Quebec (QC)
  • Aug 03, 2022
Full time

Job Description

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? Continue your career in the kitchen and come and work with our committed Chefs and strong culinary team preparing and serving the finest meals with amazing local ingredients in one of our amazing restaurants.

SUBSIDIZED STAFF ACCOMMODATIONS OFFERED FOR RELOCATING CANDIDATES - HEART OF BANFF NATIONAL PARK

Available Positions:
Second Cook - Savoury & Pastry/Bakeshop
First Cook - Savoury & Pastry/Bakeshop
Demi Chef de Partie
Chef de Partie

Rate of Pay Second Cook: Starting at $17.50 per hour. Full rate after one year is $19.47 per hour.

Rate of Pay First Cook: Starting at $18.56 per hour. Full rate after one year is $22.54 per hour.

Rate of Pay Demi Chef Partie: Starting at $20.95 per hour. Full rate after one year is $24.03 per hour.

Rate of Pay Chef de Partie: Starting at $23.60 per hour. Full rate after one year is $27.58 per hour.

What is in it for you:
Guaranteed $15.00 a day housing for full time employees walking distance from the hotel
Includes daily hot meal and salad bar in our 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 and early bird specials for ski hills with option for payroll deduction
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor

What you will be doing as Second/First Cook - Savoury:
Prepare, cook and service all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to the recipes and standards including mise en place of fruits and vegetables
Ensuring quality, and freshness, to all food items being prepped
Have full knowledge of all menu items in your area; participate in the creation of daily features and promotions
Receiving, and maintaining proper rotation of products in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage using FIFO
Following all standards set in place by the Sous Chef
Adhere to and follow ALLSAFE health and safety protocols
Flexibility to work in any kitchen venue environment at anytime
Other duties as assigned

What you will be doing as Second/First Cook - Pastry/Bakeshop:
Prepare daily production of fresh artisan breads, rolls, muffins and all other bakeshop items according to the standard recipes
Prepare daily production of fresh scones, cakes, cookies, tarts, squares/bars, according to the standard recipes
Proficient in artisan breads, quick breads and laminated products
Ensuring quality, and freshness, to all food items being prepped
Receiving, and maintaining proper rotation of products in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage using FIFO
Following all standards set in place by the Sous Chef
Adhere to and follow ALLSAFE health and safety protocols
Other duties as assigned

Your experience and skills include:
Minimum 1 year culinary/baking & pastry arts experience for Second Cook and minimum 2 years culinary/baking & pastry arts experience for First Cook preferably in a luxury hotel or large kitchen environment
Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Culinary School an asset
Safe Food Handling Certification
Previous experience as a Kitchen Helper or Cook
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
Attention to detail, accuracy and consistency with recipes and plating
Demonstrates initiative, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
Able to maintain high service levels under pressure
Able to lift, carry and pull up to 50lbs and able to constantly stand and walk throughout shift

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!

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Seasonal

Salary: $17.50-$23.60 per hour

Additional pay:
Overtime pay
Benefits:
Dental care
Disability insurance
Discounted or free food
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
On-site gym
On-site parking
Paid time off
Vision care
Wellness program
Flexible language requirement:
French not required
Schedule:
8 hour shift
Day shift
Evening shift
Holidays
Overtime
Weekend availability