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  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Culinary

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Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver, Canada

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REF27887Z

Cook I - Full Time, Seasonal

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Take part in the sustainable travel revolution at our harbor-front, eco-conscious hotel, which is home to Vancouver's first green roof and honey bee apiary. You'll be involved in building Fairmont Waterfront's ongoing reputation of excellence, which has recently seen us recognized as the 2nd Best Hotel in Canada by the readers of Conde Nast; Fairmont Waterfront offers relaxed luxury, incredible water views and is just steps away from Vancouver's seawall, Gastown and Canada Place. About us:

Why work at Fairmont Waterfront?

  • Deeply committed to sustainability and community
  • More than 50% of leadership team including c-suite, are women
  • Firm believers in diversity - we have colleagues from 60 countries
  • Passionate advocates for the LGBTQSIA + community - 365 days of the year, gender inclusive change rooms, only hotel brand to participate in Vancouver Pride Parade, on-going diversity training for all colleagues, hotel level committee and representation
  • Industry leading Leadership program and learning program through our Academies
  • Great perks - Colleague Travel Discount program, food & beverage discounts, transit reimbursement program for Trans Link monthly passes, subsidized meal during your shift through our colleague dining program, Benefit Plan including medical, dental and vision coverage, Pension Plan, and more!
  • One free stay through our Be Our Guest Program, in addition to an Employee discount card that provides up to 50% discounted rate for travel to over 5300 Accor hotels Worldwide
  • Full rate of pay of $32.39/hour following 90 days of service

Job Description

Cook I - Full Time, Seasonal (ending Oct. 31st)

Every memorable dining experience at the Fairmont Waterfront begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to exceptional cuisine. As Cook I, the care you devote to all aspects of food preparation will result in the creation of the finest meals. 

What you will be doing:              

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Prepare and service all food items for a la carte and/or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Ensure storeroom requisitions are accurate
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

Qualifications

Your skills and experience include:

  • Previous experience in the Culinary field required
  • Journey persons papers or international equivalent an asset
  • Diploma/Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

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

 

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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