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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Culinary

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Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, Edmonton, Canada

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REF28445M

First Cook (Full Time)

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Join us at Accor, where life pulses with passion!

As a pioneer in the art of responsible hospitality, the Accor Group gathers more than 45 brands, 5,600 hotels, 10,000 restaurants, and lifestyle destinations in 110 countries. While each brand has its own personality, where you will be able to truly find yourself, they all share a common ambition: to keep innovating and challenging the status-quo.​

By joining us, you will become a Heartist®, because hospitality is, first and foremost, a work of heart.​

You will join a caring environment and a team where you can be all you are. You will be in a supportive place to grow, to fulfil yourself, to discover other professions and to pursue career opportunities, in your hotel or in other hospitality environments, in your country or anywhere in the world!​

You will enjoy exclusive benefits, specific to the sector and beyond, as well as strong recognition for your daily commitment.​

Everything you will do with us, regardless of your profession, will offer a deep sense of meaning, to create lasting, memorable and impactful experiences for your customers, for your colleagues and for the planet.

Hospitality is a work of heart,
Join us and become a Heartist®.


Job Description

First Cook (Full Time)
Do you have an appetite for career progression and ready to take your culinary skills to a world-class platform? Take your career to a whole new level with us and join our kitchen team.

 

What you will be doing

  • Review daily production sheets with the Chef de Partie/Sous Chef and prepare the necessary food items in accordance with standards in a timely and efficient fashion with no interruption to guest service.
  • Adhere to standardized recipes and specifications in order to maintain consistency and luxury standards
  • Assumes responsibility for the operation of his/her station and ensures that opening, closing & hygiene procedures are carried out to corporate standard
  • Keeps overproduction and food waste to a minimum, ensuring proper rotation, labeling, and storing of food in order to maintain food cost controls.
  • ·Operates all kitchen equipment, conduct themselves with safety in mind, reporting any deficiencies in kitchen equipment and quality of food to Chef de Partie/ Sous Chef
  • Complete other job related duties as assigned by your supervisor

Physical Aspect of the Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • Minimum 3 years cooking experience in at least two different kitchen sections i.e. garde manger, banquets, a la carte, breakfast etc.
  • Experience in a luxury hotel with comparable service and standards an asset
  • Red Seal Certificate (Journeyman’s papers) or Recognized International Equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Aspires to become a Sous Chef with Fairmont Hotels and resorts

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining work authorization documents.


Additional Information

What is in it for you:

  • Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health (up to $5,000/year),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
  • Comprehensive wellness platform (LifeWorks) for employee mental health and wellbeing support 
  • Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
  • Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities. The sky is your limit

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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