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

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Canada

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REF33708F

First Cook

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Luxury & Lifestyle


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Company Description

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is seeking passionate and adventurous individuals to join our incredible team here in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Our hotel offers a wide variety of jobs in over thirty departments and is sure to have something that sparks your interest. We pride ourselves on the work/play lifestyle that working in Jasper National Park provides and we do our best to ensure your quality of life is elevated when working for us. If you have ever dreamed of working in Jasper, don't miss out on this opportunity. 


Job Description

Every memorable dining experience at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge begins behind the scenes with our culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As First Cook, the care you devote to all aspects of food preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare. 

What is in it for you:

  • Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status
  • Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status
  • Employee Travel Program
  • Comprehensive Wellness Platform
  • Discounts on food & beverage/spa/golf
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and over 5,000 properties with Accor                               

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Follow departmental policies, procedures and service standards
  • Prepare, cook and service all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Control waste and spoilage in the assigned department
  • Ensure proper labeling, dating and  storage of all items in the kitchen
  • Responsible for ensuring preparation of all pertinent food items for work station and able to maintain the departments level of production and guest expectations in the absence of the Chef de Partie
  • Monitor present and upcoming business volumes as well as food items and to communicate relevant information to their department in a timely manner
  • Handle guest allergy concerns with appropriate care and importance by reporting to Sous Chef
  • Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel vehicles
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • 2-3 years kitchen experience in a 4 or 5 star hotel or reputable restaurant required
  • Successful completion of Alberta’s Food Handler Certification
  • Diploma or Certification in a Culinary program required
  • Strong Knife skills and safe handling is required
  • Valid Alberta driver’s license an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Your team and working environment:

  • Sitting - 1-2 hrs/day
  • Walking - 1-8 hrs/day
  • Standing -6-8 hrs/day
  • Bending/Reaching - 1-3 hrs/day
  • Pushing/Pulling -1-3 hrs/day
  • Physical Effort - required to lift up to 50lbs
  • Environmental Stress - High - works mainly inside, however outside work may be required
  • Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel
  • Close proximity to Marmot Basin Ski Resort 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. 

APPLY TODAY: You can find out more about life working at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Jasper Park Lodge | Fairmont Mountain Meetings | (fairmontmtnjobs.com)

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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