1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Culinary


Fairmont Palliser, Calgary, Canada



Second Cook


Luxury & Lifestyle

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Company Description

Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is the city’s premier, landmark hotel. With 407 elegantly appointed guest rooms, Fairmont Palliser is truly the place to be. Join us in delivering the iconic Calgary experience. 

    Job Description

    Second Cook
    Inspire and create the grandest experience for our guest, clients and colleagues every day. Create cutting edge and high dishes for our food and beverage outlets and banquets. Create for yourself a career and develop within a world class hotel operation.

    • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive service to all our guest and colleagues.
    • Ensure the consistency in the preparation and execution of all food items according to the hotel recipes and standards. Ensue we are producing and serving the best possible product to our guests and colleagues.
    • Producing the best and consistent hot & cold food and beverages served in the staff cafeteria. 
    • Have full knowledge of all menu items, including ingredients and allergies.
    • Assist and support other kitchen areas and fellow colleagues as needed.
    • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service
    • Maintains a safe and clean work environment and ensures that all Health & Safety standards are met, procedures followed and has the knowledge and tools to work safely.
    • Maintain awareness of, and ensuring compliance with all food safety & hygiene policies and procedures (as outlined by the EHC manual) are followed at all times.
    • Completes all EHC temperature records, honestly and correctly (as outlined by the EHC manual).
    • Cleaning of kitchen equipment including line fridges.
    • Maintain awareness of, and ensuring compliance with all sustainability and food waste reduction/diversion policies, procedures and programs at the hotel.
    • Promoting teamwork between the kitchen and all other departments, especially food and beverage service colleagues & leaders.
    • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear direction to all hotel colleagues & leaders.
    • Performs other duties as assigned



    • 2 years of kitchen experience, preferably in Hotel operation
    • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
    • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-volume Kitchen
    • Comfortable working with guests in a public areas
    • Energetic, self-motivated, out-going, team-player


    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time (for up to 8 hours).
    • Must adhere to Fairmont Hotels grooming policy.

    Additional Information

    What is in it for you:

    • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
    • Learning programs through our Academies
    • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
    • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

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

    Fairmont Palliser is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among staff.  

    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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