Culinary Positions - Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Ontario

Have you always wanted to live, work, and play at the #1 Ski Resort in North America?

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler offers the opportunity to experience the Whistler lifestyle – bike or hike in the summer, ski or snowboard during the winter. Sounds like THE perfect adventure? You are in for the adventure of a lifetime. We are actively looking for talented hospitality professionals, obsessed in providing exceptional and memorable guest experience to join our team.

BC PNP AND PR APPLICATION PROCESS SUPPORTED BY THE HOTEL!

Where you will be working?

Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler, British Columbia - Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range, Whistler is Canada’s premier, year-round outdoor adventure destination - just two hours north of downtown Vancouver. Offering ski-in, ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler’s largest conference resort hotel with 529 guestrooms and suites, exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club. Since opening its doors in 1989, this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues to an unforgettable mountain adventure – start yours today!

What's in it for you?

  • STAFF ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE (Walking distance from the Hotel)
  • Extended Medical and Dental Benefits, BC MSP
  • Global Hotel Stay Discounts that starts on your 1st day of employment
  • Variety of Discounts around Whistler through our EPIC program
  • Participate in employee events such as Annual Employee Golf Tournament, Annual Summer BBQ, Winter Holiday Gala, Monthly Employee Recognitions, etc.
  • Opportunity for growth and development
  • And many more.

Culinary Positions (Cook 1, 2, 3)

Every memorable dining experience at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As a Cook, the care you devote to food and workspace preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare.

Hotel Overview: Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler, British Columbia - Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range, Whistler is Canada’s premier, year-round outdoor adventure destination - just two hours north of downtown Vancouver. Offering ski-in, ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler’s largest conference resort hotel with 529 guestrooms and suites, exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club. Since opening its doors in 1989, this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues to an unforgettable mountain adventure – start yours today!

Summary of Responsibilities:

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
  • Assist in the preparation and service of all food items for a la carte and/or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Support & Motivate kitchen colleagues
  • Actively share ideas, opinions & suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Daily checks of all mis en place to ensure freshness & quality standards
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the culinary field is preferred
  • BC Food Safe Certificate is required upon commencement of employment
  • 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
  • Previous experience in the Culinary field required
  • Diploma/Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

Physical Aspects of 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
  • Occasional ascending or descending stairs and ramps

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

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Permanent

Experience:

  • culinary: 1 year (Preferred)