Executive Sous Chef
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Vancouver, BC
Primary Location
: Canada-Vancouver-Fairmont Pacific Rim
Employee Status
: Regular

Executive Sous Chef
Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Executive Sous Chef, your expertise in recipe development elevates our menus while your leadership inspires and fosters our culinary talent.

Hotel Overview:
At the ocean's edge- a modern oasis, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is the most remarkable address in the city with its breathtaking harbor views, luxurious accommodation, rave-worthy cuisine and warm hospitality.

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
Manage all Kitchens in the absence of the Executive Chef
Complete daily market lists to ensure quality food ordering while maintaining budgeted costs
Strong flair for creatively in all food menus: Banquet, IRD and Outlets with the guidance of the Executive Chef
Conceptualize and execute menu development
Meet with Storekeepers to ensure quality & par levels are maintained
Interact closely with the Catering department to assist in function menu co-ordination and meet with clients as required
Conduct daily shift briefings with all Sous Chefs
Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
Liaise daily with Outlet Managers and Sous Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
Ensure all VIP visits are handled and prioritized properly
Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge of Birch street preferable but not essential
Training and mentoring
other duties as assigned

Minimum 4 years’ experience within a luxury hotel environment required
International experience
Experience in Kosher an advantage
Strong experience in high volume banquets in the luxury hotel segment
Execution of high profile events
Experience in Italian or Japanese an advantage
Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
Proven track record as a chef de cuisine in a renowned restaurant or luxury hotel
Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
Valid Food Safe certification required
Proven track record of cost control including food, equipment’s, labor and wastage to meet the goals and the hotel’s financial goals
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
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
Visa Requirements: Candidate must have valid work authorization for Canada. The hotel is unable to assist with obtaining 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!

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 Level
: Senior Leadership / Executive
: Full-time
: Rotating / Shift Work
: No
Closing Date
: 27.Jan.2019, 4:59:00 AM

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