Sous Chef
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise, AB
Primary Location
: Canada-Lake Louise-The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Employee Status
: Regular

Sous Chef
Come join the culinary team at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Develop your culinary skills with some of Fairmont’s most talented chefs, while enjoying the lifestyle of the Canadian Rockies.

Hotel Overview: Embrace your passion for hiking, skiing, snowboarding and many other outdoor activities in Banff National Park while pursuing a fulfilling career at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Take a risk, make a change and experience a new adventure while further developing your career. To live and work in a National Park is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Our team is a network of empowered individuals with a strong sense of themselves and the hospitality industry. Work hard, play hard and receive extraordinary benefits including subsidized onsite accommodations, which make saving money very easy to manage. Join our Fairmont family today!

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

Maintain on-going training and development of employees, conduct employee performance reviews and follow up in a timely manner
Manage employee performance, through training, coaching, or corrective action as required
Ensure appropriate staff scheduling and monitor staffing levels in conjunction with determined budgets
Support a safe working environment by ensuring all staff are working in compliance with the health and safety regulations and promoting our health and safety program (Serve Safe, hazard ID, etc.)
Support and promote environmental practices and programs
Liaise with food stores to ensure the proper rotation of foods and red flag any items that need to be inserted into production to avoid any losses
Seek opportunities to increase food revenue, decrease kitchen expenses and maximize departmental productivity without compromising guest satisfaction
Will be responsible for kitchen operation in absence of Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef
Maintain departmental standards in accordance with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts core standards
Ensure effective co-operation between outlets and the kitchen
Lead and inspire colleagues to reach their full potential
Create memorable dining experiences for all guests
Assist with goal development and follow up, departmental initiatives, budget reviews, etc
Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the hotel health and safety program
Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
Other reasonable duties as assigned

The successful candidate will be a highly energetic individual who is excited about the challenges that a large and versatile resort offers on a day to day basis
Minimum of 7-8 years well rounded experience in EACH area of the culinary field
Valid trade qualifications required
A passion for food, desire to further develop culinary and leadership skills.
Must be an effective supervisor, trainer, and administrator
Must be innovative, detail-oriented and quality conscious
Knowledge of new trends in presentation and preparation
Experience in dealing with several food and beverage operations and catering venues at one time
Minimum of 2-3 years tenure at Sous Chef level an asset
Previous culinary competitive experience an asset
Current First Aid and Serve Safe training an asset
Proven ability to deal effectively with staff related issues
Food Safe Certificate required

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

Constant standing and walking throughout shift
You may be required to work on holidays, weekends, overnights and other non-day shifts. Submission of your application to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise indicates that you are able to meet these requirements as needed.

Visa Requirements: Applicant must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about living and working in Lake Louise!

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
: Management / Supervisory
: Full-time
: Rotating / Shift Work
: No
Closing Date
: 12.Jul.2019, 11:59:00 PM

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