Banquet Chef
Fairmont Waterfront
Vancouver, BC
Primary Location
: Canada-Vancouver-Fairmont Waterfront
Employee Status
: Regular

Banquet Chef

Engaging service, delicious cuisine and distinctive surroundings make every special event at Fairmont Waterfront a truly memorable affair. Showcase your culinary skills and passion for quality as Banquet Chef, where you will delight guests of our group functions with the exceptional fare you create.

Hotel Overview: Fairmont Waterfront provides relaxed luxury on the West Coast coupled with a world-class Vancouver experience. Indulge in an urban retreat with elegant accommodation, state-of-the-art meeting facilities and breathtaking harbour views complete with warm and welcoming service. Guests can enjoy simple, fresh, local and handcrafted artisan food in ARC, then visit our celebrated rooftop garden and honeybee apiary to discover where we source our fresh herbs and honey from.

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
Lead and supervise the quality and quantity of the food offered, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to all banquets
Review all banquet event orders to ensure all menu items and set-ups are prepared
Conduct daily shift briefings to Colleagues
Assist in the development of new banquet offerings and displays
Follow payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines
Provide training for new Colleagues
Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required
Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
Diploma or Certification in a culinary discipline preferred
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
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
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
Constant standing and walking throughout shift
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 Level
: Management / Supervisory
Schedule
: Full-time
Shift
: Rotating / Shift Work
Travel
: No
Closing Date
: 23.Jul.2019, 11:59:00 PM

Job Number:
WFC00860