Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit Head Chef

Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit
Jasper, AB
$65,000 a year - Full-time, Permanent

What will be your daily pursuit?

At Maligne, we are driving a culinary evolution. We have launched a brand new dining experience, designed and built from scratch, and are searching for a culinary leader who will take pride in bringing these venues to life.

What perks can you expect?

Amazing location for those looking for an adventurous experience in the heart of the Rocky Mountains
Opportunity to operate a multi-faceted Culinary operation including banquet, fine dining and café
Competitive wage and benefits package
Self contained accommodation provided at Maligne Lake
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
Seasonal work experience in iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring locations 
Full-time work of 35+ hours weekly across the summer season 
Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready! 
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks 
What will you do in this job?

Lead BOH Culinary operations including: Banquets, Restaurants, Off-site Events & Group Event Management functions
Execute a progressive and inspired product that differentiates Maligne Canyon from its competitors
Continually evaluate the food program processes; proactively taking action to capitalize on opportunities for growth in efficacy and quality
Proactively take steps to drive outlet Food and Beverage targets and become a top culinary destination for culinarians within Alberta
Adhere to Financial forecasts and established budgets: Control food and labor costs
Execute culinary vision as developed by the Execute Chef Jasper
Supervise BOH Team Members to ensure daily and weekly checklists are completed
Maintain accurate par levels for ordering using approved vendors; ensure proper rotation and par stocks of all foods are being handled
Adhere and Train all BOH employees to follow safety, sanitation, and security procedures for Pyramid Lake Resort
Development and implementation of all seasonal menu launches, food presentation, recipes, and food costing of all items in conjunction with Head Chef Jasper Lodging
Ensure all recipes are maintained to company standards
Ensure timely, accurate and effective use of Inventory Management Program (Compeat Radar)
Foster a positive, diverse, and inclusive work environment
Create a culture of empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement, and a passion for positivity while providing exceptional hospitality
Leading by example in maintaining the integrity of the rules, regulations, and operating procedures
Recruiting and onboarding to build a high functioning and positive team with a continued focus on retention
Daily inspections on cleanliness and organization
Work as one unit with the Front of House – one team, one food and beverage department
Work collaboratively with sales, marketing, and group services in executing of events
Attend weekly banquet event order review meetings. Review current and future events to be proactive in conference event planning
What skills and experience do you need for this job?

5 years relevant experience, including at least 3 years of management experience
High volume, fast paced dining experience required
Red Seal Certification or Equivalent certification
Experience building relationships and working on teams across all levels of an organization
Proven track record in maintaining a high level of organization
Effective communicator and able to implement and uphold high service standards
Driven to fostering a team building environment and creating positive guest experiences
An eye for detail and quality
Showing leadership in a positive, calm, consistent and focused manner
Computer literacy with knowledge and experience with Micros, Delphi or similar Property Management Systems
Maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per Pursuit standards
What will your work environment be like?

This is a full time, permanent role, during the off season hours will be worked with our Jasper Lodging team!

Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around National Parks 
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi 
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required 
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $65,000.00 per year


Company events
Dental care
Disability insurance
Discounted or free food
Extended health care
Life insurance
Paid time off
RRSP match
Vision care
Wellness program

8 hour shift
Expected start date: 2022-04-04