Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Jasper, AB Permanent Job details Job type Permanent Company Description Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is seeking passionate and adventurous individuals to join our incredible team here in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Our hotel offers a wide variety of jobs in over thirty departments and is sure to have something that sparks your interest. We pride ourselves on the work/play lifestyle that working in Jasper National Park provides and we do our best to ensure your quality of life is elevated when working for us. If you have ever dreamed of working in Jasper, don't miss out on this opportunity. Job Description Pastry Cook Every memorable dining experience at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge begins behind the scenes with our culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As a Pastry Cook, the care you devote to all aspects of food preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare. What is in it for you: Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status Employee Travel Program Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks) Discounts on food & beverage/spa/golf Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and over 5,000 properties with Accor What you will be doing: 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; Prepare and bake a verity of baked goods; Prepare, cook & service all food items or individual dishes according to hotel recipes & standards; Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions; Train junior staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food; Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment; Ensure cleanliness & maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment; Organize and manage buffets and banquets; Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances and handle guest allergy concerns with appropriate care and importance by reporting to Sous Chef; Control waste and spoilage in the assigned department; Ensure proper labeling, dating and storage of all items in the kitchen; Follow kitchen policies, procedures, and service standards and follow all safety and sanitation polices when handling food and beverage; Responsible for ensuring preparation of all pertinent food items for work station and able to maintain the departments level of production and guest expectations in the absence of the Chef de Partie; Monitor present and upcoming business volumes as well as food items and to communicate relevant information to their department in a timely manner; Other duties as assigned; Qualifications Your experience and skills include: Has knowledge of how to work with Sugar, Chocolate, Marzipan, Wedding Cakes, and all Bakery aspects Knowledge of finishing methods and techniques. Basic celebration cake building and icing. Knowledge of various doughs. Has worked with laminated dough; Danish Dough, Croissant Dough, Puff Pastry, able to form danish and croissants. Has the ability to understand Food Cost, and Labor Cost Unimpaired perception of color, taste, and other sensory elements necessary to critique food properly Has knowledge of commercial equipment such as Rational Ovens, Proofer, Dough Divider, and Scales Has extensive knowledge of banquet business Menu development, menu language, and interpretation Knowledge of Birchstreet purchasing systems Must have personal set of culinary/pastry tools required to perform one’s job 5-7 years’ experience as a leader with luxury hotel kitchens Red Seal Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required Holding a valid safe food handling certification 3-4 years’ experience in kitchen setting Previous experience working in a fast paced, large kitchen environment Proven organizational and coaching skills Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required team Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times Computer literate in Microsoft windows applications word, excel, and power point Constant standing and walking throughout shift Describe Motions- Bending, standing, reaching, cutting, lifting, pushing, repetitive physical movements, dexterity and full range of motion of hands to whisk, scoop, cut scale, shape and move product as needed. Your team and working environment: Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections Additional Information Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization. Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.
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