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Company: Accor
Location: Jasper, AB, Canada
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure

Description

Pastry Cook (NOC 6322)
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.
Hotel Overview: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is surrounded by the snow capped mountains and enchanting lakes of Jasper National Park; a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site which includes the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada by the readers of SCOREGolf Magazine, a newly redesigned Fairmont spa, 6 food and beverage outlets, and many outdoor activities which are right outside your door. No matter what time of year you visit Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, you can expect to be a part of "The True Rocky Mountain Experience".


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;
  • Prepare and bake a variety 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

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years kitchen experience in a reputable establishment required
  • Strong understanding in knife use and safety required
  • W.H.M.I.S. certification required
  • Diploma or Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Completion of a certified foodservice handling course an asset
  • Valid Alberta driver's license an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment with sound judgment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Work Conditions and Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
  • Repetitive tasks – entire duration of shift
  • Sitting - 1-2 hrs/day
  • Walking - 1-8 hrs/day
  • Standing - 6-8 hrs/day (extended periods of time)
  • Bending/Reaching - 1-3 hrs/day
  • Pushing/Pulling - 1-3 hrs/day
  • Physical Effort – required to lift up to 50lbs
  • Environmental Stress - High - works mainly inside, however outside work may be required
  • Overtime may be required
  • Works mainly inside, however outside work may be required

Job Requirements/Details:
  • Location: Jasper, Alberta, Canada
  • Salary: $18.30/hr; after 4 months of service will be increased up to $19.64/hr
  • Vacancies: 4
  • Terms of employment: Permanent, Full time 35 - 40 hours per week, Part time also for those who required
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Benefits: Group insurance benefits are available on the first day of the month following 3 months of employment (short term & long term disability, vision, medical, massage, chiropractor, physiotherapy, life, accidental death and dismemberment, Dental benefits are available after 1 year of employment, after 6 months of employment will qualify to enroll in a designed contribution pension plan, 2 weeks paid vacation, all employees have access to discounted hotel stay within North & Central America based on availability, friends and family are also provided a discount, staff accommodation is available for a cost to the employee subject to availability
  • Employment conditions: Overtime, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Shift, Weekend, Night
  • Languages: English
  • Education:
    • Education will be an asset
    • Diploma or Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
    • Proof of foodservice handling should be provided within 3 months of commencement of employment
    • Participation in WHMIS safety training is required and can be completed upon commencement of employment
  • Experience: 2 to 3 years of professional experience
  • Security and Safety: Criminal record check required
  • Transportation/Travel Information: Public transportation is not available, hence, staff shuttle service is available for $5 round trip to the townsite of Jasper
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
    • Overtime required
    • Attention to detail
    • Environmental stress – High
    • Works mainly inside, however outside work may be required
  • Work Location Information: Staff accommodation available for a fee, Rural area, Remote location
  • Work Setting: Restaurant, Banquets/Catering, Hotel, Resort

How to apply:
By email: jpl.careers@fairmont.com
By mail: Box 40, 1 Old Lodge Road, Jasper, AB, T0E 1E0
In person: 1 Old Lodge Road, Jasper, AB, T0E 1E0; from 10:00 to 16:00
BY Fax: 1-780-852-4946

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!


Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

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, Accountability and Excellence; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. An exciting future awaits!



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