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Company: Accor
Location: Whistler, BC, Canada
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure

Description

Second Cook Pastry

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. Your leadership, creativity and culinary skills as Pastry Cook will guide the preparation of our Pastry's wide assortment of delicious baked goods for the enjoyment of our guests.


Hotel Overview: Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler, British Columbia - Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range, Whistler is Canada's premier, year-round outdoor adventure destination - just two hours north of downtown Vancouver. Offering ski-in, ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler's largest conference resort hotel with 550 guestrooms and suites, exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club. Since opening its doors in 1989, this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues to an unforgettable mountain adventure – start yours today!

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Executive Pastry Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Ensuring high quality and consistency of food preparation and presentation as per Fairmont minimum standards.
  • Completion of all tasks assigned.

  • Consistently adhere to hotel standards.

  • Strive to advance his/her knowledge, skills and abilities and consistently share these with others.

  • Responsible for a clean workstation and the minimization of wastage.

  • Responding positively and in a timely manner to all internal and external guest requests.

  • Actively participate in The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort's environmental program and department specific initiatives in working towards sustainable operations.

  • To be Health & Safety conscious and actively involved in maintaining a safe work environment.



Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of three years pastry experience, preferably in a similar high volume environment is required.

  • Post-Secondary Pastry education completed is an asset.

  • Must be enthusiastic, have high energy levels and be self motivated.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Must enjoy a fast paced environment.

  • Previous pastry hotel work experience is an asset.

  • Must show initiative and the ability to work unsupervised.

  • Time management and organizational skills are required.

  • Previous experience in chocolate, sugar or breads is an asset.

  • BC Food Safe Certification is mandatory.

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
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!



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