First Cook
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Chateau Whistler, Whistler, Canada
4d ago

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, cook and service all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus or individual dishes according to hotel recipes and standards;
  • Organize and manage buffets and banquets, Manage kitchen operations;
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards and follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage;
  • Have full knowledge of all menu’s items, daily features and promotions;
  • Monitor present and upcoming business volumes as well as food items and to communicate relevant information to their department in a timely manner;
  • Ensure proper labeling, dating and storage of all items in the kitchen;
  • Ensure cleanliness & maintenance of work areas, utensils, and equipment and Control waste and spoilage;
  • Train and supervise junior staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food;
  • Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment;
  • Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances and handle guest allergy concerns with appropriate care and importance by reporting to Sous Chef;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Work Setting : Restaurant, Hotel, resort

    Qualifications :

  • Previous experience in the Culinary field required
  • DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline 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
  • Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.) : Cook Trade Certification or equivalency, Safe Food Handling certificate and the participation in WHMIS safety training is required and both can be completed upon commencement of employment,

    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.

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