Head Butcher
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Banff Springs, Banff, Canada
5d 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
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the department and ensure all standards are followed

    Supervise a small team within the Butcher Shop

    Complete daily meat, fish & poultry market lists based on hotel volume

    Control costs by utilizing leftover meat, fish & poultry items in staff cafeteria & buffets

    Create and formulate new recipes

    Knowledge of charcuterie, sausage and cured meat production

    Knowledge and ability of whole animal butchery

    Ensure daily rotation of all butchery items from the outlets to maintain quality

    Liaise with the purchaser to communicate quality for money ratio

    Maintain consistency for all items leaving the Butcher Shop

    Keep inventory of red meats to ensure proper aging of meats

    Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

    Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions

    Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

    Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

    Ability to operate a band saw and grinder

    Qualifications :

  • Previous experience in the Culinary field (Butcher) required
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent preferred
  • 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
  • WHMIS or similar training
  • Perks : Endless staff events, subsidized staff housing, daily duty meal in our staff cafeteria, employee travel program, food & beverage / fitness centre / spa / golf discounts, competitive extended benefit plans (medical, vision, dental), employee assistance program.

    Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to) :

  • Constantstanding and walking throughout shift
  • Lifting - up to 50lbs 25% ofwork time
  • Lifting - under 20lbs 100% ofwork time
  • Carrying - over 20lbs 100% of Work Time
  • Pulling - over 20lbs 100% ofWork Time
  • Describe motions - bending,standing, reaching, cutting, lifting, pushing, repetitive physical movements,dexterity and full range of motion of hands to whisk, scoop, cut scale, shapeand move product as needed.
  • Work environment - exposure tokitchen equipment - large and small ovens, stoves, steam kettles, mixers,sheeter, fryers, rational ovens, steamers, tilt skillets, fridges and freezersas well as blast freezers
  • 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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