First Cook (Pastry/Bake Shop)
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Banff Springs, Banff, Canada
3d ago

Reporting to the Chef de Partie on duty

  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefing
  • Prepare daily production of fresh scones, cakes, cookies, tarts, squares / bars, tempering chocolate for garnish, truffles, and chocolate bars, macaroons, and other Pastry shop items according to the standard recipes
  • Ability to weigh / scale, cut, shape, roll
  • Inspect product for quality and consistency during and after baking
  • Maintains consistency for all items leaving the Pastry Shop
  • Uphold all sanitation and hygiene standards; be clean and presentable at all times
  • Review production schedules to determine variety and quantity of baked goods to be bake
  • Promote and maintain a cohesive teamwork environment which promotes development
  • Understands and maintains Health and Safety Policies in a safe and injury free workplace by following Occupational Health & Safety standards, Safe Work Practices, complying to all sanitation and Equipment Safety Checklist for operation and maintenance, WHMIS
  • Maintain fresh ingredients with proper rotation
  • Understands and complies with employment harassment policies
  • Able to push and pull heavy carts, lift boxes, reach for boxes, stand on feet for duration of their shift
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Preferred Knowledge & Experience :

  • Journeymen’s Baker papers are required
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced, large kitchen environment
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Knowledge of sanitation and safety regulations is required
  • Demonstrates a genuine passion for guest interaction and turning moments into memories
  • Ability to demonstrate innovative and artistic techniques to keep in line with current as well as future culinary Pastry and baking trends
  • Flexible to the demands of the business
  • Excellent communication skills are required
  • Previous experience working in a quality Pastry Shop and bakery is required
  • Qualifications :

  • Red Seal Journeyman Baker Certificate
  • High School diploma
  • Safe Food Handling Certification
  • Experience in Luxury Hotel Kitchens
  • 2-4 years’ experience a Pastry Shop
  • 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) :

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Lifting - Up to 50lbs-25% of work time
  • Lifting - Under 20lbs 100% of Work Time
  • Carrying - Over 20lbs 100% of Work Time
  • Pulling - Over 20lbs 100% of Work 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, shape and move product as needed.
  • Work Environment -Exposure to kitchen equipment - large and small ovens, stoves, steam kettles, mixers, sheeter, fryers, rational ovens, Steamers, tilt skillets, fridges and freezers as 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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