Executive Chef

  • Company:
    Fairmont
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Food / Bev / Hosp

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Executive Chef, you will manage this dynamic department with flair, engaging your team and inspiring a complement of truly spectacular menu offerings. To operate the outlets on a daily basis with efficiency, respect, friendliness, professionalism, teamwork, knowledge, patience, awareness, compassion, courtesy and initiative. Hotel overview: Located along the Outaouais River, Fairmont Le Château Montebello shines in all seasons by its rustic and luxurious style. Join our dynamic team and launch your career. Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Operations, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: Demonstrates a passion and motivation for creativity and innovation to create exceptional culinary expériences; Participate in the annual marketing plan, taking initiative and being pro-active, developing and implementing events and new concepts; Coach and mentor employees – creating an environment that allows employees to achieve job fulfillment and provide a path for career development with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts through coaching and performance reviews; Ensure all kitchens are compliant with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Food & Beverage service standards and controls; Ensure that all kitchen operations are compliant with legislated food safety régulations; Responble for attaining food cost of sales goals by overseeing ordering, inventory and food controls for the entire division; Work in collaboration with suppliers and the purchasing department to ensure proper delivery (and quality) of all food items; Assist in the annual planning of the Food & Beverage budget as it pertains to the kitchen (food cost, productivity), as well as implementation and regular monitoring of the budget/forecasts; Work with culinary leadership team to ensure that the weekly productivity forecast is completed accurately and in a timely fashion; Source local ingredients for seasonal food items; Knowledgeable and capable of accommodating todays dietary demands by offering Alternate menu options and Vegetarian offerings to our guests in different outlet settings; Actively participates in the reduction of energy consumption and green initiatives at all levels throughout the organization by supporting and participating in companywide programs; Ensure that all menus are created using guest feedback, industry trends, competitive intelligence, seasonal offerings and all Fairmont Hotels & Resorts service standards; Work together with the Director of Operations on all areas pertaining to menus and food service; Develop menus and pricing for all food operations; Play an active role in the F&B operation committee meetings; Ensure that work on the kitchen action plans for Colleague engagement and Guest satisfaction remain the focus for the kitchen team; Responsible for overseeing the recruitment and training of culinary team; Liaise with all departments to ensure that there is clear communication and understanding and positive relationships between the departments and the kitchen (Banquets and catering, Accounting, HR, Engineering, ect); Ensure heart of house is clean and well maintained-maintain effective preventative maintenance program for all kitchens; Responsible for the running of the Colleague Dining Room, including cleanliness, operation and food production; Responsible for the stewarding department and its operations including all its results; Support a safe working environment by ensuring all staff are working in compliance with the health and safety regulations and promoting our health and safety program; Other duties as assigned. Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Executive Chef, you will manage this dynamic department with flair, engaging your team and inspiring a complement of truly spectacular menu offerings. To operate the outlets on a daily basis with efficiency, respect, friendliness, professionalism, teamwork, knowledge, patience, awareness, compassion, courtesy and initiative. Hotel overview: Located along the Outaouais River, Fairmont Le Château Montebello shines in all seasons by its rustic and luxurious style. Join our dynamic team and launch your career. Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Operations, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: Demonstrates a passion and motivation for creativity and innovation to create exceptional culinary expériences; Participate in the annual marketing plan, taking initiative and being pro-active, developing and implementing events and new concepts; Coach and mentor employees – creating an environment that allows employees to achieve job fulfillment and provide a path for career development with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts through coaching and performance reviews; Ensure all kitchens are compliant with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Food & Beverage service standards and controls; Ensure that all kitchen operations are compliant with legislated food safety régulations; Responble for attaining food cost of sales goals by overseeing ordering, inventory and food controls for the entire division; Work in collaboration with suppliers and the purchasing department to ensure proper delivery (and quality) of all food items; Assist in the annual planning of the Food & Beverage budget as it pertains to the kitchen (food cost, productivity), as well as implementation and regular monitoring of the budget/forecasts; Work with culinary leadership team to ensure that the weekly productivity forecast is completed accurately and in a timely fashion; Source local ingredients for seasonal food items; Knowledgeable and capable of accommodating todays dietary demands by offering Alternate menu options and Vegetarian offerings to our guests in different outlet settings; Actively participates in the reduction of energy consumption and green initiatives at all levels throughout the organization by supporting and participating in companywide programs; Ensure that all menus are created using guest feedback, industry trends, competitive intelligence, seasonal offerings and all Fairmont Hotels & Resorts service standards; Work together with the Director of Operations on all areas pertaining to menus and food service; Develop menus and pricing for all food operations; Play an active role in the F&B operation committee meetings; Ensure that work on the kitchen action plans for Colleague engagement and Guest satisfaction remain the focus for the kitchen team; Responsible for overseeing the recruitment and training of culinary team; Liaise with all departments to ensure that there is clear communication and understanding and positive relationships between the departments and the kitchen (Banquets and catering, Accounting, HR, Engineering, ect); Ensure heart of house is clean and well maintained-maintain effective preventative maintenance program for all kitchens; Responsible for the running of the Colleague Dining Room, including cleanliness, operation and food production; Responsible for the stewarding department and its operations including all its results; Support a safe working environment by ensuring all staff are working in compliance with the health and safety regulations and promoting our health and safety program; Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: 5 years of experience in multi-outlet kitchens with a strong general operational knowledge and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a senior role; Culinary leadership role; Experience with large banquets, external catering and group functions; Ability to prioritize and make effective décisions; Experience working with union; Exceptional communication skills, passionate, strategic and innovative; Able to develop strong working relationships with both Guests and Colleagues alike; Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the Food &Beverage/Hospitality profession; Diploma/Degree in Culinary Arts or related discipline; Advanced certification in safety and sanitation from an accredited institution; Must be bilingual (French/English) or fluent in French; Sceau Rouge certification an asset; EcoSure experience an advantage; ServSafe certification preferred; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word and Excel as well as payroll and time and attendance systems. Visa Requirements: Preference that the candidate be legally eligible to work in Canada APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.fr/ 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 Qualifications: 5 years of experience in multi-outlet kitchens with a strong general operational knowledge and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a senior role; Culinary leadership role; Experience with large banquets, external catering and group functions; Ability to prioritize and make effective décisions; Experience working with union; Exceptional communication skills, passionate, strategic and innovative; Able to develop strong working relationships with both Guests and Colleagues alike; Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the Food &Beverage/Hospitality profession; Diploma/Degree in Culinary Arts or related discipline; Advanced certification in safety and sanitation from an accredited institution; Must be bilingual (French/English) or fluent in French; Sceau Rouge certification an asset; EcoSure experience an advantage; ServSafe certification preferred; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word and Excel as well as payroll and time and attendance systems. Visa Requirements: Preference that the candidate be legally eligible to work in Canada APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.fr/ 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 Senior Leadership / ExecutiveSenior Leadership / ExecutiveFull-timeFull-timeRotating / Shift WorkRotating / Shift WorkNoNo23.Oct.2018, 9:29:00 AM23.Oct.2018, 9:29:00 AMLCM00876LCM00876