Primary Location: Canada-Vancouver-Fairmont Pacific Rim
Employee Status: Regular
Do you want to…
- Work for the #1 city hotel in Canada,
Be part of an extraordinary team,
Elevate your career with a global luxury brand offering extensive development opportunities,
Utilize global perks & privileges & enjoy a competitive wage + attractive benefits package?
Then you might be our next Executive Pastry Chef!
Executive Pastry Chef
A rare opportunity has become available to join the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel. The hotel has multiple dynamic F&B outlets, including Botanist Restaurant which is ranked as one of the Best Restaurant in Vancouver and as one of Canada’s top 100 Restaurants. A perfect role for a super creative pastry chef with Michelin or 5 star hotel experiences, you will be hands-on and love leading your team from the front.
Summary of Responsibilities:
- Uphold culture and standards of the Fairmont Pacific Rim
- Maintains departmental standards as determined by the Executive Chef.
- While working alongside Botanist Executive Chef
- Work closely with colleagues to ensure the high quality and consistency of food preparation and presentation in a hand on manner.
- Ensure that the pastry and baked goods of the hotel is the leading product in the city.
- Train and educate employees on luxury standards and international culinary techniques.
- Responsible for the seasonal revision of the pastry menus and promotions
- Monitors performance levels of all team members and acts accordingly.
- Responsible for timely completion of all one-on-one meetings and performance reviews.
- Actively involved in our apprenticeship program including demonstrations and follow up with students.
- Ensures that the kitchen area is clean and the equipment is functional.
- Strives to advance his/her knowledge, skills and abilities and consistently share these with others.
- Promotes teamwork between the kitchen and all other departments.
- Assist on product development for IRD, Banquets, Lobby Lounge, Botanist, Fairmont Gold
- Responsible for the day to day maintenance of labor and food cost controls.
- Creates weekly schedule for the pastry division, ensuring proper staffing scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines.
- Acts as a role model to junior staff members by maintaining a professional work ethic and displaying sound cooking skills.
- Actively participates in the Fairmont Pacific Rim's environmental program and department specific initiatives in working towards sustainable operations.
- Health & Safety conscious and actively involved in maintaining a safe work environment.
- Other duties as assigned
- Minimum of 6-8 years of pastry experience in a similar high volume environment is required. This will include all areas of the pastry function such as wedding cakes, baking, showpieces, yeast products, French pastry and chocolate.
- A minimum of two years previous experience in a senior role as a Pastry Chef is required.
- Trade qualifications are required.
- Experience overseeing multiple venues
- Must be highly resourceful and innovative, detail oriented, quality conscious and aware of contemporary trends in presentation and preparation.
- Must be an effective leader, manager, trainer, developer, administrator and team player with strong communication and organizational skills.
- Experience in a 5 star luxury international hotel or a premier restaurant standard is required.
- International experience and/or training are required.
- Proven track record of cost control including food, labor, equipment and wastage to meet the hotels financial goals.
- Experience organizing off-site catering events is an asset.
- Previous experience teaching or doing demonstrations is an asset.
- BC Food Safe Certification is an asset.
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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