Head Butcher

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Lake Louise, AB (5 months ago)

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Primary Location
: Canada-Lake Louise-The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Employee Status
: Regular

Head Butcher

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 Butcher, you will manage the meat, fish and poultry needs of our restaurants and staff cafeteria, ensuring a superior product for guests and Colleagues alike.

Hotel Overview: Embrace your passion for hiking, skiing, snowboarding and many other outdoor activities in Banff National Park while pursuing a fulfilling career at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Take a risk, make a change and experience a new adventure while further developing your career. To live and work in a National Park is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Our team is a network of empowered individuals with a strong sense of themselves and the hospitality industry. Work hard, play hard and receive extraordinary benefits including subsidized onsite accommodations, which make saving money very easy to manage. Join our Fairmont family today!

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Cut, trim, and otherwise prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish according to departmental specifications
Manage inventory, and determine amount, product line and freshness of products according to company requirements
Ensure the quantity and quality of the food adheres to the company and hotel standards, and as requested
Ensure that food is properly stored and handled at all times
Ensure departmental standards and Food & Beverage core standard are followed
Ensure a high standard of productivity, quality and consistency
Daily food requisition & par stock to be organized, supervised, and monitored with leaders of the department
Effective control on food wastage, portion control, labor cost and productivity
Apply and follow all policies and procedures established in the hotel and culinary department
Observe a high standard of cleanliness at all the times in the kitchen, respect established regulation on health & safety procedures, and committed to work in a safe workplace
Actively participate with the culinary department on hotel goals
Adhere to all environmental polices and procedures as required
Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the hotel health and safety program
Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
Other reasonable duties as assigned

Inter Provincial Red Seal or Butcher Journeymen Paper
Minimum 5 years experience in the butchery trade and or culinary skill experience
Knowledge of meat and fish cutting required
Effective leader who will drive this team to success by communication in meetings, and ongoing training with all employees
Strive to be innovative, creative and dynamic at all the time with a positive attitude toward work
Possess a good leadership, organization & communication skills
Works well with others, demonstrates good team spirit with an open mind
Physical Aspects of Position (includes 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
You may be required to work on holidays, weekends, overnights and other non-day shifts. Submission of your application to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise indicates that you are able to meet these requirements as needed.

Visa Requirements: Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

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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!

Job Level
: Management / Supervisory
: Full-time
: Day Job
: No
Closing Date
: 12.Sep.2019, 7:59:00 AM

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