Brazen First Cook

Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit
Banff, AB
Full-time, Seasonal
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What will be your daily pursuit?:
Lead all food preparation and presentations to meet the needs of various food outlets and banquets
What perks can you expect?:
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Seasonal work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready!
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
The First Cook will provide excellent guest experiences through the consistent preparation and focused execution of food items. Successful candidate will operate in a manner that provides a safe and enjoyable experience for the guest, co-workers and self.

Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and missions of Pursuit
Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volumes or unusual events
Produces food at a high standard following all recipes and seasoning
Plates in accordance to Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef’s standards
Always provides guests & co-workers with exceptional hospitality
Follows operational policies and procedures
Ensures all areas of working environment are clean and sanitary
Ensures that work environment is safe and free of hazards (hazard ID/reporting)
Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
Preparation of food items are consistent with recipes and health codes
Cleaning and maintenance schedules diligently adhered to
Ensure line is prepped and ready for service based on PAR levels
Will perform all other reasonable duties as directed by leadership
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Demonstrate a positive attitude, strong sense of teamwork
Commitment to follow all safety standards, practices and requirements
Previous kitchen experience is an asset
Journeyman apprentice is an asset
Food Safe certification is an asset
Physically able to lift and carry up to 50lbs
Ability to work standing for extended periods of time
What will your work environment be like?:
Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks.
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.
EEO Information: Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.