Banff Gondola Sky Bistro Chef

Pursuit Collection
1 Mountain Ave, Banff, AB
Full-time, Permanent

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What will be your daily pursuit?:
The Sky Chef supports, coaches and inspires the team in the delivery of an exceptional culinary experience, fueling our guests and staff for adventure based on the direction of the Executive Chef!
What perks can you expect?:
Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
50% off All food & Beverage
Full Benefits and Health Account
Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family or send a friend at half the price!
Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and retail experiences
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Great Opportunities for Career Advancement in a rapidly expanding business
What will you do in this job?:
Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and missions of Pursuit
Inspirationally lead and train kitchen personal
Lead BOH Culinary operations including: banquets, restaurants, off-site events & group event management functions
Supervise, mentor and train BOH Team Members to ensure daily and weekly checklists are completed
Proactively take steps to drive outlet Food and Beverage targets and become a top culinary destination for culinarians within Alberta
Responsible for creating 2 seasonal menus per year based on the brand expression of Sky Bistro
Adhere to Financial forecasts and established budgets: control food and labour costs
Ensure all recipes are maintained to company standards
Maintain/audit presentation technique and quality standards
Operate a robust repair and maintenance schedule for kitchen equipment
Learn and manage kitchen payroll on a daily basis for comparison to revenue and budget
Ensure all Health and Safety protocols are being adhered to as per AHS guidelines
Adhere and Train all BOH employees to follow safety, sanitation, and security procedures for the Banff Gondola
Development and implementation of all seasonal menu launches, food presentation, recipes, and food costing of all items in conjunction with Executive Chef Banff Gondola
Ensure timely, accurate and effective use of Inventory Management Program (Compeat Radar)
Foster a positive, diverse, and inclusive work environment
Create a culture of empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement, and a passion for positivity while providing exceptional hospitality
Leading by example in maintaining the integrity of the rules, regulations, and operating procedures
Recruiting and onboarding to build a high functioning and positive team with a continued focus on retention
Daily inspections on cleanliness and organization
Work as one unit with the Front of House – one team, one food and beverage department
Work collaboratively with sales, marketing, and group services in executing of events
Attend weekly banquet event order review meetings. Review current and future events to be proactive in conference event planning
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
5 years relevant experience, including at least 3 years of management experience
High volume, fast paced dining experience required
Red Seal Certification or Equivalent certification required
Experience building relationships and working on teams across all levels of an organization
Proven track record in maintaining a high level of organization
Effective communicator and able to implement and uphold high service standards
Driven to fostering a team building environment and creating positive guest experiences
An eye for detail and quality
Showing leadership in a positive, calm, consistent and focused manner
Computer literacy with knowledge and experience with Micros, Delphi or similar Property Management Systems
Maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per Pursuit standards
Standard first-aid or higher is an asset
What will your work environment be like?:
This is a permanent role, available immediately, however, we are flexible on start date for the right candidate!
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.