Banff Magpie & Stump Head Chef

Banff Hospitality Collective
Banff, AB
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We’re looking for a Head Chef to join us at Magpie & Stump! Magpie & Stump guarantees a classic Banff experience complete with tacos, tequila and debauchery. This little piece of Mexico in the mountains serves up tacos, burritos, enchiladas and over 60 tequilas. In the summer months join us on 'El Patio' - our sun-drenched rooftop taco bar home to open air starlight fiestas , serving up margaritas and cervezas under the Banff sky. Want to know more? Check us out here:

Head Chef

The Head Chef contributes to the success of the company by participating in the management of the daily operations of the restaurant, including the management of all employees in conjunction with the General Manager. In addition, they manage inventory and supplies, optimize profits, and ensure that guests have an experience that lives up to the company values. They work closely with the service team and participate in decisions with the executive team.

We Love Perks! This Position Includes:

Great salaries, achievable bonus programs + tips
$200 Welcome Gift Card to use at any BHC Venue
50% off food, bottles of wine & sake for yourself + a guest at all BHC venues
Learning & Development allowance
Cell phone allowance
Extended health benefits with premiums completely paid for by BHC after 3 months
RRSP matching program after 3 months
Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage after 3 months
3 weeks paid vacation + statutory holidays
Paid community volunteer time
Affordable manager housing may be available
What You’ll Do:

Oversee and manage all areas of the kitchen operations and use your discretion to make decisions quickly
Ensure consistent food preparation and the highest caliber of food presentation, looking for ways to continuously improve and communicate with your team
Adhere to company standards and service levels to increase sales and minimize costs, including food and labor costs
Enforce sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and maintenance of the kitchen
Ensure compliance with operational standards, company policies, federal/provincial/local laws, and ordinances
As a leader within BHC, you’ll also be an ambassador of our employer brand, always being on the lookout for top talent and assisting with hiring amazing people to join the team, specifically on the kitchen team
You'll lead by example and recognize the importance of employee experience and building a strong team culture
Prepare and attend weekly and monthly planning meetings
Effectively communicate with the Corporate Chef team on menu and major decisions
What You Have:

2-4 years of experience in a supervisory kitchen role, with experience in a high volume kitchen environment
You don't shy away from working with various types of technology and systems
You're not only an amazing team player but also have a knack for bringing others together to work towards a common goal
Connecting with people and building trusting relationships comes easy to you
You have excellent communication skills and understand the importance of effective communication and workplace culture
Collaborative working style and team focus
Ability to take a step back to look at things from other perspectives and be open to a different way
Ability to work with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
Banff Hospitality Collective is: Balkan Restaurant | Chuck's Steakhouse | High Rollers | Magpie & Stump | Park Distillery Restaurant & Bar | The Bear Street Tavern | The Bison Restaurant + Terrace | The Eddie Burger Bar | The Maple Leaf Grill and Lounge | Three Bears Brewery & Restaurant | Hello Sunshine | Lupo Italian | Bluebird Restaurant | Are you ready to join us at Banff’s most iconic and popular downtown restaurants?

BHC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce and value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you are invited to participate in the hiring process and require an accommodation request, please let us know in advance by responding to the invite email.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.