Pursuit Sky Bistro Chef Banff Gondola

 Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit
Banff, AB
Full-time, Permanent
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What will be your daily pursuit?:
The Sky Chef leads and inspires the kitchen team whilst supervising food preparation as well as coordinating the daily tasks within the kitchen based on the direction of the Executive Chef.
What perks can you expect?:
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
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?:
Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and missions of Pursuit
Inspirationally lead and train kitchen personal
Supervise / coordinate the preparation and cooking of foods for Sky Bistro
Responsible for creating 2 seasonal menus per year based on the brand expression of Sky Bistro
Provide culinary instruction and demonstration of culinary techniques
Order to forecasted volumes and specify budgets
Select and develop standardized recipes to ensure consistent quality
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
Oversee specific catering events within Sky Bistro
Assist the Banff Gondola Executive Chef with performance management/ reviews and seasonal staffing levels
Meet or exceed forecasted/budgeted COGS/LTR and operational budgets (expenses)
Works within inventory control systems including daily updates to ensure accuracy
Work with a budget, understand the monthly expectations and work towards financial goals laid out
Constantly evaluates the success of our food and beverage program and proactively takes action to capitalize on opportunities for growth in volume or quality
Assists in development of menu items, food presentation, recipes and food costing of all items
Complies with Pursuit Branded policies and procedures
Follows Pursuit pillars of employment and service
Comfortable guest facing and tableside interactions
Flexible to work in various locations
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
3-5 years’ management experience in a high-volume food service and restaurant operation
Experience in demonstration cooking
Experience in menu writing, development and costing
Strong background in high volume/production kitchens/ Banquets
Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on customer service
Experienced and proficient in the latest sanitation and HACCP standards
Ability to control operating costs – labor and food
Computer literacy is essential
Being an effective administrator through inventory programs
Highly organized with the ability to create consistency without compromising creativity
Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods of time
Adhere to the Pursuit grooming policy
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.