Pastry Chef

As the Pastry Chef you play a vital role in the overall success of the culinary team and the restaurants within the resort. Your role as a Pastry Chef is to provide exceptional service and support the culinary team behind the scenes. The care you devote will result in the creation of spectacular pastries and desserts!

Expected Hourly Wage: Dependent on Resort and level of Skills/Experience

Work Schedule: Hours and shift schedule will vary, and can fluctuate seasonally

Level of English Required: Intermediate to High

Start Dates: May/June (Summer), October/November (Winter)

Job Duties

  • Plan and direct food preparation and cooking 
activities
  • Estimate food requirements
  • Instruct cooks in preparation and new cooking 
techniques; ensure quality of food and portion control
  • Consult with clients regarding weddings, banquets 
and special functions and plan and arrange food 
requirements for these functions
  • Create new recipes and design chocolate & sugar 
sculptures
  • Knowledgeable in the latest trends of: pastries, 
desserts, sugar work, chocolate work, cake decorations, showpieces, art pieces, competitions, pralines,
  • Requisition food & kitchen supplies and equipment
  • Schedule staff, supervisor, cooks and chefs
  • Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales 
and inventory
  • Follow the resorts policies and procedures and adhere to the grooming policies
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience

  • Willingness to learn new skills, great attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Inter-provincial Red Seal or equivalent education/ experience an asset
  • Food Safe Certification
  • 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Self-motivated, positive team player and strong leader
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

Locations

We have partnerships with unbelievable resorts in various beautiful Canadian destinations. With this program, you can imagine yourself working in Whistler, Banff,  Lake Louise, Jasper, Fernie, Vernon and Kananaskis. All of these destinations are located in either British Columbia or Alberta.
Have a specific location in mind? Let us know during your consultation and we will do our best to find you an employer in your preferred location.

Resorts

Our resort partners vary from unique private hotels to internationally recognized brand hotels. All of our partners carry a 3-5 star rating and promise their guests the highest level of service and an unforgettable experience. Our team will ensure to find you an employer that is a good fit for the experience you are seeking in Canada. We guarantee that all of our employer partners will offer you a great opportunity to gain new skills and have an amazing experience.

Benefits

Since our employer partners and us care about you and your experience, there are added benefits in each and every placement opportunity! What you can expect:
  • Guaranteed Staff Accommodation (subsidized rent, type of accommodation will be dependent on the resort)
  • Resort/Hotel Discounts
  • Staff Events
  • And much more! Each employer partner will offer unique benefits.

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