Culinary/Kitchen Opportunities (Francophone Mobility Program)

  • Full-time
  • Job-Category: Culinary
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Schedule: Full-Time

Company Description

Join the team at Fairmont Banff Springs. Set in one of Western Canada’s most spectacular alpine destinations, Banff offers a unique community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It's the perfect work/life combination.

Job Description

Culinary/Kitchen Opportunities (Francophone Mobility Program)

Are you an international skilled francophone worker in Culinary who is looking to come work in Canada? 


Do you have a natural passion and creativity when it comes to cooking or baking? Would you like be part of a dynamic and innovative team in one of the largest hotels in Canada? Continue your career in the kitchen and come and work with our committed Chefs and strong culinary team preparing and serving the finest meals or pastries with amazing local ingredients.   


Culinary/Kitchen positions:

  • Second Cook
  • First Cook
  • Demi Chef de Partie
  • Chef de Partie

Successful candidates will be matched to one of the appropriate Kitchens based upon experience.


What is in it for you:

  • Guaranteed staff housing for full time employees walking distance from the hotel

  • Hot Meals & salad bar available in our staff cafeteria

  • Employee Travel Program 

  • Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status

  • Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks)

  • Discounts on food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf 

  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont in Canada's Western Mountain Region and over 5,000 properties with Accor

What you will be doing:  

  • Prepare, cook and service all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to the recipes and standards
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items in your area; participate in the creation of daily features and promotions
  • Receiving, and maintaining proper rotation of products in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage using FIFO
  • Adhere to and follow ALLSAFE health and safety protocols
  • Flexibility to work in any kitchen venue environment at anytime
  • Other duties as assigned


Your experience and skills include:

  • Red Seal Journeyperson Cook Certification or international equivalency required for Demi Chef de Partie positions and higher
  • Minimum 2 years’ culinary experience preferably in a luxury hotel or large kitchen environment
  • Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Culinary School an asset 
  • Safe Food Handling Certification
  • Possess strong organization & communication skills
  • Works well with others, demonstrates good team spirit with an open mind
  • Able to lift, carry and pull up to 50lbs and able to constantly stand and walk throughout shift 
  • Able to withstand exposure to kitchen equipment includes large and small ovens, stoves, steam kettles, mixers, sheeter, fryers, rational ovens, steamers, tilt skillets, fridges and freezers as well as blast freezers
  • Self‑motivated, with the ability to make effective decisions
  • Demonstrates initiative, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain high service levels under pressure
  • Schedule flexibility, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays

Your team and working environment: 

  • Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel

  • Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer 

  • Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada, under the requirements for Francophone Mobility Program (Mobilite Francophone) See requirments

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent. 

Why work for Accor? We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities. 

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.
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